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What to Bring on a Chartered Fishing Trip

You’ve booked a fishing trip with Home Run Charters & Lodge. With the most important detail checked off the list, what should you pack?

Fall Fishing at it’s Best in South Louisiana

Think fall and what comes to mind is tailgating before going into the stadium to cheer on the home team. Spending a lazy afternoon watching a marathon of pro games on the big screen. Fall is also a great time to trade in that remote control for a fishing rod. In fact, it can be the best time to go fishing for many inshore species. Like you, those fish enjoy the cooler weather. Crisp autumn mornings lower water temperatures and bring fish in shallower to feed. Hurricane season is over. The weather is more stable. Fishing pressure is at its minimum. You basically have the place to yourself.

Summertime the Right Time for Red Drum

Some say redfish; others say red drum. No matter where you live this powerful freight train of a saltwater species is among the most prized of all game fish.

Team Home Run Charters Scores First at Tournament

Leave it to the guys at Home Run Charters & Lodge to punctuate why they own the phrase that defines their business. home port of Venice, La. What makes the trip so worthwhile is the relatively short run it takes to get to the tuna water. The migratory tuna come within 10 miles of the Mouth of Passes or point where the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico.

Summertime is Flounder Time

Everyone likes a bargain, and you get a two-for-one deal when fishing for flounder. The mild, delicate taste of flounder is highly valued by seafood lovers. For sporting value, you can’t beat the fight put up by a doormat-sized flounder. Tasty and sporting, the flounder is a favorite of saltwater anglers.

Something for Everyone at Home Run Fishing Charters and Lodge

Hooking up to freight train runs with a bull-sized redfish. Airborne largemouth on topwaters. Getting sore-armed from catching fat speckled trout. And all of those species caught from the same spot. Sounds impossible. In the inshore waters of Louisiana, and around the saltwater fishing capital of Venice, that is a reality.

Reds on the Fly

In Venice, Louisiana, a bucket list trip awaits any fly fisherman up for the challenge of a lifetime. Even better, you get to cast amid the backdrop of some of the most scenic fishing waters in the country. The challenge is catching a redfish, or red drum, on fly tackle. The trip is to south Louisiana, where the Mississippi River infuses coastal marshes with nutrients that supercharge the food chain. Think a food chain, from tiny crustaceans to top level predators, that live on steroids. The fish grow big, fight hard and are plentiful.

Sea Chaser 24 HFC sets Standard for Serious Fish, Play Boat

Are you a hardcore saltwater tournament angler? Will your family spend just as much time aboard the boat as you do fishing? Finding a center console saltwater boat rigged and ready for fish and play isn’t that hard to find. What is though is finding a boat designed for comfort, safety and all the features you need for winning a tournament and keeping smiles on faces of family.

Conservation Tournament Win-Win for Anglers, Yamaha Outboards

The CCA Florida STAR presented by Yamaha is a win-win for saltwater anglers. For 101 days this summer they have the chance to win $500,000 in prizes, including three Carolina Skiff® boats powered by Yamaha Outboards. On the flip side, marine scientists will use catch data to preserve fishing for the future.

Big Bass Bucket List Trip

Is a double-digit weight largemouth bass on your bucket list? Check it off with a trip to Lake Fork, the East Texas bass fishery with more 13-pound-plus ShareLunkers caught than anywhere else in the Lone Star State. Increase your odds of catching the trophy of a lifetime by booking a guide trip with Mark Pack Professional Lake Fork Guide Service. The longtime guide and pro angler will you more than your money’s worth on a trip. Think education, know how, and learning to be a better bass fisherman.