Family Fun in the Sun

Starting at $449 | 3 Hour | Nearshore | 1 - 5 People
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Black Drum, Crab, Ladyfish, Sheepshead, Skate, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout


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

About Your Trip

If your young anglers want to spend a day on the water hooking their first fish, this is the trip for you. Join Captain Don on this nearshore voyage designed to introduce your children to saltwater fishing in calm protected waters close to shore. Near Orange Beach, AL, there are plenty of fish to be caught including Black Drum, Ladyfish, Crab, and Trout. This is a trip that will stay with your kids forever and hopefully ignite a love for fishing.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Sea Fox
Boat Length: 26 ft
Year Built: 2000
Engine Manufacturer: Evinrude
Number of Engines: 2
Total Horsepower: 300 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder

About Your Guide

Captain Don is an experienced seaman who has been fishing the waters near Orange Beach, AL since he was a little boy. Above all, he is a family man who prioritizes safety and fun. His charters focus on teaching young anglers the ins and outs of fishing, while also having a blast. He is not just a guide who drives the boat and leads you to fish; rather, he will educate everyone on board about technique and equipment.


Walter G.


June 14, 2021



My 4 grandsons, ages 15 to 10, and all novice salt water fisherman, had a wonderful experience. They learned and fished at the same time, without interference or competition from adult clients. The Captain and crew were friendly, helpful, and patient. The boys even got to drive ...Read More

Lauren P.


April 16, 2022



We had a great experience and my kids (8, 6, 4) LOVED the boat and fishing. Very kid friendly and patient with my kids asking questions. This is a must do if you are looking for a family activity.

Lacey M.


June 8, 2021



Wow! What an an amazing experience for our 4 year old! This is definitely a kid-centered charter and I couldn’t imagine a better captain and crew. They were both so patient when our 1 year old was extremely fussy - they just continued to help our son catch fish! We ...Read More

John D.


March 16, 2022



Despite not catching a lot of fish, Captain Don and his mate did a fantastic job. We had a blast even though the fish weren’t biting. The bonus were the dolphins that we saw multiple times.

Sara C.


July 20, 2021



This was a great boating experience for my 4 and 6 year olds. They’d never been on a boat before so we weren’t sure how they’d do. Miss Amy and Mister Don were great hosts and our kids had an amazing time. It was the perfect amount of time and ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 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 QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code 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.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


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.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 1 day before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

5749 Bay La Launch Avenue, Orange Beach, AL 36561, United States