Louisiana has some of the most diverse fishing in the world. The mangrove forests, hidden inlets, gorgeous flats, and bountiful waterways provide you with plenty of opportunities to grab that dream catch - Peter’s Net’s Fishing Adventures has the expertise to make sure you have the best shot possible!

The boat you’ll fish from is a 24’ Skeeter bay boat, recently restored. She’s powered by an impressive 200 HP Evinrude outboard engine. That kind of juice gives the boat an impressive maximum cruising speed of 45 knots, you won’t be wasting any time getting to the fishing spot!

Captain Don Maille will take you and up to 3 other anglers on a great fishing adventure in the inshore fishing waters of Louisiana. You can expect to go after Black Drum, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Sheepshead, and others. The techniques available are drift fishing, bottom fishing, spinning, jigging, and popping with light tackle. Captain Don will assist and instruct you in any of these techniques and you can rest assured you are in good hands. All required equipment is provided by the captain.

Cleaning and filleting your catch is available free of charge. Live bait wells and live bait are also available for use, without an extra fee. The minimum age for children is 6, kids under 13 will need to wear life vests at all times, and parents are required to provide a life vest if their child is under 10 years old. Keep in mind everyone on board whether fishing or not should purchase a fishing license. You can get a 3-day permit through the Louisiana Department of Agriculture.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    All bait and fuel prices are included on this trip. You will go up to 24 miles off the coast in search of the hottest bite - Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and other fish are on the catch list. All required equipment is provided by the captain.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Afternoon
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Jul 1
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    You'll usually leave the dock somewhere around noon or at your convenience and fish until 30 minutes before dark. Trip includes all tackle, bait, ice, fuel and fish cleaning.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Morning
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Jul 1
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Don't have all day to spend on the water, condider a short 4 hour morning trip. A great way to catch some dinner or kill some down time. We will leave the dock around 6:30 am and fish till 11:30 am or so. This trip does include bait, fuel, ice and fish cleaning.
  • Private trip
    Winter Special
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 17 - Mar 31
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Do the winter doldrums have you down, then let Peter's Nets take care of your wintertime adventure. This is a winter special for up to 4 people. Please check with the captain if there is an extra fuel surcharge for offshore trips.
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About the Captain

Don Maille
St. Bernard, Louisiana, United States
30 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
21 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2017
Fishing is not just a sport or a hobby, it's a way of life. To be out on the water at sunrise and see the beauty of God's creation in the beautiful colors as they come up over the horizon makes my office one of the best places to be. I have fished since I was 4 years old with my first Snoopy pole. I have loved fishing ever since, I have spent countless days running the bayous and bays of South Louisiana catching everything from fish, shrimp, and crabs. I enjoy sharing the knowledge that I have gained over the years with each of my clients. I have fished the waters of Shell Beach, Delacroix and Hopedale since I was around 8 years old. I would love to have you join me on an adventure of a lifetime. "Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime"

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Jack (Horse-eye) Jack (Horse-eye)

Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Skeeter (Bay boat) originally built in 2000, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 200HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks

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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
81%
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Anthony P.

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The fish flew into the boat

VERIFIED   NEW  Winter Special on March 5, 2021
Great capt loves his job and makes sure his clients have a great time
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Half Day Trip with Captain Don Mielie

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Afternoon on December 17, 2020
Don has great knowledge of the bayou and did a terrific job finding good fishing spots. He’s interesting and personable and...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Morning on July 23, 2020
We had an amazing experience with a wonderful Captain. I highly recommend Captain Don for a great experience and wonderful...
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on March 16, 2020
We had a great fishing day with Captain Don. We caught some reds, sheepshead, and trout during our outing. Captain Don worked...
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