Capt. Michael Leishman Jr.
Orvis-Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide in Louisiana
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Rates start from: $500 half day, $700 full day
You can find all pricing information at: cajunflyfishing.com
We enjoy a year-round fishery here in Louisiana!
With so much coastal marsh for us to fish, it is not uncommon to go all day without seeing another boat around. There are many different species of flora and fauna across the marsh, with very few trees, and the grass is only a couple of feet tall, making for a seemingly endless view over the entire marsh.
Spring and Early Summer: March and April are historically known to be rainy and windy, but can be great fishing if we see sunny days. May and June are typically the calmest, sunniest months of the year, and the temperature is still not so hot yet. The fish are feeding abundantly this time of year.
Late Summer: July through September can bring summer showers, but we can often run around the weather and avoid it entirely. These are the hottest months of the year, but the fish are active, and fight the hardest this time of year. There is also a very wide variety of species we can target during these months.
Fall: October and November are usually the most mild months of the year. The temperature is nice, the wind can be very low and it is typically sunny. Many areas will also start to have much clearer water, making big redfish and black drum easy to find.
Winter: This season can be very cold, but big fish in clear water are commonly found this time of year. At times, there can be fronts producing windy and rainy conditions, but there are still many sunny and calm days.
What is Provided:
8-12 wt rod
Ice and Water
Safety equipment and life-saving devices
What to Bring:
Fishing License, click here for more info.
You can purchase the "Charter Passenger" license for $10.00.
If you plan to fish without a guide while visiting, you will need to purchase a “Non-resident” fresh/saltwater license.
GOOD polarized sunglasses (Costa, Smith, Etc.)
Long-sleeved fishing shirt
Non-marking, boat-safe shoes or bare feet in the boat
Winter Apparel (We can discuss the weather before your trip.)
Extra layer for legs
The boat rides can be very cold in the winter time, so do not under dress!
You are welcome to bring your favorite rod/reel, but we will have all the tackle you will need for the day.
Summer and fall only: Enjoy the beautiful hill country of Louisiana catching hungry spotted bass on poppers in crystal clear rivers and streams. North of New Orleans and Baton Rouge there are countless natural streams such as the Bogue Chitto River that can be floated by raft. There is nothing better than watching countless feisty bass breach three feet in the air for your fly!
I am currently equipped to have up to two anglers in my boat per day, however, if you have a larger group coming to fish, I will be more than happy to find reputable guides for the entire party.
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