Fish Reports Venice, LA - MGFC

captain billy wells photo with yellowfin tuna. MGFC photo

Born and raised in New Orleans, I’ve been fishing since I was big enough to hold a pole, and I began working for hire when I was seventeen. Once became a captain, I’ve never looked back. This is what I was born to do.

Hi, I’m Capt. Billy Wells, and I fish from Venice, LA.

My satisfaction comes from seeing the excitement, and smiles and exhaustion that come when clients defeat a big fish. Nothing compares to sinking the gaff into a large yellowfin tuna and seeing the beautiful contrast of streaming blood in cobalt blue water. Nothing beats catching large tuna, seeing the look on people’s faces as they wonder if the fish will ever stop and hearing, “I can’t believe a fish can pull that hard.”

My philosophy is to run and run — to cover water. The fish are out there; it’s my job to find them.

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shimano talica 50ii photo

The Mexican Gulf Fishing Co. (MGFC) is proud to fish with Shimano rods & reels. Shown here, the Shimano Talica 50II. One question: is the guy in yellow a Photo Bomb or is he amazed at the the Talic 50II/Terez’s power

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inside sport fishing photo, mgfc venice, la

In this informative, and action-packed clip, Michael Fowlkes — host of Inside Sportfishing — shows what an incredible fishery the waters surrounding Venice, Louisiana offer anglers of all skill levels.

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simrad 4g dual band radar photo. mgfc, venice, la

We’re proud to have Simrad as one of our sponsors, and we’re beyond delighted to use Simrad’s gear on our boats at Mexican Gulf Fishing.

Fog has been thick recently while heading out to open water from Venice, LA, but Simrad’s 4G Dual band radar has been a workhorse.

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dallas safari club photo. mexican gulf fishing company.

The world is filled with good fishing grounds, but we setup our booth at the Dallas Safari Club Show to educate anglers and outdoorsmen on the best blue water fishing in the United States: Venice, LA on a trip with Mexican Gulf Fishing Co. (MGFC). 

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