Shawn Mitchell

St Bernard, LA Captain Shawn Mitchell

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Meet Captain Shawn Mitchell Of SaltyFrog Fishing Charters

Embarking on the waters of St. Bernard, Louisiana is like stepping into a world where adventure and relaxation converge in perfect harmony. Step aboard the SaltyFrog with Captain Shawn Mitchell and prepare to be transported into a world where the thrill of the catch meets the tranquility of nature at its finest.

Captain Shawn Mitchell of SaltyFrog Charters is a passionate angler who has spent a lifetime pursuing fish in the waters of Lake Borgne, Biloxi Marsh, and Delacroix areas of Louisiana, specializing in redfish and speckled trout. His love for fishing and the outdoors dates back to his earliest memories, instilled in him long before he could walk. Growing up in Louisiana and achieving the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, Shawn has developed a deep appreciation for nature and a commitment to sharing his passion with others.

As an avid fisherman and dedicated family man, Shawn takes great joy in guiding families on fishing adventures, creating lasting memories on the water. He also collaborates with professional and YouTube fishermen, sharing his knowledge and expertise to help anglers improve their skills in Louisiana's Sportsman's Paradise.

At SaltyFrog Charters, Captain Shawn ensures that fishing trips are more than just a guided outing – they are opportunities to create unforgettable experiences. Believing that experiences should not be limited by time, Shawn only books one charter a day, allowing him to give his clients his undivided attention. So, whether you're a seasoned angler or new to fishing, join Captain Shawn Mitchell for an adventure on the water and let's go catch some memories!

Captain Shawn Mitchell of SaltyFrog Charters is an expert in various fishing techniques, including jigging and popping cork. With years of experience navigating the waters of Lake Borgne, Biloxi Marsh, and Delacroix, he has honed his skills to consistently locate and target redfish and speckled trout using these techniques.

Jigging is a technique that involves using a jig, a type of fishing lure, to mimic the movement of prey fish. Captain Shawn's mastery of jigging allows him to effectively entice strikes from redfish and speckled trout, making for an exciting and rewarding fishing experience.

Popping cork is another technique favored by Captain Shawn, particularly for targeting speckled trout. This method involves using a popping cork rig, which creates a popping sound when jerked, attracting nearby fish. Captain Shawn's expertise in using popping cork rigs enables him to consistently hook into speckled trout, providing his clients with thrilling fishing action.

Whether you're a novice angler looking to learn new techniques or an experienced fisherman seeking a challenge, Captain Shawn's expertise in jigging and popping cork fishing will ensure an exciting and successful day on the water with SaltyFrog Charters.

Experience the ultimate fishing adventure aboard our 23-foot Skeeter SX230 center console bay boat. Built in 2022 and powered by a Yamaha 250HP engine, this boat can accommodate up to 4 persons and reaches a max cruising speed of 44 knots, ensuring a smooth and exhilarating ride on the water.

SaltyFrog Fishing Charters promises an unforgettable day on the water that will leave you wanting to return for more, or stay forever!

SaltyFrog Charters Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

2 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

- Rods, reels& tackle

What to bring:

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses

- Wear weather appropriate clothing

- Food and drinks 

- Valid fishing license

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout 


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability. 


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit. 


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.