The following is a list of our recommendations for items you should bring on one of our Guided Fishing Trips in Venice, Louisiana.

  • YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO GET YOUR OWN LICENSE. You can purchase your license online or at a local retailer. PHONE SALES OF THE LICENSE ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE. The website is The license you need to get is the: CHARTER PASSENGER LICENSE (3 DAY) it costs $10.00 + handling fees. You will have to provide your name, address and other info. Print your license to have it with you on the boat. The license is MANDATORY
  • Rain gear and/or sun protection: a hat and waterproof sunblock, sunglasses. We highly recommend sun gloves to protect the back of your hands as well as to avoid blisters.
  • Ice will be provided for food and drinks and for keeping your trophies cold.
  • Because of limited storage space, please limit personal effects to 1 waterproof small bag.
  • Don't forget your camera.
  • You will need to come with an ice chest to bring your catch home. We provide you with ice.
  • Your fish will be cleaned and bagged in Ziploc bag, then kept on ice.
  • If you prefer to vacuum seal your fish, please bring your own vacuum seal bags, 8x11 size are recommended. We have a vacuum sealer that you can use and bag your fish the way you like.We can freeze it here.


     Go to :  to purchase your license online in advance or go to a local retailer like the Conoco gas station near the lodge. We recommend you get your license before the day you start fishing.



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