Cajun Bahama Charters

104 Orleans Ave
Grand Isle, LA 70358
Phone: (225) 588-4438

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Frequently Asked Questions


What to Bring?

To insure you have everything you need for the fishing trip of a lifetime, please remember to pack these things.

We recommend that all visitors bring the following items with them:

  • Sunscreen
  • Non-slip shoes with a white sole or non-marking sole
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Zip-lock bags
  • In the summer: rain jackets
In the winter, foul-weather gear such as:
  • Boots with non-marking sole
  • Warm clothes
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof bibs and rain jacket
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What does Cajun Bahama Charters provide?

  • Safety is our main concern. So we provide all the proper safety equipment, including life jackets for everyone on board
  • Bean-bag chairs for a more comfortable ride
  • Top-of-the-line tackle
  • Ice
  • Fish-cleaning services included

What types of permits and licenses do I need?

You will need a three-day non-resident guide/charter fishing license that can be purchased for $10.00. For more information, please call the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries at (888) 765-2602.

You will also need a free landing permit. New regulation changes require that all anglers and charter captains possessing tunas, billfishes, swordfish, amberjacks, groupers, and snappers first obtain an Offshore Landing Permit.

When are the best months for fishing near Grand Isle, Louisiana?

January to March

Massive yellowfin and wahoo move into the area this time of year – it’s the perfect season for catching a monster. Get ready to fish for:

  • Grouper
  • Amberjack
  • Mako Sharks
  • Blackfin
  • Yellowfin
  • Wahoo

April to August

These warmer months bring a greater variety of fish to Louisiana waters. This includes:

  • Blue and White Marlin
  • Grouper
  • Cobia
  • Blackfin
  • Yellowfin
  • Wahoo
  • Mangrove Snapper
  • Dorado
  • King Mackerel

September to December

This is a great time to go after massive yellowfins in the wake of shrimp boats. But you can also catch plenty of other species too, such as:

  • Blackfin
  • Yellowfin
  • Grouper
  • Cobia
  • Amberjack
  • Wahoo
  • Mangrove snapper
  • Marlin