Chapman’s Charters

out of 5 stars from 2 reviews See all 2 reviews
198 Bourg Port Road
Hackberry LA, United States

Chapman’s Charters specializes in light tackle inshore and nearshore fishing trips out of the Calcasieu Estuary in Hackberry, Louisiana. If you are looking for a fishing trip of a lifetime that you won’t soon forget, Chapman’s Charters is there to make it happen. Captain Billy is a very experienced guide who knows where the fish are biting and hiding.

Join Chapman’s Charters aboard a 24-foot Nautic Start center console, which is well-prepared for the current bite. It comes powered by a 250 HP Mercury engine and has a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots to get you to the fishing grounds quickly. On board this spacious vessel, you will not miss the exhilarating Louisiana fishing experience. The navigational electronics include a Lowrance GPS and a fish finder. There is a Power-Pole shallow water anchor to make sure you stay rooted to the fishing grounds, as well as a Minn Kota wireless trolling motor for a quiet ride. The boat provides comfortable fishing space for up to four guests.

Chapman’s Charters will take you fishing the inshore and nearshore waters, as well as the flats and backcountry. You will be able to enjoy some light tackle action, along with spinning and popping where the opportunity presents itself. Chapman’s Charters offers four and eight-hour trips, where you will be catching Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Sheepshead, and Black Drum.

A trip with Chapman’s Charters comes inclusive with rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Your catch will be cleaned and filleted for you at the end of the trip at no additional charge so that you could take it home with you and taste for dinner later. For your fishing adventure, you will need to bring a Louisiana fishing license, sunscreen, your camera to take a lot of pictures, an ice chest with some soft drinks, appropriate clothes, food, and the desire to catch fish.

After a day out with Chapman’s Charters, you will leave with a box full of fish and lots of memories.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    You will be fishing out of the Calcasieu Estuary for Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, Flounder, and Black Drum. All rods, reels, bait, and tackle will be provided, as well as the fish cleaning and filleting service. You need to bring a Louisiana fishing license, an ice chest with your own soft drinks, snacks, appropriate clothes, and a camera.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Nautic Star (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 250HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

24 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle


Life Jackets
Wireless Trolling Motor
Life Jackets
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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:
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

About the Captain

Billy Chapman
Hackberry, Louisiana, United States
Member since March 2017
When Captain Billy Chapman first picked up a rod and reel, he was hooked. Having spent thousands of hours on the water, Billy has gained all the necessary experience and knowledge about the fish and where they are hiding. He enjoys taking his friends and clients out, no matter the age and expertise.
Response time: 10 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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I booked this trip for my wife as a surprise for our anniversary (yes she is the fisher of this couple).  Leading up to the trip Captain Billy was very responsive and informative to ensure we were prepared for the trip.  On the trip itself we could not have had a better time or experience then what we got with Captain Billy.  We were not just fishing, we were catching which made the trip even more enjoyable.  All in all, we brought back 27 fish which included Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead and a Flounder.  I believe biggest 2 catches were a 7 lb Redfish and a 5 lb trout.

I would absolutley fish with Captain Billy again, and highly recommend him to anybody looking.

Fished October 21, 2017
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Fished July 31, 2017
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