Helped Craig Mcmicken and Jon Lemle of danco pliers with the filming of a special project to air this fall. Nancy Walsh was the featured angler aboard the Majek on Tuesday. We caught multiple species throughout the day with Nancy landing her biggest redfish ever on camera from hook-set to net! A 30 1/4” bull to top the day. Nancy wanted to release it as we had plenty for her to keep in the cooler. So, we filmed her releasing the bull to fight another day.

After we had all we needed on camera the rest of the day turned into a group of anglers catching fish and enjoying each other’s company. It was truly an honor to have Nancy on the boat and I cannot think of anyone more deserving. Final tally 8 reds (kept 5) 2 cats, 1 hybrid, 1 trout and easily 40 rats. Big thank you to Danica Bailey Williams and Becky Montz Chaney for helping me put this very special trip together.

- Captain Joe Ezell, Whiskey Bayou Charters

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About The Author: Captain Joe Ezell

Company: Whiskey Bayou Charters

Area Reporting: New Orleans

Bio: I’m Captain Joe Ezell and I own Whiskey Bayou Charters, a fishing charter service based in Delacroix, Louisiana, within 45 minutes of downtown New Orleans. My passion for fishing stems all the way back from my childhood. When taking a trip with Whiskey Bayou Charters, you’ll be aboard a 25’ Majek bay boat that’s equipped with all the necessary safety and navigation gear. You’ll be fishing with tournament quality equipment to ensure that you have a great experience when fishing with Whiskey Bayou Charters. Because I want to devote myself to my clients and make sure everyone has the best experience possible, I will not book any trips that are shorter than a full day. All the gear and bait will be ready prior to your arrival, so all you have to focus on is having a great time fishing the inshore waters in the Delacroix marsh for species such as Redfish and Speckled Trout. A typical trip lasts around 6 to 7 hours or until you’re tired of catching and are ready to head back. In order to be prepared, we suggest you bring weather appropriate clothing and any other personal supplies you’ll need such as sunscreen, rain gear, and snacks " and don’t forget a valid fishing license! Rods, reels, and terminal tackle will be included in the price of the trip. In addition, anything that you catch will be cleaned, filleted, and bagged for you. If it happens to be raining on the day of your trip, I may still be able to fish unless the weather is dangerous, at which point I can reschedule or refund your trip. Louisiana is considered to be the fishing capital of the world because of the variety of fish species and just the sheer number of fish that can be found here. Fishing is my passion here at Whiskey Bayou Charters, and my goal is sharing that passion with our clients by creating an exciting and memorable experience!

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