Charter Operator
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, we're 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!

My Charter Listings

Big Dog Fishing Charters – 24' Boat

104 reviews
Barataria
Going fast!
trips from $400

Big Dog Fishing Charters - 23' Boat

7 reviews
Barataria
trips from $400

Fishing Reports

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 111 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
94%
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Flemming R.
Harvey, LA
 5.00
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Awesome Trip with CPT Joshua

VERIFIED   NEW  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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Shaun C.
Walker, LA
 5.00
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   NEW  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   NEW  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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Radostin B.
United States
 5.00
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Awesome experience!

VERIFIED   NEW  July 31, 2020
Everything was perfect! The communication, the organization, the boat and Captain Alden were great!  Our family had a...
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Kristina C.
Houston, TX
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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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