Beginner Rod Bending

Starting at $325 total | 2 Hour | Inshore | 1 - 4 People | Trip #3041

About Your Trip

Head out for an introductory fishing adventure with Captain Todd! This trip is perfect for kids, families, and people who haven't fished much in the past. This trip is just two hours, so it's perfect if you want to hook into some rod-bending action and bring home some tasty fillets for dinner, without dedicating an entire day to the fish.
On this trip, you'll target classic Gulf inshore species, such as Redfish, Spotted Trout, and ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
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Captain Todd is a USCG-certified captain who has been fishing the area around Gulf Shores, AL for over 20 years. He was raised here in Alabama and loves showing clients all that this beautiful state has to offer. He specializes in inshore fishing, and particularly enjoys targeting Speckled Trout on live baits. He enjoys watching people enjoy reeling in their own fish almost as much as doing it himself, especially when he's given them a helping hand.
Whether you're a great fisherman already, or just ... Read More

Start Location

100 East Canal Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, United States

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Boat Restroom


Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.


Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout


Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

2 Hours
1 Person
2 People
3 People
4 People

Pricing & Availability

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July 26

We had a great time and Todd is a very experienced guide as well as being very personable


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September 11 | Gulf Shores Classic

Had a great time. Wish we had caught bigger fish.


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August 15 | Gulf Shores Classic

Great experience and good time! Would recommend Captain Todd! He’s a good guide!


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August 5 | Gulf Shores Classic

I waited exactly a week before leaving this review. I wanted to cool off from our extremely horrible experience on captain Todd’s tugboat. Everyone has an off day and I hope that is what we caught this on , I would hate to think that he treats ...Read More


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August 10 | Gulf Shores Classic

A local who knows the fishing holes well!


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Had a great time. Todd was a lot of help to us.

Gregg B.

April 14

Captain Todd did a great job. Had a great time and caught some delicious fish.

Rich K.

May 4

Capt Todd was great with my family. We enjoyed our time and will book again next time we visit the Gulf Shores area.

Andy P.

March 22

Did a 3 hour trip and had a great time. Left with enough trout for dinner. Which he filleted for us. We all got to bring in a good fish. Would book with Captain Todd again.


May 19

Best fishing experience I’ve ever had! Captain Todd is not only a badass but his knowledge was unmatched. I’m not sure how he did it, but ever spot I cast was in a fishes mouth. We will be returning next year because of him.


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Amazing trip. Our guide Todd was amazing. Helped my elderly father catch a few fish. My 14 year old had a blast.


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April 12 | Gulf Shores Classic

Captain Todd was awesome. Weather wasn’t great but still caught some reds and a trout.


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March 29 | Gulf Shores Classic

Captain Todd went above and beyond to make our experience truly memorable! He was quick to bait lines, cast our reels, and provide a lot of laughs and knowledge along the way! 10/10 recommend!


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October 22 | Gulf Shores Classic

Fishing with Captain Todd was fantastic. Our group included 3 women of various fishing experience, from avid fisherwoman to almost no experience at all. He could not have been a better guide for us. He was helpful and patient the entire time and best of all, we caught fish. I would ...Read More

Larry S.

April 30

What a fun time with had with cool captain Todd! He worked tirelessly to keep my bait on my line. i was feeding the fish more than catching. 🤗. His boat was the cleanest i’ve ever been on. Larry has never caught a fish so big so he was so ...Read More

Paul B.

April 6

Great time making this memorable catch in backwaters near shore.

William B.

March 8

Excellent fishing trip! Captain Todd knew exactly where to go to find the fish. We brought home seven keepers and even got to send a couple home with the Captain for dinner, that’s not even counting all the ones that we released. 10/10 would definitely fish with Captain Todd again.

Emily J.

July 10

Great experience!!!! Captain Todd made sure we had a great time, if the fish were not biting in one spot he would move on. We caught a variety of fish and had a great time on a 2 hour trip. We were first timers and he explained everything.

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!