Can you think of a better way to spend time with family or friends than a New Orleans fishing charter? Catching huge, hard fighting Redfish and Speckled Trout will have your heart pounding on the first bite. Capt. John Pounders of Eccentric Fishing Charters can take you to some of the best hot spots in the south Louisiana marsh and help make memories you'll soon not forget. Lafitte is located just minutes from downtown New Orleans on the banks of Bayou Barataria. As you travel along Louisiana Hwy 45, which follows the Bayou, you'll see it's banks lined with Lafitte Skiffs. These shallow draft shrimp boats are ideally suited for shrimping the marsh which was once home to the famous buccaneer / pirate, Jean Lafitte.