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Fishhunter Guide Service Inc. is owned and operated by the father/son duo of Nash Roberts III & IV. Both are college degreed biologists and full time fishing guides.

Fishunter is based near Port Sulphur, Louisiana about 50 minutes southeast of New Orleans, and in the heart of the best redfishing in the United States.

We operate from our private fishing camp, surrounded by a pristine, shallow water coastal marsh that extends as far as the eye can see.

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Shallow water redfishing is our specialty. We generally fish in water less than 2 feet in depth and employ bass fishing "techniques", i.e. casting spoons, spinners, jigs and top water baits to the edges of marsh islands and over oyster reefs.

Redfish are the top of the food chain in the marsh, they eat most everything and nothing eats them. This leads to an aggressive behavior that results in rod jarring strikes and explosive action!

Prime time to fish reds is August through March. Moderate winter time temperatures in the marsh make for a pleasant escape from the sometimes bitter cold over much of the nation during the best redfishing period.

Redfish average 4 to 8lbs during this period, however trophy "bull" reds (25-40lbs) are targeted in March and September

The Greater New Orleans and River Region Chamber of Commerce has twice selected Fishunter Guide service as one of the twenty finalists from some 6000 small businesses, for the Small Business of the Year Award.

Fishunter in 2001 was selected as the Micro-Business of the Year!!

No other fishing business has ever been nominated for this honor, much less become a finalist.

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Fishunter Guide Service provides the following on their trips:

  • All necessary fishing equipment
  • Fish Cleaning
  • Ice
  • Casting and fishing instruction
  • Educational background on the ecology and habitat of the coastal marsh/river delta area
After a day with us, you should be a better fisherman and more knowledgeable about the environment

What fishunter requires of their fisherman:
  • A desire to have fun and enjoy the beauty of a pristine coastal marsh
  • Drinks, lunch and sun screen

On Site: Fishunter maintains two separate fishing camps for our guests. Both are very clean with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, complete kitchens and outside decks over looking the marsh.

Off Site:
10 minutes north: Woodland Plantation Inn. (First Class) Established 1834. National Register of Historic Places
20 minutes south: Empire Inn motel; Empire, La.

Call us and speak to a pleasant, knowledgeable captain, with a positive can do attitude that enjoys his profession.

Our Motto: We have Fun!!

Contact Us:
By Phone -
800-887-1385 (toll free)
By e-mail -
By Mail:
Fishunter Guide Service, Inc.
1905 Edenborn Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001

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