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About Us

Double Down Guide Services is an inshore fishing and hunting guide service located in the fishing capital of the world, also known as Venice, LA. Hop aboard one of our boats to experience a once in a lifetime trip where the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico. Captain Josh and Captain Zack are eager to spend the day with you on the water and show you the ropes of fishing/hunting in the southernmost part of Louisiana no matter your age. Book your trip today and bring your friends and/or family down to Sportsman's Paradise to make memories that will last a lifetime! 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a trip? 

  • Contact us in the chat box, call, text, or email us with your date(s) and number of anglers and we will respond with availability.

Do I need a license?

  • Yes! Anglers 18+ must have the following licenses: 

    • Inshore fishing: Charter Passenger Saltwater (3-day)

    • Duck hunting: Basic Hunting, Waterfowl, Federal Duck Stamp & HIP certification.

    • Cast & Blast: Louisiana Sportsman's Paradise, Federal Duck Stamp & HIP Certification.

  • Visit the link below to purchase any of the above Licenses/Permits prior to your scheduled trip: 


What do I bring?

  • Drinks/snacks in a small cooler

  • Rain gear depending on weather conditions

  • Sunscreen & other protective gear (sunglasses, hats, etc.)

  • Gun & Ammunition if hunting

  • Ice chest to bring your fish/ducks home

Where and what time do I show up for my trip?

  • Venice Marina fuel dock @ 6:00am unless your captain contacts you and says otherwise

What is the average tip?

  • 20% of the total cost of your trip

Contact Information

Captain Josh


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