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THE 2017 TRADEWINDS MARINA 2ND ANNUAL KIDS FISHING RODEO WAS A GREAT SUCCESS! 


Captain Coon holds 4th place in the Louisiana State Records with this 228.13 pound tarpon caught on his Coon Pop fishing lure out of Grand Isle.


UPCOMING EVENTS




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Hunter Schouest, Captain Coon's grandson, holds the IGFA Small Fry World Record Tarpon with this 158.12 pound tarpon.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF ​2016 TARPON SEASON

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We are accepting donations for auction and door prizes.

We are looking for tee shirt sponsors.

Also cash and check donations can be made at any South Louisiana Bank to the Gloria Schouest Memorial Fund.

Please help spread the word and come out and support a great cause!

All proceeds will be donated to a local breast cancer patient.

Cade Candies took second place tarpon in the 2016 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo with this 160.8 pound tarpon caught on a Coon Pop lure while he and his dad Brett were fishing the rodeo with Captain Coon.


OCTOBER 2017

A unique experience

At Coon Pop Charters we know about the amazing connection that can occur when a person goes out onto the water and explores a whole new world. Let us guide you in that amazing journey whether it be tarpon fishing or any of our other offshore or inshore trips.

WORLD RECORD TARPON

Mr. Billy Moore caught this 224 pound tarpon on a Coon Pop fishing lure while fishing with Captain Coon out of Grand Isle.  This was the first tarpon he ever caught and it is currently 7th in the Louisiana State Records. 

CADE CANDIES WON 1ST PLACE TARPON IN THE 89TH ANNUAL GRAND ISLE TARPON RODEO WITH THIS 163.12 POUND TARPON CAUGHT WHILE FISHING WITH CAPTAIN COON.

David Prevost landed this 246.6 pound 1st place Louisiana State Record tarpon out of Grand Isle on a Coon Pop fishing lure.  It is also the largest tarpon ever caught in North America,

TARPON CHARTERS


HIGHLIGHTS OF 2017


Coon Pop Charters

TROPHY TARPON FISHING

Louisiana offers some of the best tarpon fishing in the world. Over fifty 200+ pound fish have been caught in Louisiana. The Schouest family has played a part in landing over half them.

The band Backroots featuring Cody Hebert will perform Saturday night!!

​DJ Mac Bruno will be playing Friday night and Sunday!

Clint Buquet Sr. caught this 229  pound tarpon on a Coon Pop fishing lure while fishing with Captain Coon out of Grand Isle.  It's currently 3rd in Louisiana State Records.

Ivy Robichaux is the pending IGFA world record holder for females ages 12-16 with this 188.4 pound tarpon she caught on a Coon Pop fishing lure while fishing out of Grand Isle with Captain Coon. She also won 1st place tarpon in the 66th Annual Sportsman League Rodeo.

Captain Lil Coon caught this 226.8 pound tarpon which is currently 6th place in the Louisiana State Records only a few hours after reeling in a 214.6 pound tarpon while fishing with Captain Coon and Captain Lee out of Grand Isle on Coon Pop fishing lures.

Tarpon Charters with Captain Coon are $1200 a day.This price includes boat, tackle and fuel.

You provide your own food and drinks.

You will fish with Captain Coon aboard his 31 foot Fountain. Tarpon trips are available out of Sand Dollar Marina in Grand Isle Louisiana. The best months to fish tarpon are between July and October. Multiple boats are available for larger groups. Fly fishing for tarpon is also offered. Private camp lodging with meals is available. Call for more details.

HUNTER SCHOUEST PLACED 1ST IN TARPON AT THE 67TH ANNUAL SPORTSMAN'S LEAGUE RODEO WITH A 147.2 POUND TARPON CAUGHT FISHING WITH COON POP.  THEY ALSO PLACED FIRST IN THE CATCH AND RELEASE DIVISION.