Grand Isle, LA
Michael Guidry was fortunate enough to be born in Southern Louisiana, which is widely known as Sportsman Paradise, God’s Country, and the Fishing Capital of the World. By the age of 5, he was comfortable with a fishing line in his hand and began studying the waters, as he would accompany his father and grandparents on weekend trips.
Since high school graduation, Mike has devoted over 21 years working for offshore and inland companies where he obtained many of the navigational licenses he carries today. Three of these years were spent at the mouth of the Mississippi River running the various waterways and learning new areas, which has expanded his fishing opportunities. During the past 15 years, Shell Oil Company has employed him, currently in the position of a Ballast Control Room Operator. He obtained a 100-ton USCG license 18 years ago and now maintains BCO, Barge Supervisor, and Offshore Installation Manager licenses. This avid fisherman also manages to find time each fall for hunting deer.
Michael achieved a personal goal when he decided to turn his love of recreational fishing into a moneymaking venture for himself. His experience, foresight and vision regarding guide fishing have been central to the formation of his company. After incorporating Rippin Lip Guide Service, he successfully obtained sponsorships from the following companies: Mercury Marine, Power Pole, Falcon Rods, Reaction Lures, Saltwater Assassin Lures, Dual Pro battery chargers, VIP boats, SavePhase, Excide batteries, Minn Kota troll motors, Glissen Marine products, & Trash trapper. Mike’s participation in the IFA Red fish tour and ESPN's Red fish cup take him across the United States and will generate exposure for your company as a traveling billboard.
Competitions / Memberships
ESPN Red Fish Cup, 1st year of existence
IFA Red Fish Tournament, 3 years
Louisiana and Texas Oilmen’s Tournament, Toledo Bend, 8 years
Houma, Louisiana Oilmen’s Tournament, 5 years
Golden Meadow Tarpon Rodeo, Louisiana, 15 years
Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Louisiana, 15 years
Local Charity Tournaments
South Lafourche Bass Master Club, 13 years
Hosted Casting Kids for 3 years in conjunction with the local bass club with Ducks Unlimited and the Bass Masters Classic in New Orleans
Michael is married to his high school sweetheart and will be celebrating his 24th wedding anniversary this fall. He is the father of 2, boy 21 & daughter 18.
Fishing from Golden Meadow to Grand Isle and Fourchon area
Louisiana fishing guide service, speckled trout, redfish, My name is Capt. Mike Guidry, owner and operator of Rippin Lip Guide Service, L.L.C.. All of our fishing trips take place in the Golden Meadow, Leeville, Fourchon and Grand Isle, Louisiana area about 70 miles south/southwest of New Orleans. This endless marsh and coastal estuary is one of the most productive in the world, offering anglers an endless variety of fish.
Being born and raised here, I have spent countless hours on the surrounding bayous, bays, and marshes learning the skills that enable me to put my clients on fish day in and day out.
When fishing with Rippin Lip Guide Service, you have my promise that we will do everything it takes to make sure that you and your party have a pleasurable outdoor experience. We are more than happy to fulfill any special request. Just ask!
Rods & Reels
Lodging Available Upon request
Recommendations to some of the best seafood restaurants around.
Food & Drinks
Fishing License *
Appropriate clothing for weather conditions
Ice chest to carry your catch home.
* ( Buy ahead of time: 3 day out of state fishing license $5.00 per person with a licensed Guide. Available at most LA Wal-Mart Stores or LA Sporting Goods Stores. )
Grand Isle Louisiana Fishing Trips
Grand Isle, Louisiana, fishing guide service, speckled Trout, Redfish,
2 Person Trip $550.00
3 Person Trip $600.00
4 Person Trip $650.00
Tag along boat (by request) $100.00
A $100.00 deposit due when booking trip. Payment in full prior to leaving dock. There will be a 100% refund for cancellation one week (7 days) prior to date booked with a 50% refund there after.
All trips subject to cancellation at the discretion of the guide due to adverse weather conditions in which there will be a 100% refund or book another date. Grand Isle Fly Fishing
How Much? $600.00 for one or two persons. A $100 deposit is required to reserve dates.
Fly Fishing for Redfish is a favorite sport of many fly casters. They are strong and beautiful fish that can't resist the right fly when presented properly. What makes Louisiana stand out for sight casting to Redfish is THERE ARE SO MANY OF THEM! It is not uncommon to sight hundreds of fish in a single day.
Call today to set up your next outing....985-632-5846