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, Im 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!

My Charter Listings

Big Dog Fishing Charters

Barataria
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trips from $400

Big Dog Fishing Charters - 23' Boat

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 60 reviews
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Elijah K.
United States
 5.00
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Afternoon trip with Cpt. Jason!

VERIFIED   June 9, 2018
I grew in south Florida and have fished my whole life. I know what a top notch charter company looks like. This is an excellent...
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Seth Z.
New York, NY
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Half Day Trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   September 6, 2018
We booked a fishing trip as part of a bachelor party and it was a great decision. We had a great experience with Captain Mike...
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Denis D.
Baton Rouge, LA
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   NEW  January 1, 2019
outstanding guide we had so much fun and took us to the places where fishing is what fishing is supposed to be , will be back...
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David S.
Houston, TX
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Solo trip with Capt Vernon at Big Dog

VERIFIED   October 27, 2018
Fished both artificials and shrimp under a cork.  The morning was a grind, checking out a few of the Captains spots. ...
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Brian L.
Overland Park, KS
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Half day trip with captain Chad

VERIFIED   September 2, 2018
We had an absolute blast on our trip. We caught our limit and captain Chad kept us out of the rain. Captain Chad was very knowledgeable...
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