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Get To Know Danny

Captain Danny Wray



Captain Danny Wray, owner and operator of Calmwater Charters Alabama, is a licensed Coast Guard Captain as well as an experienced and knowledgeable fisherman who is eager to share his experiences with you. He has been an inshore fishing guide for more than seventeen years.


He is best known as the founder of "Ride the Bull", the biggest kayak tournament in the world in Grand Isle, LA. Every August Grand Isle hosts up to 700 kayaks manned by fishermen chasing the big bull reds.  He has been featured in magazines such as Field and Stream, CCA's Tide Magazine, Canoe and Kayak, Louisiana Sportsman, Gulf Coast Fisherman, Marsh and Bayou, and on the TV shows Journey South, Louisiana Sportsman TV, Big Fish, Paradise Louisiana all airing on Cox Sports. 

​ Contact Capt. Danny Wray by calling 225-721-8182 or email

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