Chandeleur Islands Coastal Fishing Adventure

Chandeleur Islands Coastal Fishing Adventure

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$300.00

For those anglers addicted to the Salt Life, 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 (yeah, there are a lot of sharks), you’ve got the makings of an amazing saltwater safari!

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DURATION: 5 Days
DISCOUNT: 25%

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ADVENTURE DETAILS

START: Pass Christian, MO
FINISH: Pass Christian, MO
DIFFICULTY:
Budget Friendly Couples Family Friendly

Spend two days fishing some of the richest fishing grounds in the world for monster redfish and slob 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 ouboard skiffs and all the accouterments to make your trip to “Chandy” unforgettable. Nothing beats first-hand experience!

What's Included
  • World-class redfish and trout fishing in the Chandeleur Islands.
  • Two-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

ACTIVITIES:

Off-shore Fishing

Itinerary

Day 1 - South to Chandeleur
Arrive to the Mothership in Pass Christian, MO 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 1/2 - Full Days of Fishing
Awake to the smell of fresh coffee and frying bacon. All skiffs will be in the water, equipment loaded and 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 Saturday night or sleep on the boat and head out first thing Sunday morning. (Meals: B, L, D)
Day 1 - 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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Meals

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.

Accommodations

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.

GEAR CHECKLIST

Fishing License
  • Go to www.la.wildlifelicense.com and purchase License code 056 NR Char Skiff – 3 day for $30.
  • Be sure to print the receipt in case the license does not arrive in time.
Fishing Tackle
  • 2 rods and reels (Casting or spinning with 1/2 oz to 1 1/8 oz. lure weight)
  • Plenty of 12 – 20 lb test monofilament line
  • Mirror Lures (Sinking and Floating)
  • Spoon style lures example: Johnson Sprites or Mr. Champs
  • Popping or Mauler Corks
  • Sparkle beetles, cocahoes, bucktails or shad rigs
  • DOA Shrimp
  • Top dogs
If you plan to wade fish
  • Long Pants
  • Wading belts
  • Wading shoes / sneakers and socks
  • Long Stringer
  • Dip net
  • Needlenose pliers
Additional Gear
  • Sunscreen for body, face, and lips
  • Sun hat and glasses
  • Lightweight long sleeve shirts and pants
  • Deck shoes
  • Plenty of extra clothing
  • Insect repellent
  • 48 qt cooler per one / two people to bring home catch

Reminder: No glass containers! Bring beverages of your choice in CANS only!

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