Chandeleur Islands Coastal Fishing Adventure

Chandeleur Islands Coastal Fishing Adventure

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For any gulf angler, this is a bucket list trip.  When you mix the best speckled trout fishing in the Gulf of Mexico with huge schools of bull redfish, jack crevall, bluefish, and the sharks, you’ve got the makings of an amazing saltwater safari!  Interested in this trip? Call us at (888) 849-6637 or email to reserve your spot!

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Reserve your spot with a $180.00 deposit



START: Pass Christian, MS
FINISH: Pass Christian, MS
Budget Friendly Couples Family Friendly

Spend three days fishing some of the richest fishing grounds in the world for redfish and trout from your own fully fueled skiff with first-class lodging and meals included. This is Chandeleur Island fishing at its finest!

Your home for three days in the Chandeleur Islands is the 100′ Mothership Backdraft of DMJ Charters. The Chandeleur Islands are particularly challenging for fishing because they change with every season and with every large weather front, but The DMJ staff has been fishing these fertile waters for decades and they are well equipped with 6 outboard skiffs and all the accoutrements to make your trip to “Chandy” unforgettable.

What's Included
  • World-class redfish and trout fishing in the Chandeleur Islands.
  • Three-day, semi-guided fishing trip for 10 anglers in Louisiana.
  • Top-notch lodging, homemade meals and superior fishing included.
  • Mothership is 105-feet long and 22-feet wide with first-class accommodations.
  • Fish from your own fully fueled skiff for monster redfish, slob trout and more.
  • Fish will be cleaned and bagged for you to take home.
  • Maps, radios, and instructions on where the fish are biting each day
  • Three meals per day – a hearty breakfast, hot lunch, and Southern-style cajun cuisine dinner
  • Plenty of snacks, soft drinks, bottled water and tea
  • Towels and Linen service
What's Not Included
  • Transportation to/from Pass Christian, MS (closest airport: New Orleans)
  • Personal fishing equipment and clothing
  • Louisiana Fishing License
  • Alcoholic Beverages (BYO – no glass bottles)
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance


Off-shore Fishing

Photos from Recent Adventures


Day 1 - South to Chandeleur
Arrive to the Mothership in Pass Christian, MS at 7:00 PM. Load onto the Mothership and get unpacked. We will head to dinner across the street at Bacchus on the Beach. Optional adventure – trip to the Casino. Make sure you get back to the Mothership by midnight, or you will quite literally “miss the boat” as it departs for the trip south to Chandeleur.
Day 2/3 - Full Days of Fishing
Awake to the smell of fresh coffee and breakfast being cooked. All skiffs will be in the water with equipment loaded, ready for a full day of fishing. (Meals: B, L, D)
Day 4 - Final Day of Fishing
Enjoy a final day of fishing. All skiffs will be back to the Mothership by sunset in order to pack up and get ready for the run back to Pass Christian Harbor. Anglers are welcome to depart upon arrival at the harbor late Monday night, or you may sleep on the boat and head out first thing Tuesday morning. (Meals: B, L, D)
Day 5 - Departure
Depart the Mothership first thing in the morning and head home with a whole new set of fish tales!

Note: Itinerary is subject to change depending on permit availability, weather, trail and course conditions, travel, health and well-being of the trip participants, and interests of the group.



Anglers will be treated to three meals per day while on the boat, plus plenty of snacks. Hearty breakfast, hot lunch and Southern style cajun dinner is included in the trip price.


Your home and base camp while in the Chandeleur Islands is the 100′ Mothership Backdraft. The boat will be loaded with everything you need to relax after a long day of reeling in the big ones. Sleeping quarters are air conditioned and comfortable. Accommodations are quoted in double occupancy. Single accommodations may be available upon request for an additional fee. Please inquire upon registration.

Why Travel With Us?

We’ve been providing adventures across the globe for over 14 years and taken travelers to all 7 continents. You can feel confident that your trip will be a success when you travel with Backwoods Adventures!

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