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!
Anglers Choice
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My Charter Listings

Big Dog Fishing Charters – 24' Boat

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 129 reviews
Barataria
Going fast!
trips from $400

Big Dog Fishing Charters - 23' Boat

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 8 reviews
Barataria
trips from $400

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.90
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out of 5 stars from 137 reviews
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Half Day Trip with Captain Barry
Half Day Trip with Captain Barry
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Timoth V.
FX STATION, VA
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Half Day Trip with Captain Barry

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (AM) on March 7, 2021
When they say kid friendly, they mean in.  My family and I had a wonderful experience and can’t recommend this charter enough. ...
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Kathy C.
Owendale, MI
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Chad is AMAZING

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (AM) on April 8, 2021
Miss Susan was great to work with. When the heavy storms went through, she was in constant contact with us to move the departure...
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Charles C.
Lewis Center, OH
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Half Day Trip with Captain Barry

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip (PM) on May 11, 2021
Had a great time. It was my daughters first fishing trip. Captain Barry showed her how to cast and gave her his rod whenever...
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Jennifer C.
New Milford, CT
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Afternoon trip with Captain Chad

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip (PM) on May 8, 2021
We had a great time!  Captain Chad is a great guy- very relaxed and accommodating.  He worked hard to put us on the fish. ...
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Brenda H.
Clearfield, UT
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Half day trip with Captain Chad

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip (PM) on April 29, 2021
What a fun guy! Captain Chas was very friendly and knowledgeable, we had a ton of fun and the weather was absolutely amazing!...
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