The 3 million+ acres of the Mississippi River Delta is a virtual playground for predatory saltwater gamefish. World class sight fishing opportunities coupled with the proximity of the culture, cuisine, and history of New Orleans make Louisiana and New Orleans fly fishing a bucket list trip for every angler.
Welcome to the greatest inshore fly fishery in the world.
Let Olde Towne Fly Shop & Outfitters team of courteous, professional guides guide you to the fish of a lifetime. Olde Towne Fly Shop has built relationships with some of the most experienced guides in the region. Whether it is a one day getaway while in town or the all inclusive trip of your lifetime, trust Olde Towne to get you to the most complete Louisiana fly fishing experience available.
Olde Towne Fly Shop and its team of guides are constantly developing new tactics and strategies while also drawing on a combined lifetime of knowledge to be at the innovative forefront of the New Orleans and Louisiana fly fishing experience. We offer a variety of trips and packages to suit the unique needs of every angler.
Louisiana Fly Fishing Rates
Rates are for 1/2 anglers per boat per day.
Full days typically begin around 6-7am and last into the late afternoon hours.
Half days are encouraged during the summer months (June-August) as rising daytime temperatures slow down both fish and anglers. Half days begin between 5-7am and last until 12-1pm.
“Patient, entertaining, fishy as hell. Thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, looking forward to next time.”
-Billy, Salem, OR
Louisiana Fly Fishing All Inclusive Packages
Olde Towne Fly Shop & Outfitters has partnered with some the best lodges on the Gulf Coast to offer unparalleled all-inclusive packages at the best rates available.
More importantly because Olde Towne Fly Shop & Outfitters works so closely with these lodges we are able to offer all-inclusive services at no cost difference to the angler. We will handle all the booking headaches and answer any questions you may have while you focus on getting here and enjoying your trip. Olde Towne offers Louisiana fly fishing guides and packages at the following lodges.
Located in southeast Louisiana, The Dogwood Lodge, is a lodge offering a blend of first class accommodations, memorable cuisine of southern cooking and true hospitality that makes our guests feel like VIPs while remembering the reason you’re here is for our exceptional fishing and hunting. The Dogwood is a historical vessel that was originally built for the US Coast Guard as buoy tender on the upper MS. River.
Olde Towne Fly Shop & Outfitters pricing at the Dogwood Lodge is some of the most competitive industry pricing and includes guided fishing for one/two anglers, accommodations, three(3) meals per person per day and hotel taxes:
Our recommended and most popular packages are priced as follows:
3 Nights/ 2 Fishing Days- $1250 per person based on shared room and guide
4 Nights/3 Fishing Days- $1775 per person based on shared room and guide
Additional pricing including custom length trips, private rooms, and lodging for non-fishing guests available upon request.
Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana Fly Fishing
The last frontier in Gulf Coast fly fishing are the numerous islands that make up the Chandeleur Island chain. Located roughly 30 miles southeast of the Louisiana and Mississippi coasts these barrier islands are a pristine, uninhabited feeding ground for both inshore and pelagic species of fish.
A virtual paradise for anglers awaits with a multitude of willing species available for both wading and boat bound anglers.
Olde Towne Fly Shop & Outfitters is just one of an extremely limited amount of outfitters with access to lodging and island fishing. Trips are custom tailored to customer needs and pricing varies on time of the year and number of anglers. Imagine waking up to a hot breakfast and minutes later arriving to some of the most pristine environments in the world.
New Orleans Fly Fishing Information
Guides will provide all necessary gear if needed including leaders and flies.
Fuel costs are included in the trip rate
Guides will provide water and ice. Please feel free to bring other drinks, snacks, and whatever else you may want/need.
Olde Towne staff with coordinate with both you and your guide about meeting times, launch points, and any special requests.
“Thank you a thousand times for such a memorable experience. My son and I had two of our most memorable days in nearly 15 years of fishing saltwater destinations together.”
-Thomas, Jacksonville, FL
Louisiana Fly Fishing Guides
What to bring:
Dark brimmed hat
8-10wt rods with WFF line and reels with 200+yards of backing.
Rain gear and other seasonally appropriate clothing. It tends to be both colder and warmer than you think it will be.
A great attitude! Its fishing, it is supposed to be fun!!!!
“After being blown out two years in a row, my fishing partner Dave and I decided to give Louisiana one more go. Tristan understood my concerns and after fishing hard Day 1 in some inclement weather the tide turned in our favor, two days and many shots, landed fish, mistakes, and laughs. Thanks for everything.”
-Dean, Chicago, IL
Deposits and Cancellations
In order to secure some of the best lodging and most experienced guides in our region, advanced bookings require a 50% deposit at the time of booking. The full balance is due the last business day before your trip begins.
Weather and/or extenuating circumstance related cancellations will result in fully refund deposits and/or rescheduled dates. Your guide and/or Olde Towne Fly Shop will reserve the right to make weather related cancellation decisions. Other cancellations are handled as follows:
Cancellations outside of 30 days of the trip will result in a full refund.
Cancellations inside of 30 days will result in a loss of deposit or the deposit can be applied to rescheduling within a calendar year.
Trip balances can be paid via cash, check, credit card, or PayPal.
We accept all major credit cards. Please keep in the mind there is a 3.5% surcharge for all credit card guided trip transactions.
PLEASE READ ALL POLICIES CAREFULLY. BY PAYING FOR ACCOMODATIONS AND CHARTERS, YOU ARE AGREEING TO ALL CONDITIONS AND POLICIES.
Louisiana Fishing License
You will need to purchase a 3 day non-resident Louisiana fishing license for all Louisiana trips.
By Phone: 1(888)-765-2602 and operators are available 24/7.
By Internet: https://www.la.wildlifelicense.com
License code 079. Guided Trip Non-Resident.
You will need your driver’s license and a credit card. The cost is $10.
Please be sure the license is valid for the dates of your trip.