Grand Isle Louisiana fishing charters offshore and inshore tuna, wahoo, dolphin, sailfish, marlin, red snapper, amberjack, redfish and trout

Grand Isle Louisiana Fishing Charters

The Best Charter Fishing Service and Guides in Grand Isle, Louisiana


cherece iv 1 If a fantastic Gulf Coast fishing adventure is on your agenda, then CHERECE IV CHARTERS should be your FIRST choice. The Cherece IV, a 39' custom sportfisher, is berthed at Sanddollar Marina in Grand Isle, Louisiana. Known as the "Cajun Bahamas", Grand Isle is a premier fishing destination on the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Grand Isle is a scenic and picturesque drive of only 2 1/2 hours from Baton Rouge and 2 hours from New Orleans. These waters are the home of the oldest consecutive running fishing tournament in the United States, The Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo. We offer the best deep sea fishing on the Gulf of Mexico. From red snapper to blue marlin, we have it all.


ABOUT US
CHERECE IV Charters is owned and operated by Capt. Karl Hatten. Techniques are taught for bottom fishing with natural and artificial baits near oil-rigs located in coastal waters, top-water fishing on light tackle by weedlines and rips, or trolling for pelagic's in blue water off the continental shelf, all explained in detail so you'll have a great day on the water

A true luxury sportfisher, CHERECE IV is air-conditioned and boasts a spacious salon, generous galley and comfortable berthing. Powered by state of the art turbocharged cummins engines.


WHAT KIND OF FISHING TRIPS DO YOU OFFER?

cherece iv 2Custom Trips
The Cherece IV is fast, comfortable, air conditioned and has a galley and head(restroom) for your comfort. Tips to deckhands are acceptable. Fish cleaning can be arranged with prior notice. Prices will depend on species and quantity.

Blue Water Canyon Trips
Blue water canyon trips are about 50-75 miles out. Day time canyon species include Yellowfin tuna, Blackfin tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin, Blue and White Marlin, and Sailfish. Overnight Canyon trips can be arranged and the species include Swordfish, Yellowfin, and Blackfin tuna. Trolling and rip fishing can be included to and from the canyon. 
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Blue Water Fishing
A full day, 10 to 12 hours of blue water fishing for 1 to 6 persons. Species cought are yellowfin tuna, blackfin tuna, wahoo, dolphin, sailfish white marlin, blue marlin, jack crevalle, and sharks.

Bottom Fishing
Bottom fishing can be included with blue water at no additional charge. Species cought are red snapper, white trout, blue fish, triger fish,amber jack, cobia, sharks, little tunny, jack crevalle, barracuda, and mackeral.

Inshore Fishing
cherece iv 4Groups of one to four fishermen can leave the dock around 5:30 a.m. and fish for 6 hours or so. For these excursions we use a 23 foot Seapro or 23 foot Bay Steath. We specialize at finding speckled trout and redfish.

PRICING

All prices include rods-n-reels, bait, fuel and ice. No hidden charges. A full day bottom fishing is for 1-6 anglers with an average time spent at sea from 8-10 hours. Spend the day bottom fishing for red snapper, grouper, king mackerel, cobia, spotted sea-trout, trigger fish, amberjack, black tip shark, jack crevalle, and barracuda just minutes from the dock. Call for current pricing.

WHERE WE GO AND WHAT WE CATCH
cherece iv 5Blue water fishing is for 1-6 anglers with an average time spent at sea from 10-12 hours. Just a few miles south of Louisiana's bottom fishing hot spots, you'll find waters teaming with blue marlin, wahoo, mahi mahi, and yellowfin tuna.

  • Blue water and bottom fishing (20-50 miles), typical species include Amberjack, Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, and Triggerfish.
  • Day Canyon trips (50-75 miles), species include Yellowfin tuna, Blackfin tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin, Blue and White Marlin, and Sailfish.
  • Overnight Canyon trips (50-75 miles), species include Swordfish, Yellowfin, and Blackfin tuna. Trolling and rip fishing can be included to and from the canyon.
  • Custom offshore charters tailored for individual preferences can also be arranged.


Regardless of your choice, your group will be guaranteed to experience a great day on the water in comfort and enjoyment. Custom trips can be arranged. We are also happy to arrange for accommodations at Sand Dollar Marina Hotel (Grand Isle's finest) as well as snacks, sandwiches and beverages for an additional charge. Fish cleaning services are available with prior notice. Prices are based upon quantity and fish species. Tips to Captain and mate not required but much appreciated.


Join us for the best Grand Isle fishing charter you will ever experience! Call us for current pricing.