Meet Captain Brandon Ballay

Meet your guide Captain Brandon Ballay of Venice Outdoors in Venice, LA

Since founding the Venice Marina back in 1985, The Ballay’s has been one of the most influential families introducing sportsmen from around the world to the phenomenal fishing and hunting found in these southern Louisiana waters.

Captain Brandon Ballay: When Brandon was 18, he was one of the youngest licensed charter captains in the state of Louisiana. Now in his 40’s, he is a full time charter captain and also offers guided duck hunts in Venice area. He is an expert at tarpon, specked trout, and redfish.

Brandon has been featured in numerous publications, the most recent is the front cover picture and story in the March 2004 edition of Sportfishing Magazine.

Brandon is the owner of the charter service, Venice Outdoors LLC. which is one of the best recognized and sought after guide services in Venice by the sport fishing industry. They are known by TV, radio and outdoor media publicists as the experts in the southern Louisiana area because they produce when time and money are important factors.

Captain Brandon Ballay with his wife Ann Marie with an unlucky alligator

Captain Brandon Ballay with his wife Ann Marie with one unlucky alligator