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7542 Little Caillou Rd

Chauvin, LA 70344

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Black Velvet Charters

is located in Chauvin/Cocodrie, Louisiana. Cocodrie is known for its inshore and offshore fishing. With miles of marshland and direct access to the gulf of Mexico, fishing in Cocodrie is hard to beat. 

Our address is:

7542 Little Caillou Rd

Chauvin, LA 70344 

Click the Link Below for Directions.



Todd Black

USCG certified Captain Todd Black is the owner and operator of Black Velvet Charters. Captain Todd was born and raised in Baton Rouge, LA. He began fishing the waterways of Cocodrie, LA as a young boy with his dad and the original owner of the boat, "The Black Velvet". Captain Todd's favorite fish to catch are Big Trout on topwater and mangrove snapper. Todd is the 2014 Star tournament winner in the Mangrove snapper division and briefly held the State Record Mangrove Snapper in 2014. 


Branson Marks

USCG certified Captain Branson Marks fell in love with fishing as soon as he could hold a rod and reel.  Branson is the son of Pro Bass fisherman Paul Marks. After graduating from college, Branson became a USCG certified charter boat captain to follow his love of fishing.  


Black Velvet Charters offers premier inshore and offshore fishing trips.

If you would like to catch trout and redfish aboard "The Black Velvet" or head offshore on "Fish Heads' 42' Freeman"; Black Velvet Charters can accommodate your needs. 





Click Book Online to discover pricing options and availability. By selecting any trip on the Book Online page you will be able to see the availability for our captains. 

Inshore trips can accommodate up to 4 anglers. The price of the trip does not include bait, fuel, ice, or fish cleaning. We provide all rods and reels. Just grab your beverages, fishing license, and sunscreen and you'll be ready to go. 


Offshore trips can accommodate up to 6 anglers.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us by clicking the link below:




If you can't quite find the trip that's right for you or you are having trouble scheduling your trip, you can: 

Once you've booked your trip you will receive an email confirmation. If you need to cancel your trip please let us know 72 hours in advance. 

Your captain will call you the day before your trip to answer last minute questions and confirm pickup time. 



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