New Orleans Deep Sea Fishing Charters

New Orleans Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Best Deep Sea Fishing Charters in New Orleans

Deep Sea Fishing in New Orleans

Thanks to its proximity to the deep reaches of the Gulf of Mexico, offshore fishing in New Orleans and nearby towns is nothing short of fantastic. Add to that 3,700 oil rigs, each a habitat for a number of tasty fish and you're in for a treat. Sign up for a trip with one of the deep sea fishing charters in New Orleans and experience it for yourself.

As elsewhere in the gulf, big game fishing means you're in for a fight to remember. Pelagic species are the most popular targets on these kinds of trips. Specifically, we're talking about Tuna, Marlin, Swordfish, and Mahi Mahi. On the other hand, you can also do some bottom fishing and deep dropping for a number of Groupers and Snappers.

But when's the best time to go fishing in these parts? Honestly, it depends on what you're looking to reel in. For Marlin, June–October is your best bet. Swordfish pear earlier in the year, from April to June. Like you'd expect Red Snapper are strictly a summertime option. Finally, Tuna fish is good throughout the year so any time is a good time to be on the water!

The length of a deep sea fishing trip out of New Orleans will depend on exactly where you're setting sail from. Trips from New Orleans proper are rare because there are several smaller towns closer to the Gulf of Mexico that are just a short drive away. These allow you to reach deeper waters even on a shorter trip. But if you're looking for the ultimate big game adventure, you'll need to set a full day aside.

New Orleans
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Based on 28,556 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

What anglers said about Deep Sea Fishing in New Orleans

Make sure you know where you are going or be sure to get a guide like Bayou charters.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you know where you are going or be sure to get a guide like Bayou charters.
Bayou Paradise Fishing Charters
Bayou Paradise Fishing Charters
This was our first time, and it was well worth it. Great spots, great fish, all inclusive, WAY better than any French Quarters tour!!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This was our first time, and it was well worth it. Great spots, great fish, all inclusive, WAY better than any French Quarters tour!!!
Bayou Paradise Fishing Charters
Bayou Paradise Fishing Charters
Listen to the captain. Captain Clinton knew where to fish, how to fish the spot, and how to read the water for the best chance.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Listen to the captain. Captain Clinton knew where to fish, how to fish the spot, and how to read the water for the best chance.
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
When fishing in March be prepared for cooler weather than reported in the weather app.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
When fishing in March be prepared for cooler weather than reported in the weather app.
Bayou Bowfishing Charters
Bayou Bowfishing Charters
Book with Speck dat Charters! Captain Brad will put you in the fish and take care of you!!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book with Speck dat Charters! Captain Brad will put you in the fish and take care of you!!!
Speck Dat Charters LLC
Speck Dat Charters LLC
October/November is a better time if you're looking for specs and good temperatures.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
October/November is a better time if you're looking for specs and good temperatures.
Speck Dat Charters LLC
Speck Dat Charters LLC
It was cold and windy with no insects and the overcast sky made it very comfortable. By far a great time to go fishing.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was cold and windy with no insects and the overcast sky made it very comfortable. By far a great time to go fishing.
Drum & Co. Fishing
Drum & Co. Fishing Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Just remember it's called fishing and not catching. A great Captain can put you on fish, share their knowledge and give you a great experience.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just remember it's called fishing and not catching. A great Captain can put you on fish, share their knowledge and give you a great experience.
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
We caught 60 blue catfish! Plus specks , black drum , sheepshead and redfish!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We caught 60 blue catfish! Plus specks , black drum , sheepshead and redfish!
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Bring bug spray. The mosquitos swarm for about 30 minutes at dusk. Other than that. Book with Captain Clinton deArmas. He is knowledgeable and great at communicating exactly how to get the fish in the boat. You'll have a great time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring bug spray. The mosquitos swarm for about 30 minutes at dusk. Other than that. Book with Captain Clinton deArmas. He is knowledgeable and great at communicating exactly how to get the fish in the boat. You'll have a great time.
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
So knowledgeable of fishing and patient! He could teach anyone how to fish I’m sure of it!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
So knowledgeable of fishing and patient! He could teach anyone how to fish I’m sure of it!
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Talk to your guide ahead of time about the weather and what clothing to bring. Winter months may take several lays
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Talk to your guide ahead of time about the weather and what clothing to bring. Winter months may take several lays
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Call Captain Brad D’ Alphonso now! He books dates like 3-4 months in advance. He has patience the only quality that makes an excellent fisherman. Not all Captains are patient.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Call Captain Brad D’ Alphonso now! He books dates like 3-4 months in advance. He has patience the only quality that makes an excellent fisherman. Not all Captains are patient.
Speck Dat Charters LLC
Speck Dat Charters LLC
As with all guides call and speak to them, learn about what is going on before your trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
As with all guides call and speak to them, learn about what is going on before your trip.
Speck Dat Charters LLC
Speck Dat Charters LLC Livermore, CA
It’s is still humid and hot after 10am so bring a hat some mosquito repellent just incase.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It’s is still humid and hot after 10am so bring a hat some mosquito repellent just incase.
Speck Dat Charters LLC
Speck Dat Charters LLC Simi Valley, CA
Be sure to have someone who knows their way around and what they are doing
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be sure to have someone who knows their way around and what they are doing
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures United States
Get a great Captain like Brad who knows the area you are fishing. Be prepared for the heat of July. We made sure to select a Captain with a boat that had shade. Dress appropriately for the sun and heat of July. We had a blast and caught a lot of fish even in July.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Get a great Captain like Brad who knows the area you are fishing. Be prepared for the heat of July. We made sure to select a Captain with a boat that had shade. Dress appropriately for the sun and heat of July. We had a blast and caught a lot of fish even in July.
Speck Dat Charters LLC
Speck Dat Charters LLC College Station, TX
Make sure you bring sunscreen, hat, polarize sunglasses, and of course snacks !
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you bring sunscreen, hat, polarize sunglasses, and of course snacks !
Reel As It Gets Charters
Reel As It Gets Charters Sparta, TN
According to some of the locals and a couple of captains that I spoke to, the fishing around New Orleans has been tough this year, however I would not have known that, as I had an excellent day on the water and caught a variety of fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
According to some of the locals and a couple of captains that I spoke to, the fishing around New Orleans has been tough this year, however I would not have known that, as I had an excellent day on the water and caught a variety of fish.
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures
Get’n Hooked Inshore Adventures Elmira, MO
Bring a friend! You are going to catch a lot of fish. And bring something to eat and drink for trip!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring a friend! You are going to catch a lot of fish. And bring something to eat and drink for trip!
Wicked Fishing Charters
Wicked Fishing Charters El Paso, TX

Top Targeted Deep Sea Fishing Species in New Orleans