Captain
John Chauvin

Member since December 2015 Grand Isle, United States
Background
Capt. John has been fishing ever since he was a boy. First taught to fish by his Dad, he grew up absorbing the various techniques and methods of the anglers around him, giving him a large amount of experience in different ways of fishing. He has been chartering for quite a few years and loves to pass on his knowledge to his guests.
Techniques
A variety of techniques including fishing with rip-lines and free-line, popping with live or artificial bait.

Hey, I'm Captain John Chauvin

Grand Isle, United States
Background
Capt. John has been fishing ever since he was a boy. First taught to fish by his Dad, he grew up absorbing the various techniques and methods of the anglers around him, giving him a large amount of experience in different ways of fishing. He has been chartering for quite a few years and loves to pass on his knowledge to his guests.
Techniques
A variety of techniques including fishing with rip-lines and free-line, popping with live or artificial bait.
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Capt. John’s Fin-tastic Charters

25 reviews
Grand Isle
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Fishing Reports

Grand Isle Trout Action!!!

May 06, 2017

This morning we loaded the boat and headed out at our usual time of 5:30 to get a jump on the early morming bite. We took a anxious 10 min ride to the stomping grounds. It was non-stop action… Read Full Report →


Spring Bite

April 22, 2017

Today was a fabulous day on the water. The day started out great and got better as it went on. We were blessed with a mild breeze for a change, which allowed us to get out to the honey… Read Full Report →


Fun February Trip

February 08, 2017

Today our trip started out with plenty of fog, but we took our time and made our way to the first fishing hot-spot. We were using a mixture of live shrimp and plastic minnows under a popping cork. In… Read Full Report →


Fin-tastic Snapper Trip

June 29, 2016

It was a beautiful, calm Louisiana morning. My guest and I grabbed some breakfast and set out for our short ride to the fishing grounds. Within 15 min we were casting our lines. Immediately we were reeling in snapper,… Read Full Report →


Awesome Grand Isle Fishing

June 20, 2016

It was another beautiful day on the island for my crew from Florida. Ed, Bobby, Danny and John climbed aboard for their Fin-tastic Louisiana fishing trip, and we set sail to the promised land. We hit our first stop… Read Full Report →


Grand Isle Trout Bite

May 19, 2016

It's that time of year. The time of year people from all over the US come to Grand Isle La to have fun filling their freezers' full of Louisiana Speckled Trout. We left out at 6AM and made the… Read Full Report →


Fun times

May 05, 2016

My father & son crew from Wisconsin, Randy & Jason, had a great time reeling in some nice trout today. The winds were still blowing a good 15 - 20 mph from this last front that moved through, but… Read Full Report →


Beautiful, trout filled day

April 24, 2016

Man, you couldn't ask for a better day... "You could, but I don't think you would get it", lol. David, Daryl and Jeremy came down to wonderful Grand Isle and filled the boat with fish. The weather was great… Read Full Report →


Another great day in Grand Isle

April 22, 2016

Well Scott & Shannon had a awesome morning. We left the dock around 7am after a few rain showers passed. It was a breezy morning, but it was a nice ride to the fishing hole. First shannon reeled in… Read Full Report →


Another Fin-tastic Time

April 16, 2016

Well mother nature tried to put a damper on our day by sending high winds of 20+ mph, but she couldn't stop me and my Alabama crew for having a blast out on the water. We loaded the boat… Read Full Report →


Spring time in Grand Isle

April 15, 2016

Springtime fishing in Grand Isle is one of the best times you can treat yourself to. My clients, David and Daryl know this and was down for some redfish and speckled trout action. We headed out to the stomping… Read Full Report →


March winds

March 07, 2016

The March winds were blowing hard, but that didn't stop my Mississippi crew from catching plenty fish. We headed out from Bridge Side Marina at 6:30 AM and took a lil 15 min cruse to the honey hole. In… Read Full Report →


Another Fin-tastic trip

December 11, 2015

It was a beautiful bright December morning in south Louisiana. My clients and I headed out around 6AM for a inshore trout trip. It was a short ride to the fishing ground and in on time the guys were… Read Full Report →


Winter Fishing in South Louisiana

December 05, 2015

Most people think of fishing, and automatically they think they can only catch plenty of fish in the hot summer months. But if your in South Louisiana, winter Fishing is just as hot as summer fishing. The fish move… Read Full Report →

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5.00
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Travis V.
Dallas, TX
 5.00
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Fun before the storm

VERIFIED   July 9, 2019
The captain was extremely nice and funny. He informed us that the bite would be very slow before we set out due to the storm...
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Scott L.
Dallas, TX
 5.00
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6 hour trip with captain john

VERIFIED   February 16, 2019
this trip was for me and my dad to have some special time together . captain john made this the best time ,awesome guide and...
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Pete M.
Lafayette, LA
 5.00
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From the sea to our belly!

VERIFIED   April 16, 2019
Family had a great day of fishing with Captain John. We fished some great spots and saw a lot of the area from Fourchon to...
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Mark H.
Nemaha, NE
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Great time with a great guide.

VERIFIED   March 7, 2019
Had an awesome trip and caught some great fish. Guide was very patient and helpful with my wife who has never fished. She caught...
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Jacob H.
Baker, LA
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   April 26, 2019
Great time with captain John Chauvin!
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