The Big Tuna Are Here in the Summer?!

2017-08-03 22:21:40
Venice, Louisiana - Saltwater Fishing Report
Venice Oil Rigs and Rips

What an awesome summer it has been! Traditionally the summer has big numbers of tuna, but usually in the 40 to 60 pound range. While these tuna aren't small by any means, they are smaller than our Fall fish that typically go over 100 pounds and sometimes 200!

That has not been the case this summer. Either our new boat is the luckiest boat in town or this is the best fishing we have seen in about 5 years. Or just maybe we have the best clients in town to bringing good vibes and luck too.

While each day is different, we are finding some real quality fish by getting out to the grounds faster and smoother than any boat in the fleet. With the new 2017 boat and triple Yamaha 300s, I am able to get you on the bite first and it is making a big different when the "weekend warriors" are out in full force. The best in electronics and radar also is a big advantage.

Being a full time guide and fishing 7 days a week, I keep extensive log books each day (See Why Us) that allow me to see patterns and trends as to how and where to put my clients on the fish. Tides, winds, moon phases, current speed and water clarity are just some of the factors I keep in my logs to identify tuna habits and have the best possible chance each and everyday to put you on the fish.

The number 1 question I get asked daily is "When Is The Best Time To Go Tuna Fishing". My answer, go when you can go! Whether it is the summer, winter, spring or fall the fishing here in Venice is great all year, especially for Tuna. If you are interested in our "by-catch species" such as wahoo, mahi, marlin and swordfish, I can steer you to better months for those. But here at Champion Charters, our priority is putting you on trophy tuna until your arms are sore!

That's the report for now. I still have dates available in August and we are booking up September and October fast. Please call as it is tough for me to get to emails each and every day.

Tight Lines

Captain Chandler

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What a fish!
What a fish!

Amazing Day of Catching Tuna
Amazing Day of Catching Tuna

About The Author: Captain Chandler Cataldie

Company: Champion Venice La. Charters

Area Reporting: Venice LA

Bio: Venice Sportfishing Captain with one priority, Put you on the bite!

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