Capt. Tony Grose Saint Bernard, LA Incorporated Licensed Insured

Welcome to Backwater Guide Service LLC

Captain Tony Grose is a native of South Louisiana where fishing is a daily way of life. He works very hard and goes out of his way to help get what his clients want. He is a serious fisherman with over 20 yrs experience and goes after fish very aggressively. This hard work and attitude has earned him the respect as one of the best fishing guides in South Louisiana.

The boat is a new 25 ft Ameracat Catamaran powered by a new SuperCharged 4 stroke 350 hp Verado and has all updated electronics, Fusion stereo and speakers, VHF, cellular phone, Twin Lowrance HDS-12 gen 3s , displaying depth & fish finder with radar and the latest up to date GPS mapping system. The CAT is outfitted with all LED lighting to light up the night in side and a 32″ Light bar in front to light up the way. Our fishing gear consist of matched spinning rods and reels, and safety gear which are maintained daily.

Come visit with us and enjoy the fishing and learning experience! We GUARANTEE fish and GUARANTEE you will have a great time!! We’ll fish for Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Flounder, Grouper, Snapper, Tripletail, Cobia, and Mackerels. We welcome fishermen and women of all skill levels; children are welcome too! Captain Tony will teach and guide as needed.

Backwater Guide Service is just a few miles South of New Orleans, an easy trip for a day away from the city. Whether you’re a NOLA local, or visiting our great state, book a day of fishing for the adventure of a lifetime. Captain Tony WILL put you on the fish! We’ll be fishing the Mississippi Delta for the various inshore species with light and medium tackle. Techniques include bottom fishing, drift fishing, spinning, jigging, and bow fishing. We also can take your group fly fishing if interested.

All your gear for this trip is provided by Backwater Guide Service. You’ll need to bring along your valid Louisiana state fishing license, and any food or drinks for the day. Captain Tony will bring the rods, reels, bait and tackle. He will also clean and package your catch at the end of the day.

Get ready for an amazing Louisiana fishing adventure! Book with Backwater Guide Service and Captain Tony today.

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

3347 Hopedale Highway, Saint Bernard

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Trips start at $1200

1 Trips

1-6 guests

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2016 255' Center Console

350 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch



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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 2:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Close details

Fish Species

King Mackerel
Mangrove Snapper
Red Snapper
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio


  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Boat Gear

  • Livewell

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Bow Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Minimum Age

  • All ages welcome

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Lake
  • Nearshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel


Capt. Tony Grose

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length


Year Built


Engine Manufacturer

Mercury Verado 350 super charged

Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

350 HP