New Orleans Style Fishing Charters

With New Orleans Style Fishing Charters, the beautiful waters of Louisiana will be all yours. On your day out with Captain Jason Shilling, you will be able to fish the backwater marsh, lakes, bays, and bayous of Lafitte the way they’re meant to be fished.

Lafitte is located just 40 minutes south of New Orleans. This fantastic holds some of the finest angling opportunities around. You can get your hands on anything from hard-fighting Redfish to Black Drum, Sheepshead, Flounder, and the paper-mouthed Speckled Trout.

All trips with Captain Jason Shilling are private charters that cater to anglers of all skill levels and expertise. A seasoned veteran, a family with young kids, or a complete beginner, there is a trip for you. Capt. Jason will put his talent to work for you and will have you all reeling in fish in no time.

Your adventure will begin at safe light from Nick’s Marina and will last for about 5 hours. Before you make your first cast, you will need to purchase a $10 Louisiana fishing license for anyone in your party who’s 16 or older. You can get your license in advance by phone or online. All gear, tackle, and lures, as well as soft drinks, bottled water, and a complimentary fish cleaning service, will be provided for the trip.

New Orleans Style Fishing Charters operates a 22’ Custom-built bay boat, which is a seaworthy fishing vessel with a 225 HP Mercury. The boat is equipped with modern electronics and professional accessories to save your time while searching for fish.

Enjoy the southern hospitality, good times, and a lot of action. Let Capt. Jason take you on a fishing adventure you won’t soon forget!



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  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $500
    This morning trip will take you catching Redfish and Speckled Trout in the backwater marsh of New Orleans. You will be provided with rods, reels, lures, tackle, drinks (bottled water), and cleaning and bagging of your catch. Transportation is also available from downtown New Orleans.
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About the Captain

Jason Shilling
Lafitte, Louisiana, United States
4 Fishing Reports
34 Customer reviews
Response time 12 hours
Member since May 2014
New Orleans Style Fishing Charters is run and operated by Captain Jason Shilling. A professional angler with a wealth of local knowledge, Jason became a fishing guide to share his passion with the others. He believes there is hardly a better way to make a living than to do something you love. And it shows! Each trip with Capt. Jason is not only about catching fish; you will be able to hone your angling skills and create memories that will last a lifetime.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Boat specs

Frontier (Performance fishing) originally built in 2009. Powered by a 225HP Mercury engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box
Life Jackets

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Soft drinks & water

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
At least 4 years old; life jackets supplied
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 34 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (26)
Fishing with Captain Jason Shilling
February fishing trip
Great morning on the water
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Tammy K.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
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Experience:
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Fishing with Captain Jason Shilling

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip (AM) on July 28, 2022
We had a great time fishing with captain Jason he was an awesome guide and full of knowledge.  Will defiantly use him again.
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Dusty W.
United States
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Half Day trip with captain Roy..

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on April 29, 2022
Very professional and friendly. Caught 75 speckled trout in about 3 hours.. 100% recommend Booking with Jason
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John E.
Metairie, LA
Excellent
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Afternoon Trip with Captain Jason Shilling

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (PM) on October 6, 2020
It started raining on our way to the marina. Captain Jason told us we could cancel with no cancellation fees if we didn’t...
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Katie C.
Winder, Georgia
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half Day Trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (PM) on June 11, 2021
It was a great morning on the water. Went with kids and he was great with them. He was patient and helped with the lines so...
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Grant C.
New Orleans, LA
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Caught Some Great Drum & Redfish!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on November 20, 2018
It was a cool & blustery day… and according to my search online, NOT a good day for fishing. Captain Roy (he works with Capt....
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FAQs about New Orleans Style Fishing Charters

New Orleans Style Fishing Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)

When you book a trip with New Orleans Style Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with New Orleans Style Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Soft drinks & water)

New Orleans Style Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

New Orleans Style Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with New Orleans Style Fishing Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Spotted Seatrout