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This is what you will see from the parking lot. Slip HB-05

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Last updated: 12/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:18
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House Boat
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

INSTANT QUOTE assumes that you only want to book the minimum number of rooms. Additional rooms can be added at a rate of $50 per night when calling to book your stay. Just mention the bedrooms you will require access codes for.

Once booked, you have exclusive rights to the entire property though you will only be granted the access codes to the rooms you have rented. Again, this is not a shared type of property so any unbooked rooms will simply stay locked and go unoccupied.

Continue reading for complete information or call to speak to Cliff or another Fishy Alibi representative.

MAXIMUM CAPACITY:
2 BEDROOMS SLEEP 6 TO 8 GUESTS
3 BEDROOMS SLEEP 10 TO 12 GUESTS
4 BEDROOMS SLEEP 14 TO 18 GUESTS

In an attempt to make the house boat a great value to any size of group, all bedroom doors have been equipped with digital locks. With the locks I can create a smaller, 2 bedroom houseboat, out of a 4 bedroom houseboat and rent to a larger market.

Under-promising and over-delivering are keys to a great business. With that in mind you will not be able to book your stay online. With rate specials and incentives for returning guests; I can only assure you that you are getting the right price and the best price for your group when you call. I return most calls within 30 minutes if I cannot answer right away.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!
It is moored just 70 yards south of the Venice Marina Restaurant and Fish Board against the parking lot but yet it allows for easy access to all Mississippi River Passes and all hot spots for fishing, hunting or diving.

Our House Boat is freshly updated with 4 Bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Holding a total of 14 beds (some twin and some queen size) it can sleep 18 in beds and a couple more on the couches.

The kitchen has 2 coffee makers, a microwave, fish fryer, 2 sets of pots and pans with matching dish-ware, glasses for the whole family and a dishwasher to help with it all.

The living room has a chest freezer, washer and dryer hidden away around the corner from the surround sound, satellite TV, leather couches for 12 and a beverage cooler.

The dock has a 500 lbs Commercial Ice Maker on an 800 lb ice chest, Gas Grill, Propane Seafood Boiler, Cleaning Station and Bench Seating and Folding Chairs to sit back and relax.

The place is well equipped but bring your own toilet paper and paper towels to be safe.

DAILY, WEEKLY RENTALS
FULLY STOCKED KITCHEN
MICROWAVE
DISHWASHER
42’ HDTV
BEVERAGE FRIDGE
BAIT FREEZER
GAS GRILL
SEAFOOD BOILER
FISH FRYER
CLEANING TABLE

My housekeeper keeps the place very clean. She needs exclusive use of it on change-over days between 12 noon and 4 p.m to do so. If the cleaning ladies are done with it prior to 4 p.m. the guest will be notified of an early check-in availability. No late check-outs are allowed without a manager's approval out of respect to the housekeeper's schedule.

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Manager

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

Property Type

  • House Boat
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AT THE TIME YOU STEP FOOT ON THIS PROPERTY. THIS IS NOT THE PLACE FOR ANYONE WHO CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THEMSELVES. DO NOT BRING BABIES, CHILDREN OR PETS....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please limit your smoking to the outdoors....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AT THE TIME YOU STEP FOOT ON THIS PROPERTY. THIS IS NOT THE PLACE FOR ANYONE WHO CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THEMSELVES. DO NOT BRING BABIES, CHILDREN OR PETS AS WE ARE AFLOAT WITHOUT RAILS....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

  • The 'Reds' Room: 4 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

    This room sleeps 4 between the 2 bunk beds (4 twin beds)...moreless

  • The 'Yellow Fin' Room: 2 queen, 1 bunk bed

    This room sleeps 4 in the 1 bunk. There are 2 queen beds....moreless

  • The 'Flounder' Room: 4 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

    This room sleeps 4 between the 2 bunks (4 twin beds)...moreless

  • The 'Wahoo' Room: 2 queen, 2 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

    The room sleeps 6 between the 2 bunks. 2 twin & 2 queen beds...moreless

  • All bedrooms are well appointed with one or more luggage racks, fishing rod holders and shelving to stow your bags under. Once booked, you have exclusive rights to the property though you will only granted access codes to the rooms you have rented. We did this to allow this property to be affordable to smaller groups. This property rents by the room with a minimum of 2 rooms (there is a minimum of 3 rooms during Tuna Season). Start by picking any two rooms for the base price noted under the tab labeled Rates. Additional rooms can be added at a rate of $50-$60 per night when calling to book your stay. Just mention the bedrooms you will require access codes for. Again, this is not a shared type of property so any unbooked rooms will simply stay locked and go unoccupied....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Women's Room: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Men's Room: toilet, shower

    Emergency First Aid Kit...moreless

  • GUESTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN TOILET PAPER. We do not want to be responsible for accidentally mis-leading you so add it to your grocery list along with the paper towels. Both bathrooms are available to every group no matter the number of bedrooms you request keys for. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The southern edge of the Delta National Wildlife Refuge begins approximately where Tiger Pass meets the Mississippi River, within 5 miles of Venice Sports Marina. A Loutre State Wildlife Management Area covers an area east of the South Pass....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are several odd titles floating around including some Steven King and The Book of Beer. Tons of fishing mags....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    BluRay Player and Surround Sound system....moreless

  • Games:

    Poker chips, cribbage board and decks of cards....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    SPORTS PACKAGE upgrade at no cost to you though satellite service may go down in inclement weather....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Music can be found by using the 'Guide' button on the remote control. It sounds great with the surround sound system!...moreless

  • Television:

    Large, High Definition Flat Screen...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Aboard the Fishy Alibi, you will find all the conveniences of home. There is housekeeping available during your stay, a surround sound system and so much more to ensure a comfortable stay....moreless

  • Village:

    Venice Marina is a true sportsman's marina. The people look out for one another like any small village. They just happen to be crazy about hunting and fishing....moreless

  • Water View:

    Very peaceful. Not only are you on the water but the dock is equipped with new boat bumpers and posts, a commercial ice maker,800 lb. ice bin, cleaning station, propane BBQ and bench seating....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The amazing location of the houseboat allows you to pull up to the front deck to move in quickly so you can wake up the next day, open your back door, and take a few short steps to your boat. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room table seats 6. Bar seats 8. The living room is open to the dining room and kitchen. See pictures......moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    I keep a back-up A/C in storage at all times. There is central A/C as well as a window A/C unit to assure that you can always keep your cool....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 portable radiant style heaters are on the premises just in case....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, you will find the beds made and extra sheets on the shelves....moreless

  • Living Room:

    See pictures....moreless

  • Parking:

    Pull into the third lot on the left after the large pavilion....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    BRING PAPER TOWELS I keep Boat Towels under the bench on the dock, Kitchen Towels are in the kitchen, Bath Towels in the bedrooms and bathrooms. If you need more you may find them in the laundry area...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    2 Mr. Coffees with a carafe and 16 matching mugs. BRING SOME COFFEE. Sometimes there is coffee and sometimes there isn't....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full matching set serving 24 New as of 10/01/2014...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New as of 10/01/2014...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Many new utensils and kitchenware....moreless

  • Microwave:

    This top of the line beauty of a microwave has a toaster built right in!! This is NOT why you should rent the place but I must admit, I found it interesting....moreless

  • Oven:

    New as of 10/01/2012 (came free with the Stove)...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Many redundancies. Bring your own bags for the vacuum sealer. We are all out. BRING YOUR OWN PAPER TOWELS. I don't know what you will find but if you don't bring them you might wish you had....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Usually has some longer lasting condiments but I have no idea what is in there today so bring what you want and take what you find....moreless

  • Stove:

    New as of 10/01/2012...moreless

  • Toaster:

    We keep this 4 slice monster under the bar. If you need more capacity check out the microwave. Oddly it has capacity for 2 slices....moreless

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New as of 10/01/2014. I have been told that the built-in ignitor does not work 100% of the time. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
DUCK SEASON (Any 2 Rooms)
Dec 1 - Feb 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$195
$1,200 $5,140
FAUX PAUS TOUR (Any 3 Rooms)
Jul 26 - Jul 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$290
$1,890
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$240
$1,500 $6,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Additional rooms are an additional $50/night.

Any rooms not rented simply stay locked up.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

95 Miles
Nearest Airport
New Orleans, LA (MSY)
70 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Craw Gator's
60 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Belle Chase, LA
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 23
70 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Craw Gator's
130 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulf Port, MS

Car: Necessary

Sportsman's Paradise, Tuna Town USA and Redfish Capital of the World. Any of these descriptions of Venice, Louisiana hold true, and barely touch the surface of the majestic beauty of this estuary. Venice offers visitors some of the most fertile fishing and hunting areas the country or the world has to offer. Venice is non-stop action whether you’re looking for big game fishing in the beautiful offshore waters, or the action of the Mississippi River Delta, you won’t be disappointed. Venice, Louisiana truly is a 'Sportsman's Paradise.'

Cypress Cove Marina is around the corner. They offer another restaurant and bar, hotel, general store and fuel.

Fort Jackson and the Fort Jackson Museum is located approximately 40 minutes up the road from Venice. It was established in 1832. It has been built by the union, used by the confederates, equipped for the Spanish American War, used for training, as a prison and even owned by an individual at one time. There is a lot of interesting and valuable history to share with you. Located along the Mississippi River it is worth the time to stop and look around. I suggest 30 minutes for the fort and 30 minutes for the museum. It is free to visitors but call ahead for hours of operation.

Big Game Lodge, LLC acquired the houseboat known as the Wildcat Lodge in 2014 because of it’s convenient moored location against the parking lot just 70 yards down from the fish board in the Venice Marina.

The Wildcat Lodge was quickly renamed

The Fishy Alibi by my wife.

4 BDRMs TO CHOOSE FROM

2 FULL BATHROOMS

SLEEPS UP TO 18

WASHER/DRYER

ICE MAKER

BOAT DOCK

DAILY, WEEKLY RENTALS

FULLY STOCKED KITCHEN

MICROWAVE

DISHWASHER

42’ HDTV

DISH SPORTS PACKAGE

BEVERAGE FRIDGE

BAIT FREEZER

GAS GRILL

SEAFOOD BOILER

FISH FRYER

CLEANING TABLE

MUCH MORE..

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: I have been fortunate to have been introduced to fishing Venice by friends and have been coming here since 2011. My father and I have been avid sportsmen our whole lives. When he told me that he was selling his business and that he would like my help to find a place on the water, I knew just where to take him.

Why Venice, LA, USA:
This may seem strange to some of you (especially if you haven't experienced it) but renting smaller house boats located along the main thorough fare of the marina may give you the feeling that you are on a boat. The location of the Fishy Alibi property has less exposure to the wake put off by the other boats coming and going. I would contribute the solid feeling of it to it's sheer size as well but, whatever it is, I don't feel like I am still out on the water when I am staying in the Fishy Alibi. No more hauling the wagon back and forth! That haul takes time and energy that is better used settling in with a drink my friend. The Fishy Alibi's position against the parking lot has many other advantages as well like walking to and from the store, bar and restaurant are easy, short trips. Get your fish on the board, walk home to get what you need and back to the bar in 7 minutes. I like the number of rooms and guests have said that having 2 bathrooms alleviates a lot of issues with larger groups in the morning trying to get out fishing.

The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
Here in Venice you can fish year round, 24/7, a great place to shoot ducks, geese, rabbits, wild hogs and even deer. You can fish for bass, red fish, speckled trout, tuna, marlin, dolphin and you never know what you might see on your way out. It's common to see Manta Rays, Whale Sharks, Mola Mola, Turtle and Sperm Whales.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

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Photos

  • This is what you will see from the parking lot.  Slip HB-05

    This is what you will see from the parking lot. Slip HB-05

  • 32 foot boats have tied up.  I do not know a maximum length accommodation.

    32 foot boats have tied up. I do not know a maximum length accommodation.

  • The hallway has local maps to help guide your daily excursions.

    The hallway has local maps to help guide your daily excursions.

  • This is 'Wahoo' room with 2 queen + 2 twin beds, rod rack, ladder, luggage rack.

    This is 'Wahoo' room with 2 queen + 2 twin beds, rod rack, ladder, luggage rack.

  • This is the 'Yellow Fin' Room with 2 Queen Size beds, ladder and luggage rack.

    This is the 'Yellow Fin' Room with 2 Queen Size beds, ladder and luggage rack.

  • Men's room contains an emergency first aid kit.

    Men's room contains an emergency first aid kit.

  • Incredible day!  What a fight this one put up.

    Incredible day! What a fight this one put up.

  • Amber Jack!

    Amber Jack!

  • April 2014

    April 2014

  • Mahi Mahi 
August 2014

    Mahi Mahi August 2014

  • 32 foot boats have tied up.  I do not know a maximum length accommodation.

    32 foot boats have tied up. I do not know a maximum length accommodation.

  • There are a total of 8 bar stools for larger groups.

    There are a total of 8 bar stools for larger groups.

  • This is 'Reds' room with 2 twin beds, a rod rack ladder, luggage rack and shelf.

    This is 'Reds' room with 2 twin beds, a rod rack ladder, luggage rack and shelf.

  • This is the 'Flounder' Room with 4 twin beds, ladder, luggage rack & rod rack.

    This is the 'Flounder' Room with 4 twin beds, ladder, luggage rack & rod rack.

  • Same as the men's room without the emergency first aid kit.

    Same as the men's room without the emergency first aid kit.

  • Another one for the freezer!

    Another one for the freezer!

  • 131, 133 & 95 lbs!

    131, 133 & 95 lbs!

  • April 2014

    April 2014

  • Limited out Red Snapper + a 100lb Yellow Fin and 4 Black Fin Tuna on 10/06/2014

    Limited out Red Snapper + a 100lb Yellow Fin and 4 Black Fin Tuna on 10/06/2014

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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