CW guide Service is aN inshore charter fishing company located in Venice, Louisiana, the fishing capital of the world. We are dedicated to putting you on the fish and doing everything in our power to provide you with the trip of a lifetime!

Meet Captain Chris




My name is Christopher LaBure I am 32 years old and I have had passion for fishing since the moment I was able to pick up a pole. I grew up in southern Louisiana one of the most successful fishing destinations in the world, and have spent every chance possible out on the water fishing. As a young boy I learned how target reds, drum, flounder, and trout. I still get excited every time I cast out a line, fishing is in my blood. I knew at a young age that one day I would be a successful charter captain. I have been operating boats since I was 15 years old, and safety is always the number one priority. I am a fully insured and US Coastguard licensed captain. I have fished all over southern Louisiana, and I have yet to find a more productive fishery than Venice. I have become very good at pinpointing where the fish are at, and I have a network of captains who work together to stay on the fish. We all have a vast knowledge of the Venice area and the bounty it has to offer. This is more than just a pay check to me its something I deeply love, and I am not afraid to hit that extra spot or burn those extra few gallons of fuel to make your day special. One of the reasons I became a charter captain is the enjoyment I receive from watching others catch fish, and the excitement on their faces. There is no better feeling than watching someone catch that fish of a lifetime! My goal is to provide you with a box full of fish, a camera full of pictures, a day full of memories that will last forever!


CW Guide Service guest will enjoy fishing out of 26.5’ American Aluminum Marine powered by a Yamaha 350HP outboard. American Aluminum Marine is one of the finest custom built hulls on the gulf coast. The ride and craftsmanship is second to none, with unmatched durability, style, performance and finish for the discriminating angler. The boat is fully equipped with the latest in fishing technology, including radar.


Take I-10 through New Orleans to the Highway 90/West Bank exit. Cross the Mississippi River. Exit Lafayette Street/Highway 23. Turn left (south). Follow Highway 23 to Venice (approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours).


Venice Marina – (504) 534-9357

Venice Marina offers Two Bedroom, One Bath Cabins which Sleeps up to 6 people, has two sets of bunk beds and one full size bed. Cabins also have a full kitchen with dishes, stove, microwave, full size refrigerator & a coffee pot. They also include a TV with DVD player and Satellite cable TV. Towels and linens are provided. Cost is $150.00/per night plus tax. The marina will also ship your fish home if necessary. Visit venicemarina.com for more information.

Cypress Cove Marina - (504) 534-9289

Hotel consists of 62 newly remodeled rooms awaiting your arrival. Each room has two double beds, cable TV and a work desk. Suites are also available with a kitchenette, including a microwave, refrigerator, coffee pot, toaster, double sink and dining table and chairs. Many rooms and suites have a spectacular view of the marina. Visit cypresscovevenice.com for more information.

Lighthouse Lodge (504) 534-2522

The Lighthouse Lodge & Villas offers the perfect getaway on the shores of Venice, Louisiana. Venice fishing charters offer world class action that will have you telling all of your friends about the experience. The Lighthouse Lodge & Villas is a 62 room hotel located in Venice, Louisiana. We are 75 miles south of New Orleans on the west bank of the Mississippi River. Stay in one of our beautiful rooms or our private villas. As a world class destination, we specialize in unforgettable accommodations and adventures. Visit lighthouselodgevenice.com for more information.

SWC Venice Sportsmans Lodge- (601) 466-0152

For the ultimate all inclusive fishing experience book your stay at the Venice Sportsman Lodge. Located in south Louisiana, the sportsman lodge offers 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. Visit southernwaycharters.com/sportsmans-lodge/ for more information.