Captain
John Haller

Member since July 2015 Slidell, United States
Background
EST 2002 Welcome aboard to fish with one of the oldest and most experience charter boat fishing company /guide service on the entire northern Gulf Coast region. We simply go to the best fishing grounds for each season and the species of fish you desire to catch. CAPT.JOHN HALLER Is the gulf coast premier saltwater guide light tackle fishing the Biloxi Marsh, Mississippi Sound, Chandeleur Sound, Lake Borgne, and Lake Pontchartrain areas. Captain Haller is a U.S. Coast Guard Master Licensed and Maritime insured for a 50 ton vessel. He is a licensed guide by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. He is a US Merchant Marine officer and a member of the Louisiana Charter Boat Association also a member of National Association of Charter Boat Operators. He has his Associates Degree in Electronics Communication.
Techniques
Specializing in sight casting LIVE BAIT to hard fighting shallow water REDFISH, SPECKLED TROUT, FLOUNDER, TRIPLETAIL, & much more "Cajun Style". THE BOAT You will be world class sport fishing aboard my 25FT.Custom Built Privateer Renegade Center Console fishing machine powered by 300 HP Yamaha 4-stroke motor. She has full transom with a hydraulic bracket allows her to not only run safely in the shallows but to also tune her motor and prop for ride and efficiency. From the carefully designed hull to the unique shear, this boat gets the looks... and gets you there. She is the smoothest, quietest, and the most comfortable riding boat on the water for her size. She was custom built to navigate out into the Gulf of Mexico to fish the deep water oil and gas wells yet her 11-inch draft allows her to navigate inside to fish the shallow water marshes. Inside she has plenty of seating, dry storage, large top for shade, and fishing room large enough for 6 people to fish comfortabe.

Hey, I'm Captain John Haller

Slidell, United States
Background
EST 2002 Welcome aboard to fish with one of the oldest and most experience charter boat fishing company /guide service on the entire northern Gulf Coast region. We simply go to the best fishing grounds for each season and the species of fish you desire to catch. CAPT.JOHN HALLER Is the gulf coast premier saltwater guide light tackle fishing the Biloxi Marsh, Mississippi Sound, Chandeleur Sound, Lake Borgne, and Lake Pontchartrain areas. Captain Haller is a U.S. Coast Guard Master Licensed and Maritime insured for a 50 ton vessel. He is a licensed guide by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. He is a US Merchant Marine officer and a member of the Louisiana Charter Boat Association also a member of National Association of Charter Boat Operators. He has his Associates Degree in Electronics Communication.
Techniques
Specializing in sight casting LIVE BAIT to hard fighting shallow water REDFISH, SPECKLED TROUT, FLOUNDER, TRIPLETAIL, & much more "Cajun Style". THE BOAT You will be world class sport fishing aboard my 25FT.Custom Built Privateer Renegade Center Console fishing machine powered by 300 HP Yamaha 4-stroke motor. She has full transom with a hydraulic bracket allows her to not only run safely in the shallows but to also tune her motor and prop for ride and efficiency. From the carefully designed hull to the unique shear, this boat gets the looks... and gets you there. She is the smoothest, quietest, and the most comfortable riding boat on the water for her size. She was custom built to navigate out into the Gulf of Mexico to fish the deep water oil and gas wells yet her 11-inch draft allows her to navigate inside to fish the shallow water marshes. Inside she has plenty of seating, dry storage, large top for shade, and fishing room large enough for 6 people to fish comfortabe.
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Fishing Louisiana 25' Boat

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Fishing Reports

RIGOLETS FALL RUN !!!!

October 13, 2019

Fall fishing is on level 10 and only gets better. All fish are caught only a few miles from the Rigolets Marina on live shrimps and Matrix Shad Ultra Violet on the drop shot rigs so book you trip… Read Full Report →


RIGOLETS PASS FISHING REPORT

June 26, 2019

Despite all the river water in my area the Redfishing has been off the charts with limits on all my trips.Louisiana has a 5 Reds per person limit with no limits on Sheepshead. The big Sheepshead bite has also… Read Full Report →


RIGOLETS PASS FISHING REPORT!!!

June 14, 2019

Despite all the fresh river water from the spillway it has pushed large schools of Redfish(3-6 pound range ) and Big tasty Sheepshead onto our fishing ground A/K/A The Trestles. All fish are being caught on Rigolets Marina live… Read Full Report →


Drumming

August 18, 2018

Things are starting to pick up !!!! Read Full Report →


Mr.James Griffin

August 11, 2018

Had a great time! Would love to go again someday! Captain Haller was knowledgeable, friendly Read Full Report →


Shallow Water Sight Casting

August 03, 2018

My charter trip canceled for Friday so Jermeny( marina owner) and my son Zac jumped aboard the Chasin Tail.I headed straight to the feeding grounds to sight fish to these beautiful shallow water Reds with live shrimps under popping… Read Full Report →


DOWN ON THE REEF!!!

May 20, 2018

Dr Martin and daughter Ellie getting it done down on the reef!! Read Full Report →


RIGOLETS FISHING HIGHLIGHTS!!!

April 15, 2017

Mike Lively and buddy Orlando from Florida with a nice catch fishing for Trout on Lake P.Trestles. Lee Mckinizie,Morgan & Scott from B.R.got on the Trout hot and heavy before the winds kicked up and shout down the bite.… Read Full Report →


RIGOLETS FISHING HIGHLIGHTS

April 09, 2017

Mr.O’Neil Johnson and boyz from Meridian Ms.with a nice Lake Pontchartrain catch.The boyz did well on the Trout and Reds. Mr.Mike Lively,Orlando, and Garry joined up with me for a fun day in the Lake.The bite was slow as… Read Full Report →


Pulling The Rabbit Out The Hat!!!

March 15, 2017

Capt John Haller RIGOLETS FISHING HIGHLIGHTS I had the pleasure to fish with Mr.John Morgan(B.R.)son Gabe,daughter in law Michele from Colorado.I pointed the big Privateer to The Trestles for Trout to be greeted with hard west winds and it… Read Full Report →


FEBRUARY BLUES!!!

February 25, 2017

Picked up Chris Robertson crew from Nola and headed back down to The Great Wall armed with Rigolets Marina Live Shrimps. Moved around trying to find clean water with mixed results.Ended the day with a mixed bag as well.Green… Read Full Report →


DIRTY WATER BLUES!!!

January 23, 2017

Alon Shaya,wife Emily,Dad Sergeant Shaya( Israli Army Ret.)buddies Joe and Chris joined up with me at The Rigolets Marina at the crack of 8:30 .After several days of hard Nothwest winds which made fishing tough AS IT GETS so… Read Full Report →


JUST ANOTHER BRICK ON THE WALL!!!

January 09, 2017

JUST ANOTHER BRICK ON THE WALL!!! Randy Burch,Delena,and Josh flew down from Libby Montana -20 below zero to a nice mid 70’s to fish with me for Trout.Randy owns and operates a RV resort with and all the bells… Read Full Report →


CHRISTMAS GIFTS?

December 04, 2016

THIS CHRISTMAS GIVE THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING!!! CALL FISHING BOOKER FOR ALL THE DETAILS NEED Read Full Report →


99 AND HALF WON'T DO!!!

November 24, 2016

99 AND HALF WON’T DO!!! Mr.Al and Ronnie Jumonville, Steve, Doug joined me at the Rigolets Marina to experience the once in a 50 year phenomenon in the Lake.The slaughter grounds for Specks and whites were in 18-40 ft… Read Full Report →


Capt. John Haller RIGOLETS HIGHLIGHTS!!!

November 07, 2016

Yesterday Mr.Bruce Hayden crew joined me and did well before the rain came in on us fishing local to put together a nice mess of trout.Over the weekend I help good friend and fellow captain LSU Jim with a… Read Full Report →


RIGOLETS FISHING REPORT!!!

September 30, 2016

Heath Williams and crew from Texas with a nice catch of Trout fishing drop shot rigs with Matrix Shad Limo Slice and live Rigolets shrimps. Armado Cuellar and crew locals with another nice catch of Trout fishing drop shot… Read Full Report →


2 DAYS OF HARD LABOR!!!

September 04, 2016

Jason Boozer, Nathan, and Dan jumped on the boat for an afternoon trip with 150 live Rigolets Shrimps. I headed straight to West Pearl and fish under popping corks in grass beds to finish a limit of Green Trout… Read Full Report →


THE BOYZ DOWN ON THE REEF!!!

July 30, 2016

Ms.Hope Bickham and her boyz have been fishing with me a few years now and always come back for more.We waited it out at the docks with hard 20 knots west winds for around 2 hours.After debating about going… Read Full Report →


MISSISSIPPI SOUND TRIPLETAIL REPORT!!!

July 23, 2016

Mr.Guillaume Kruger and wife Lindsey from Taiwan were down in the city on vacation for a few days and heard about the areas great fishing. They jump about my boat over at The Rigolets Marina with a tank of… Read Full Report →


TRIPLETAIL IN BIG TROUBLE!!!

July 22, 2016

Big trouble for the Tripletails as my charter ran buoys along the Miss Sound..Didn't take long to get our limit fishing with live shrimp under popping corks. *****1 CHASING TAIL Charters LLC**** Established since 2002 Welcome aboard to fish… Read Full Report →


RUNNING THE BUOYS!!!

July 20, 2016

RUNNING THE BUOYS!!! Mike Lively has been fishing with me for a few years now and always come back for more.He is from the Florida east coast and loves to catch Tripletails.He also explained to me how hard they… Read Full Report →


DOWN ON THE REEF!!!

July 17, 2016

What a great day fishing down on the reef with Mike and Danielle from Florida.We started the day off early with a 1 stop shop destroying the trout with Matrix Shad Limbo Slice and Ultraviolet with some live shrimp… Read Full Report →


STUD TRIPLETAIL!!!

July 15, 2016

What a fun time fishing with Chuck, Beth, and Jess down on the REEF..The trout bite was slow but NOT the Tripletail.Jess landed his first and then he hooked up a STUD TRIPLETAIL running buoys on live shrimp under… Read Full Report →


IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!!

May 11, 2016

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!! LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN LOCAL FISHING REPORT: Mr.Bob Olexy and Miss Lisa drove over from Texas to get in on the fantastic Speckled Trout fishing they have been hearing about from there daughter. So we headed over… Read Full Report →


ROCK STEADY!!!

May 07, 2016

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN LOCAL REPORT Mr.AL Jumonville and crew hit the lake before the crack of dawn headed to the trax A/K/A Trestles hoping to beat the crowds.After making several moves with only a few Specks in the box I… Read Full Report →


SPECKLED TROUT HEAVEN!!!

April 08, 2016

It just doesn't get any better fishing local for speckled trout. Easy as it gets fishing with live shrimps drop shot rigs only 10 minutes from the Rigolets Marina Slidell Louidiana for WORLD CLASS SPORT FISHING!!! Capt.John Haller Read Full Report →


THE TRESTLES!!!

March 06, 2016

GREAT DAY FISHING THE TRESTLES LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN!!! High winds dirty water did not stop my crew and I from catching 25 nice Specks, 3 good Reds,and 8 big Sheepshead fishing with live shrimps on drop shot rigs. As the… Read Full Report →


CAJUN GRAND SLAM!!

February 26, 2016

Great local winter fishing today with winds North @ 15 knots with .21 range in tides and the catch 4 reds 4 heads 3 flounders 7 trout for a nice "Cajun Grand Slam" fishing North Shore Lake Pontchartrain area… Read Full Report →


FISH HARD!!!!

February 13, 2016

Low tides high winds dirty water but we fished hard to put together a nice box of sheephead and a few Red Drum fishing down in Delacroix Loiuiana this weekend. Read Full Report →


REDFISH NATION!!!!!

November 17, 2015

What a great trip with Wanda Stewart and her fiend Joe France.The day started off slow with only 1 Speck, 1 puppy Drum, and 1 lonely Flounder after fishing an area that has been producing some nice Trout but… Read Full Report →


After the Storm!!!

October 27, 2015

Well forks after the storm on the Gulf Coast the fishing will be on level 10 with all the saltwater pushing bait in from the Gulf.If you want to get in on some great inshore light tackle fishing just… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.89
out of 5 stars from 30 reviews
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Rhonda K.
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Phenomenal half day with Captain John

VERIFIED   September 11, 2019
This was an amazingly unforgettable experience worth every penny. Capt John was excellent! He was very knowledgable and had...
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Sanford, NC
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September fishing trip

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Chatsworth, GA
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   August 19, 2019
Great trip !
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New Orleans, LA
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Fishing with John

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Birthday trip with Capt. John

VERIFIED   September 8, 2018
My wife booked a half day trip for us with my brother in law and his wife and my brother and sister in law(6 total). From the...
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