New Orleans Louisiana FLY FISHING Charters - Louisiana Light Tackle Sight Fishing

Please confirm availability with Capt. Brandon for the dates you wish to reserve before booking them online.

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Contact:

Please email me to confirm availability for the dates you want to reserve by clicking the "EMAIL ME" button.  If I'm on the water I will contact you ASAP.  (Please check your "junk mail" just in case.)  

  • Please use the "Email Me" form below
  • Capt. Brandon Keck
  • 318-458-6862 (Cell service is very limited in the marsh.)
  • captkeck@southernflyexpeditions.com

Rates:

  • $650 - Full Day per boat (Available year-round)

  • $500 - Half Day per boat (Available only in Spring & Summer)

  • Gift certificates are available!  Please contact Capt. Brandon Keck for details.

  • Pricing is based on 1 or 2 anglers per boat.  At this time the maximum number of anglers per boat is 2.

  • Looking for lodging and want to eliminate driving each day?  Want to book a group trip? See the lodging page.

  • Gratuities:  Tips are not included nor required, but are much appreciated.  A recommended tip is $100/day for guides.  Help your guide know that you appreciate their efforts and enjoyed your time with them.

  • Cash & all major credit cards accepted

Deposit:

  • $325 deposit per day to reserve Capt. Brandon.  The deposit may be paid using the form below or by phone.  To reserve lodging packages please contact us by phone.

  • Pay deposit for Capt. Brandon by clicking "BOOK YOUR CHARTER NOW".

  • Booking online or by phone allows you to immediately reserve what you want with a deposit payment.  Deposit payments must be received to place reservations.  

  • The balance is due at the time of the charter via cash or card.  You may also choose to pay in full ahead of time.

  • There is a 5% fee added to all card transactions.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Please see the "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" for more information.

  • All fly and light tackle (spin) gear.  Please specify if you will need a right-hand-retrieve fly reel.  We encourage you to use your own equipment if that's more comfortable for you.  Please keep the amount of gear to a minimum.  If you choose to bring your own gear we recommend the following:

    • 8, 9, 10, & 11 wt fly rods and reels spooled with weight-forward floating fly line and plenty of 30lb or higher strength backing.

    • Medium to Med-Heavy spin or casting rods and reels spooled with at least 30lb-test braid.

  • Transportation may be provided if needed.  Please discuss this with Capt. Brandon. (Please see Frequently Asked Questions.)

  • Fuel, Boat launching fee, & Ice when needed.

  • Professional photos taken of you and your trophy (CATCH & RELEASE). These photos are not to be cropped, edited, or used for profit in any way.

  • Ask us about our tagging program!  Tag your fish with our supplied tags and you could be notified with information regarding the tagged fish if caught again and reported.  It's really interesting to know how much a specific fish has grown in a certain amount of time, where it traveled to when caught, etc.  This information will also be used in professional research and conservation efforts!

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Please see the "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" for more information.

  • Polarized sunglasses with amber/copper/brown/yellow colored lenses, Brimmed hat to shield the sun from your eyes.

  • Lunch, Refillable water bottle, Sunblock, Waterproof top and bottom outerwear to block wind and rain.

  • Warm layers of clothing for colder temperatures, Lightweight clothing for warmer temperatures. (Shorts and bare feet are NOT recommended due to the possibility of biting flies).

  • A "Charter Passenger (3-day)" Louisiana fishing license is required for each angler, which can be purchased from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (if the website is down or you're having difficulty call 1-888-362-5393).  This will cover you for up to 3 consecutive days which you will request.  An authorization number will be given to have with you on your charter(s).  You shouldn't need the hard-copy of the license if you have the authorization number.

  • Medications that you may require.

  • Notify the captain of any special accommodations needed.

  • Most importantly, bring a positive attitude and a willingness to adjust tactics and such depending on conditions.

Cancellations:

  • Cancellations made outside of 30 days of the booked date may be rescheduled for up to 1 year of the original booked date or the deposit may be refunded.

  • Cancellations made within 30 days of the booked date will forfeit the deposit.

  • Cancellations made within 10 days of the booked date and no-shows will be required to pay in full.

  • Cancellations must be submitted to captkeck@southernflyexpeditions.com.

  • Cancellations made by the captain because of unsafe weather conditions, mechanical issues, or emergencies may be refunded or rescheduled for up to 1 year of the original booked date.

  • Travel insurance is recommended and may be purchased through various providers.  It's not a bad idea to be prepared and protected for the unexpected.

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Please confirm availability with Capt. Brandon for the dates you wish to reserve before booking them online.