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Blue Line Charter Service Captains
Your Venice La Fishing Guides

Top of the Line Captains combined with Top of the line Equipment to give our clients the trip they deserve.

Blue Line Charter Service is one of the few Charter Fishing companies in Venice, LA with In-house, Full time Fishing Guides.  Blue Line Charter Service now has three Full Time Charter Captains.  We are an Inshore charter fishing service whose Captains go above and beyond on a daily basis when it comes to giving our clients a charter fishing experience to remember. Our Charter Captains are great fishermen as well as great guys which easily sets us apart from many charter fishing companies.  With Blue Line you will always get a top notch Fishing Guide ready to show you why Venice Louisiana is a Sportsman's Paradise.  Our Charter Captains are the reason that our clients all become repeat clients and friends.  If more Captains are needed for very large groups we can line them up for your charter fishing trip as well.  

"Fish with Professional Full Time Captains, Don't settle for less!

Capt Rich with Blue Line Charter Service.

Captain Rich

Captain Rich McCloskey is a native of south Louisiana and has been chasing fish on the surface and below the surface of Louisiana Waters out of Venice, LA for 20 plus years. Rich is the current President of the Hell Divers Spearfishing club.  Rich is a current Elite Redfish Series Pro, fishoing the 2023 circuit along the gulfcoast.

Rich loves chasing all species of fish but his love is chasing redfish, tripletail and Speckled Trout in the marshes and coastal waters of Venice, LA.   He landed the #8 Tripletail last year for the record books.  Rich has worked as a Police Officer for the past 12 years where he served as a Narcotics Detective. He has also served on the Swat team for 5 1/2 years. Rich is also a member of the Storm 22 Po staff where he enjoys taking former Police Officers and Veterans on trips they will not forget.

Captain Rich McCloskey fishes on a Blackjack 256 with a 350hp Mercury Verado, Simrad electronics/radar, Blade Power Pole and Minn Kota trolling motor.

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Capt Drew with Blue Line Charter Service.

Captain Drew

A Soldier, an Officer and now a Charter Guide. Captain Drew White grew up in Slidell and has been fishing the waters of southeast Louisiana for over 35 years. Drew spent 7 years in the United States Army (Airborne), then graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a criminal justice degree. Drew then joined the Baton Rouge Police Department, where he spent 17 years in Narcotics and retired with 28 years of service. Drew is now pursuing his true passion, catching redfish and speckled trout in the waters of the Mississippi Delta. Drew enjoys sharing his fishing experience with people who come to south Louisiana to have a memorable trip on the water. Captain Drew White fishes on a Pathfinder 2500 equipped with a Yamaha 300, Garmin electronics, radar and a Minn Kota 36 volt Terrova trolling motor.

Capt Shane with Blue Line Charter Service.

Captain Shane

A native of Baton Rouge, Captain Shane Mouch grew up bass fishing in the Atchafalaya Spillway before shifting his focus to inshore fishing in the waters of Venice, Louisiana 25 years ago. He retired as a lieutenant from BRPD after nearly 30 years of service, including 18 years on the SWAT team, and is now pursuing his passion for chasing specks and reds full-time. He has passed his love of the water down to his daughter, who spent her weekends fishing with him in the marsh and is now a member of her high school bass fishing team. Captain Shane fishes on a Pathfinder 2400 equipped with a Yamaha 300, Garmin electronics and radar, and a Minn Kota 36vt Riptide Terrova


Fishing Charters run by Full-time Professional Fishing Guides who fish together daily. Are you ready for an action-packed day fishing in Venice Louisiana? Well you came to the right Charter fishing company. Our goal is to ensure anglers have a great time on their Venice Louisiana fishing trip at the mouth of the Mississippi River. A great trip, on great boats, using great tackle, with live bait or artificial lures and great charter captains, is the recipe that allows us to provide the best Venice Louisiana fishing charters. From the backwater marshes and coastal Roseau Cane shorelines to the near coastal oil rigs, Venice fishing charters with Blue Line Charter Service is ready to show you a great time on your fishing charter. Our fishing Guides can pick you up from the dock at Venice Marina and Cypress Cove Marina. If you choose lodging that's on the water at Venice Marina or Cypress Cove marina we can also pick you up straight from where you are staying.

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Venice Louisiana fishing charters run by the best Captains in the business. Blue Line Charter Service Captains are true professionals who run the best fishing charters in Venice daily out of Venice Marina. Our Captains show anglers great fishing trips as well as a great experiences while catching trophy fish in Venice. Hands down we have the best charter captains in the business with real world experience who choose to be fishing guides because they love their job The Ultimate Venice experience awaits you with Blue Line Charter Service. 

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The Venice Inshore Grand Slam
Speckled Trout - Redfish - Sheepshead - Tripletail - Flounder


Blue Line Charter Service has partnered with the best Offshore charter companies in Venice Louisiana for our clients who want to experience offshore fishing while in Venice. Offshore anglers can experience the amazing offshore oil rigs and the famed midnight lump while big game fishing in the Bluewater of the Gulf of Mexico. Trophy Yellowfin Tuna, Swordfish, and Wahoo are just some of the offshore fish caught daily while offshore fishing out of Venice. Offshore fishing charters in Venice are a drag screaming experience that will show you why Venice is also called "Tuna Town". Catch Tuna and Catch Redfish on your trip to Venice. We can set you up with the top offshore fishing companies, just let us know. Offshore fish caught in Venice la daily: Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, Swordfish, Marlin, Wahoo, Grouper, Red Snapper, Amberjack

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Redfish (Slot Redfish and Bull Reds)– Speckled Trout – Black Drum – Flounder - Sheepshead - Tripletail - Red Snapper - Cobia (Lemonfish) - as well as other fish species

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