Erik Rue
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Erik Rue

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Experience Fishing and Hunting at Calcasieu Charter Service. 
Are you looking for great getaway trips for your family, friends or customers? Maybe you need to wipe away a little stress from work or inject a little excitement into your daily routine. Are you ready to relax and unwind? Grab your gear folks! At Calcasieu Charter Service, we provide you with the excitement of the outdoors like no other. From our lodge in Southwest Louisiana, just minutes south of Lake Charles, you can experience the thrill of light tackle saltwater fishing charters for trout and redfish, duck and goose hunting trips, and the pleasures of southern hospitality all in one place. This could be your best experience yet.

Fishing 
Spend your day chasing trout, redfish, and flounder on fabulous Calcasieu Lake. Our USCG and Louisiana licensed and experienced captains will take you to the hottest action and put you in the best position to enjoy the bounty of Southwest Louisiana. Our well maintained Triton 240 LTS boats powered by always dependable Mercury Outboards will safely get you to the fishing grounds and back in style and comfort.

Whether you are seeking a trophy fish, entertaining an important business associate, or just having fun with friends and family, we can tailor a trip to your needs. We offer the best charters for speckled trout, redfish and flounder and can assure you that our guides' efforts are focused on giving your party the best experience possible.

Southwest Louisiana is well known for having some of the finest inshore and coastal fishing available on the Gulf Coast. Fishing in the Calcasieu Estuary, which includes the Calcasieu River and Ship Channel from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico, is a unique experience that you won't soon forget. Nationally heralded as a trophy trout paradise, Calcasieu Lake is the center of one of the Gulf of Mexico's most prolific estuaries.
 
Hunting 
A wide variety and abundant supply of waterfowl await your arrival at our private hunting properties in Southwest Louisiana's rice country. Large concentrations of ducks such as mallards, pintails, and teal flock to our properties. In addition, very impressive wintering populations of Snow, Blue, Specklebelly and Canada geese can also be found. Whether you are a novice or seasoned hunter, you'll appreciate the efforts of our experienced expert guides as they assist you every step of the way. All of our guides are veteran waterfowlers and exceptional callers. You'll enjoy a liberal bag limit for both ducks and geese.

Lodging 
Experience a great getaway and feel refreshed with the atmosphere of the outdoors. From corporate events, family gatherings, parties, or just plain relaxation, you will enjoy the quiet and peaceful atmosphere of our well appointed lodge. It is a great place to spend some well deserved down time.

We suggest making your reservations well in advance to assure yourself of the availability of our services. Our exceptional services are experiencing a very robust demand and are highly regarded in the area as top notch in quality lodges. 

So folks, what are you waiting for? For fishing charters, waterfowl hunting trips, or just a plain getaway, Calcasieu Charter Service is the name of the game! Contact us now to start planning your next trip. A fun and unforgettable experience in Southwest Louisiana awaits you! 

The cost of our fishing trips are based on the number of persons per boat.
deluxe fishing package 
•1-3 persons per boat...$600.00 plus 
•4 persons per boat......$800.00 plus
(add $190.00 per person for the deluxe lodging package) 

economy fishing package 
•1-3 persons per boat...$600.00 plus 
•4 persons per boat......$800.00 plus
(add $75.00 per person for the economy lodging package) 

basic fishing package 
•1-3 persons per boat...$600.00 
•4 persons per boat......$800.00 

fish and golf package 
•$480.00 per person (three person minimum) at Gray Plantation 
•$465.00 per person (three person minimum) at Contraband Bayou Golf Club

LODGING 
The cost of overnight accommodations at the Calcasieu Charter Service Lodge are based on per person basis. 

deluxe lodging package 
•$190.00 per person 

economy lodging package
•$75.00 per person 
 

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES 
• Live Shrimp, if necessary or requested, at the current market price, currently $17.00 per quart. 
• Add $100.00 for gulf charters to the near shore oil platforms. This charge is to cover the extra fuel and tackle and is at the discretion of the captain. 
RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

RESERVATION POLICY 
•Advanced reservations are required.
•A 50% deposit is required to secure a reservation.
•Deposit must be received within seven (7) days of making the reservation.
•Cancellations made at least 30 days prior to trip will receive a full refund of deposit.
•No-shows or cancellations less than 30 days prior to trip will forfeit entire deposit plus the balance of the trip
•Balance of payment is due at the end of the trip
•Trips canceled for inclement weather will be rescheduled
•Weather cancellations will be determined by the captain.

Trip Checklist 
•Sufficient sea sickness and sun protection.
•Rain gear
•Windbreakers for those chilly boat rides.
•Large chest to carry your catch home.
•Medium action popping, spinning or bass type rods and light casting or spinning reels spooled with fresh twelve to fifteen pound line. We can supply these outfits at no charge if needed, but damage or loss is customer responsibility.
•Non-skid soft sole shoes required, Please no cowboy boots or dark soled shoes.
•Current fishing license. Out of State anglers may purchase a $10.00 charter trip license here or by telephone at 1-888-765-2602. Our LDWF Identification Number is 0029879319.

Whether you are in search of that once in a lifetime trophy, entertaining an important business contact or just taking the family or friends out for a little fun, Calcasieu Charter Service can provide the right trip for your group. Call 337-598-4700 , 337-562-1903 or 337-515-0116 to book your trip.

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