Louisiana Charter Fishing

Welcome to Ellender Charters.  We offer inshore, near coastal, and fly fishing trips.  We fish the waters south of Houma, Louisiana.  These waters range from south of Morgan City, Louisiana, to south of Fourchon, Louisiana.  A typical trip departs from Cocodrie, LA and depending on the type of fishing, the boat ride can be 10 minutes or over an hour.  Like I said above, our fishing grounds cover many miles and with all this area, comes an abundance of fish. 

On an inshore trip, we generally target redfish and speckled trout, but we also catch many other species.  These fish include redfish, speckled trout, black drum, and sheepshead. 

A near coastal fishing charter targets red snapper, mangrove snapper, and sheepshead.  The time of year and season dictates when we can target these fish. 

Fly fishing and/or sight casting charters generally target redfish.  For this, we run a 17' Maverick technical poling skiff.  Due to the size of the boat and the shallow waters, these trips are limited to 1-2 people.   

Ellender Charters caters to your wants, so if you want to strictly catch redfish, then that is what we will try to do.  If you are like the majority of people and just want to catch, then we can cater to those wants as well.  We guarantee you will have a great time!


Check out our Facebook and/or Instagram pages for updated fishing reports and pictures.  The links to these pages are located at the bottom of each page.

Louisiana Charter and Fly Fishing Rates

Captain Josh Ellender

6621 Highway 56

Chauvin, LA 70344

Tel: 985-438-5041


Ellender Charters works with groups of all sizes.  Whether you are a couple wanting to explore Louisiana's beautiful scenery or a corporation wanting to entertain clients, we can accommodate your needs.  We work with multiple guides and can entertain groups of 40+ people.  Our packages include: inshore fishing, near coastal fishing, fly fishing, as well as lodging.     All bookings require a $200 deposit. 


Inshore Rates

1-3 people      -    $700

4 people         -    $800

5 people         -    $900

6 people         -    $1000

Fly Fishing Rates

Near Coastal Rates

1 - 2 People         -       $700

1-3 people      -    $700

4 people         -    $800

5 people         -    $900

6 people         -    $1000

*Fuel is not included on a near coastal trip

Meeting times fluctuate depending upon sunrise times. Guests will be contacted by their captain to receive their specific meeting time.

Rates include *fuel, ice, fishing pole usage, tackle, and fish cleaning.  Bait (shrimp, crabs, or croakers) is extra and usually runs between $10 and $60.    

Due to certain past experiences, if you break and/or damage anything while onboard the boat, because of negligence, you are responsible for the cost of that item at the end of the trip. 

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