Bonsack Guide Service

4847 Riverridge Drive
Lake Charles LA, United States

Bonsack Guide Service invites you on an extreme fishing experience in the shallow waters of Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Basin, Louisiana. You will be wade fishing and drifting along the lake the basin with the help of Guide and Captain Steven Bonsack. He has an unmatched passion for wading and shallow water fish which will rub off on you as you soon as you meet him.

Captain Steven will guide you in search of the shallow water species such as Spotted Trout, Redfish, and Flounder. These species are present year round, with Redfish being available in peak numbers every month of the year, Flounder peak season from March to November, and Trout from April through November. You can also fish for offshore species in the summer months.

You will go on one of Captain Steven’s boats: one is a 22-foot Kenner center console, powered by a 200 HP Mercury engine, and aided by a wireless trolling motor. The boat has a GPS and a fishfinder, as well as a livewell for the bait, and an icebox for the catch. The boat is also fully equipped with the necessary safety equipment such as life jackets and first-aid.

The second boat is a flats boat, with a Mercury engine, safety and electronics, and a wireless trolling motor. The boat that goes out is determined based on the number of people in your party.

Bonsack Guide Service will provide you with the necessary fishing gear that includes rods, reels, tackle, and lures, so all you have to bring is a valid fishing license. They will also clean and fillet your catch at the end of the trip, so you are welcome to bring a cooler to transport your fish home safely.

Bonsack Guide Service invites you on an extreme fishing experience in the shallow waters of Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Basin, Louisiana. You will be wade fishing and drifting along the lake the basin with the help of Guide and Captain Steven Bonsack.


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Kenner (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 200HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
3 persons
Types of Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Flounder

 
Redfish
 
Spotted Seatrout
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

30% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Checks, American Express.

About the Captain

Steven Bonsack
Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
Member since March 2017
Captain Steven is a United States Coast Guard licensed captain who has spent his life on the waters of Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Basin, Louisiana. He loves wade fishing and drifting and encourages guests to try these methods that bring them into very close contact with the fish. He loves taking kids out and teaching them all about the fish.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%