Meet Captain

HUNTER CABALLERO

Captain Hunter's Bio

Captain Hunter has 20 years of experience fishing out of Venice, LA, and is well accomplished in the professional angling world. Also, Captain Hunter Caballero holds the state record for Big Eye Tuna and was the mate who boated the State Record Yellowfin Tuna (caught by Captain Scott Leger). 

Known for his patient demeanor and defined by his unparalleled capability to hone in on giant yellowfin tuna – Hunter is the founder of Paradise Outfitters and operates his fishing charters out of a passion for sportfishing and a desire to share legendary fishing expeditions with his clients. His expertise spans many sportfishing disciplines from catching bait and bottom fishing to big game trolling and kite fishing.

Having been featured in Saltwater Sportsman, Louisiana Sportsman, The Waterman’s Journal, and countless other fishing trades, Hunter is an accomplished angler holding over a dozen state records and was recently endorsed by Pelagic Gear as a Pro Team Captain.

Specialties

Tuna Fishing
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Marlin Fishing
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Swordfishing
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Captain Hunter's

42' Catamaran

Full-Day Charter (6 max)
$3,000
Overnight Trip (6 max)
$5,000
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Reviews

5/5
Our Captain Scott and first mate Taylor were excellent! They really knew what they were doing and streamlined the entire process, making for an awesome experience! They were friendly and very accommodating. Scott navigated the boat like a champion. I had such a great time! We caught many fish and the entire experience was wonderful. I highly recommend Paradise Outfitters.
John Graziano
5/5
I flew over to Louisiana from Tampa, Florida for a couple days of tuna fishing with Captains Hunter and Drew. It was absolutely incredible! Captain Hunter is professional and extremely knowledgable about fishing around the rigs. Drew is very determined on the water and works hard to put customers on the fish. These guys are the real deal down in Venice and their experience put me on some absolute monsters. The first fish we hooked into was a ~300lb blue marlin! The fish was safely released after a two-hour battle which nearly brought me to my knees. We followed up with a wahoo, blackfin tunas, and some big yellowfin tunas. Words don't really describe the fishing you'll get with Paradise Outfitters; it's something that must be experienced.
Robert Slipkovich
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