Captain
David Bourgeois

Member since May 2014 Barataria, United States
Background
Born and raised on the Bayous of Lafitte (Barataria Basin). There is no greater way of life or joy than to share our heritage with those visiting New Orleans. I love to see the light in people's eyes as they land their catch - whether it is their 1st or 100th fish, it is always a pleasure to share a bit of the Bayou with others. I own and operate Big Dog Fishing Charters and have a team of Captains waiting to show you a great time!
Techniques
Fishing style and technique varies depending on conditions and also client's abilities. From throwing Shrimp to Artificial / Sight Casting to dropping a line we do it all!

Hey, I'm Captain David Bourgeois

Barataria, United States
Background
Born and raised on the Bayous of Lafitte (Barataria Basin). There is no greater way of life or joy than to share our heritage with those visiting New Orleans. I love to see the light in people's eyes as they land their catch - whether it is their 1st or 100th fish, it is always a pleasure to share a bit of the Bayou with others. I own and operate Big Dog Fishing Charters and have a team of Captains waiting to show you a great time!
Techniques
Fishing style and technique varies depending on conditions and also client's abilities. From throwing Shrimp to Artificial / Sight Casting to dropping a line we do it all!
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My Charter Listings

Big Dog Fishing Charters – 24' Boat

108 reviews
Barataria
In demand!
trips from $400

Big Dog Fishing Charters - 23' Boat

7 reviews
Barataria
trips from $400

Fishing Reports

Mondays are for CATCHING !!

August 17, 2020

The Gabriel’s spent their Monday CATCHING!!! Thanks so much for Booking & Catching with The BIG DOGS Read Full Report →


Celebrating and Making Memories on The B

August 16, 2020

Celebrated The Augustine’s 35th Wedding Anniversary today - so happy to have your family with Us!! Wishes for many more years of happiness and making memories to last a lifetime ? Read Full Report →


Another great trip with The Hayes

August 15, 2020

Hayes family enjoyed some Bayou Time! Thanks again for Fishing & Lodging with Us Read Full Report →


We Smacked them today!

August 13, 2020

Thanks Terry for booking with Us again - Read Full Report →


NO Throwback Thursday!!

August 13, 2020

We had a Blast Catching our LIMIT Read Full Report →


Great Evening CATCH

August 13, 2020

Pulled off a Great Evening trip with Charles - - Thanks so much for Catching with Us Read Full Report →


Catching & Making Memories

August 10, 2020

Mehran Family had a wonderful day Catching & Making Memories ... Read Full Report →


BIG CATCH with The BIG DOGS

August 08, 2020

Another Awesome trip Chris!! Thanks for CATCHING with The BIG DOGS Read Full Report →


COME ON DOWN AND CATCH YOU SOME REDS!

September 07, 2016

SEPTEMBER OFFERS AMAZING FISHING - WEATHER TENDS TO COOL DOWN A BIT STARTING THIS MONTH AND WE USUALLY SEE THE BULL REDS MOVING IN - BULL REDS ARE REDFISH THAT ARE 27" AND LARGER. REDFISH (EVEN THE SMALLER ONES)… Read Full Report →


REDFISH ARE HEATING UP ON THE BAYOU !!

September 06, 2016

SEPTEMBER IS AN AMAZING TIME ON THE BAYOU - REDS! REDS! AND MORE REDS! FISHING WILL ONLY CONTINUE TO GET BETTER AS WE MOVE LATER INTO THIS MONTH AND MONTHS TO COME. COME ON DOWN AND CATCH WITH THE… Read Full Report →


GREAT LAFITTE FISHING ... HAPPENING NOW!

May 31, 2016

Now is the perfect time to book your fishing charter! Reds are running strong and also getting into some Trout, Flounders and occasional Black Drum and Sheephead. Come on down to Lafitte and experience the true Spirit of Louisiana Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.89
out of 5 stars from 115 reviews
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Flemming R.
Harvey, LA
 5.00
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Awesome Trip with CPT Joshua

VERIFIED   July 15, 2020
My friend and I had a awesome trip today with CPT Josh he put us on some monster reds and a variety of other species. This...
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Kristina C.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Half Day Trip (PM)

VERIFIED   June 29, 2020
We had an awesome time with Captain Chad! The fish weren’t biting at first, but he was determined to find them for us....
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Shaun C.
Walker, LA
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   August 2, 2020
Had a really good time.i am a terrible fisherman.i butt hooked 4 fish and then caught another on a popped string.he got us...
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Dale W.
Gonzales, Louisiana
 5.00
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Full day charter with Capt Chad

VERIFIED   July 21, 2020
Of all the charters I have taken this by far was the best. Can’t Chads knowledge of exactly where the fish were and what...
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Kenny B.
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Best day of fishing

VERIFIED   November 17, 2019
To start we loved how well they worked with us to get us scheduled in so quickly and are captain was so knowledgeable on where...
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