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Fishing in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea Fishing 6-People

100% (2)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Nearshore Dauphin Island Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Red Snapper / Reef Fishing

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Orange Beach

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Super Trip

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Gulf Shores

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Gulf Shores

Half Day Trolling - 30' Albemarle

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Bon Secour

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Bon Secour

Gulf Shores Inshore Slammin'

90% (10)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Most Popular Types of Barracuda Trips in Dauphin Island

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More Barracuda Fishing Charters Near Dauphin Island, Al

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Fishing in Bon Secour
Fishing in Bon Secour
Fishing in Bon Secour
trip description for Gulf Shores Inshore Slammin' in Bon Secour

If you're looking for a fantastic way to enjoy the summer down in Gulf Shores, AL, then you're in the right place! Captain Shawn is a real pro, and has fished professionally all over the world, including a legendary run on the Kona Cowboy out of Kona, Hawaii! The shallow inshore water here in Gulf Shores provides perfect habitat for several popular sportfish species, especially the "Big Three" of Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. There are also plenty of chances to hook Sheepshead, which share the same habitat. Whether you're a beginner or an old hand, hooking big time Redfish and Trout off the flats is absolutely thrilling, and Captain Shawn has plenty of tips and tricks to improve your fishing and put you in a position for success. You'll be fishing aboard his 25' Shearwater center console. She's perfect for this kind of trip, and she's powered by a powerful Mercury 300-HP outboard, so you can spend less time cruising and more time fishing. The boat is equipped with a GPS, fishfinder, live bait well, and an icebox for your keepers. When you come aboard with Captain Shawn, you'll be provided all the tackle and bait that you need. All you need to bring is food, drinks (no glass please), sunscreen, sunglasses, and a cooler for your catch. Fish cleaning is also available, so you can take home a delicious dinner! You can catch the Dauphin Island-Fort Morgan ferry every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Please visit https://mobilebayferry.com/schedule/ for the daily schedule and pricing. Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Bon Secour

Gulf Shores Inshore Slammin'

90% (10)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Gulf Shores
Fishing in Gulf Shores
Fishing in Gulf Shores
trip description for Half Day Trolling - 30' Albemarle in Gulf Shores

Head out on a 4-hour trolling trip with Captain Will. For this trip you will mosey a mile or two offshore to drag several baits behind the boat in the nearshore waters likely frequented by topwater fish such as King and Spanish Mackerel among others. This half-day trip is a great trip if you want to enjoy a beautiful ride while at the same time troll the waters for some nice-sized fish. Typically once a fish strikes a bait Captain Will or his deck hand will set the hook and hand off the rod to you to reel in and also give any instruction if needed. All the gear will be provided by the Captain for your adventure including Rods, Reels, Tackle, Bait, Fishing Licenses, and Ice. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Gulf Shores

Half Day Trolling - 30' Albemarle

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Orange Beach Super Trip in Orange Beach

If you really want to do it all in Orange Beach, AL, there's no better way than this trip with Captain Brooks! Orange Beach has a rich fishery with a huge variety of species, and you'll be able to cast out for whatever you want, from inshore fighters to nearshore trophies. You'll start this trip by exploring the inshore water, looking for prized sportfish species such as Tarpon, Mangrove Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda, and more. Although these species are all a blast to catch, Tarpon in particular are huge fighters, with powerful runs and jumps that put acrobats to shame. Once you get a little further off, you'll be able to sightcast right to cruising Cobia, troll for Kingfish, and drop lines over reefs and structure to hook Jack Crevalle, Amberjack, and Triggerfish! With this many species on the table, this trip is perfect for setting a bunch of personal bests. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Brooks' 30' Buskens saltwater fishing vessel, a comfortable boat fitted with a powerful Cummins engine to get you out there fast. She's also equipped with a full suite of electronics, a flybridge, live wells, and an ice box for your keepers! Captain Brooks will supply everything you need for the fishing trip of a lifetime, including rods, reels, tackle, bait, and most importantly, his expertise and years of experience getting hooked up on record-setting fish. He'll even clean your catch for you! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Super Trip

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Red Snapper / Reef Fishing in Orange Beach

A bottomfishing trip off of Orange Beach, AL, is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful Gulf of Mexico while doing some amazing fishing! On this charter, you'll be on board Captain Bobby’s 24’ Blazer Bay, a perfect vessel for pulling Barracuda, Black Grouper, Rainbow Runner, Vermillion Snapper, Red Snapper and more! Captain Bobby will provide you with top-of-the-line gear and bait, and he will explain the different techniques and strategies used to catch all kinds of sportfish species. As you cruise through the nearshore waters, you'll be able to spot seabirds, turtles, dolphins, and other marine species! Once you're over the reefs, you'll begin drifting while you fish live and cut bait, dropping lines deep to attract big bites. When you get a bite, Captain Bob will be there to guide and assist you in reeling in your catch. Amberjack, Barracuda, and Grouper are all known for their strength and stamina, and catching one of these fish will be a thrilling experience! Whether you're a beginner or an expert, this trip will be a blast and will give you great opportunities to catch a new personal best! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Red Snapper / Reef Fishing

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Dauphin Island
Fishing in Dauphin Island
Fishing in Dauphin Island
trip description for Nearshore Dauphin Island Adventure in Dauphin Island

There’s nothing like spending quality time on the water with a rod in your hands, and there's no better place for it than beautiful Dauphin Island, AL! On this trip, you'll head out with Captain Neal for a wonderful day on the water, hooking up anything that'll bite including Kingfish, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, Cobia, Blacktip Sharks, and more! You'll fish on both baits and lures, giving you tons of opportunities to fight big fish. Whether you’re fishing with family, friends, or coworkers, Captain Neal is adept at handling all skill levels and is able to customize your trip to your preferences. You'll be fishing from a 27′ Ameracat catamaran, a fast and super stable vessel that's perfect for offshore fishing in the Gulf. She sports twin Suzuki engines with a total of 400 horsepower, and is decked out with gear and amenities to level up your fishing experience. Captain Neal will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen, proper clothing, sunglasses, and a smile! You can catch the Dauphin Island-Fort Morgan ferry every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Please visit https://mobilebayferry.com/schedule/ for the daily schedule and pricing. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Nearshore Dauphin Island Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Dauphin Island
Fishing in Dauphin Island
Fishing in Dauphin Island
trip description for Deep Sea Fishing 6-People in Dauphin Island

There’s nothing like spending quality time on the water with a rod in your hands, and there's no better place for it than beautiful Dauphin Island, AL! On this trip, you'll head out with Captain Mike for a wonderful day on the water, hooking up anything that'll bite including Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, Cobia, Grouper, and more! You'll fish the entire water column, from topwater species all way the down to the reefs and rocks, giving you tons of opportunities to fight big fish. Whether you’re fishing with family, friends, or coworkers, Captain Mike is adept at handling all skill levels and is able to customize your trip to your preferences. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Mike's 26' ProKat catamaran. This puppy is built for speed and stability and is equipped with twin 300-HP Suzuki outboards, giving you a super fast ride. She's also loaded up with other gear and amenities to keep you comfortable, including a restroom! Captain Mike will provide you with all the equipment, tackle, and bait you need, plus ice for your food, drinks & fish. He'll also clean and bag your fish for you at the end of the day! All you need to bring is your sunscreen, sun-protective clothing, sunglasses, any food & drinks you'd like to enjoy onboard. Beer is welcome, but please—no hard liquor or wine, and no glass containers. Get out there and enjoy a world-class charter fishing experience! You can catch the Dauphin Island-Fort Morgan ferry every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Please visit https://mobilebayferry.com/schedule/ for the daily schedule and pricing. Read More

Deep Sea, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea Fishing 6-People

100% (2)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Orange Beach Extended Offshore in Orange Beach

Join Captain Doug and experience an action-packed day of fishing in Orange Beach, Alabama! You’ll be fishing aboard a gorgeous, custom-built 52’ Miller sportfishing vessel that features two monster John Deere engines. The boat features a full suite of electronics to assist with efficient navigation and fish targeting. With a spacious and comfortable back deck, a sturdy tuna tower, and an enclosed wheelhouse, as well as an extra-large cabin with 6 bunks, a master bedroom, and two restrooms, this vessel is perfect for large groups like bachelor parties looking to celebrate in style. The icing on this cake is the air-conditioned interior, satellite television, and a Big Green Egg barbecue smoker. The crew can host up to 15 passengers on a day trip and up to 8 on overnight trips. Captain Doug utilizes a wide variety of fishing techniques, including trolling, topwater lures, and deep drop fishing / jigging. Whether you are a novice or an experienced angler, he will supply all the gear and tackle necessary. On this trip, you’ll be targeting Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Wahoo, and, on the 10-hour and 12-hour trips, Yellowfin Tuna. The longer you’re out on the water, the deeper you can fish, and the deeper you fish, the bigger the fish get! Captain Doug is excited to give you a great fishing trip – it doesn’t matter if you’ve fished a hundred times or whether this is your first time taking the family fishing – there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day. Captain Doug will provide all licenses, rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He will also clean and fillet your day’s catch for a small fee. Live bait is included in the trip. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Extended Offshore

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52 ft 1 - 17 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for 12 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling in Orange Beach

Climb aboard with Captain Chase and hit the water for what will be an eventful day of fishing in Orange Beach, Alabama! You’ll be targeting a variety of species (as seen above), including Amberjack, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel / Kingfish, and Wahoo, as you fish from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!). You can fit as many as 22 people on these trips! So make sure you bring some good company. These trips are great for bachelor parties and large gatherings with your family and friends. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (which you can store in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Let new fishing adventures begin with Captain Chase! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

12 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling

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60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Deep Sea Quest: Reel & Explore in Orange Beach

Climb aboard with Captain Chase and hit the water for what will be an eventful day of fishing in Orange Beach, Alabama! You’ll be targeting a variety of species (as seen above), including Amberjack, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel / Kingfish, and Wahoo, as you fish from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!). You can fit as many as 22 people on these trips! So make sure you bring some good company. These trips are meant for the more experienced anglers, although anglers of all skill levels and ages are welcome. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (which you can store in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Let new fishing adventures begin with Captain Chase! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Deep Sea Quest: Reel & Explore

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60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for All Day Trolling/Bottom Fishing in Orange Beach

Climb aboard with Captain Chase and hit the water for what will be an eventful day of fishing in Orange Beach, Alabama! You’ll be targeting a variety of species (as seen above), including Amberjack, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel / Kingfish, and Wahoo, as you fish from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!). You can fit as many as 22 people on these trips! So make sure you bring some good company. These trips are great for bachelor parties and large gatherings with your family and friends. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (which you can store in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Come on down to Orange Beach and make some memories with Captain Chase! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

All Day Trolling/Bottom Fishing

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60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Orange Beach Bottomfishing Blast in Orange Beach

Explore the waters surrounding Orange Beach with Captain Chase! Captain Chase has over 20+ years of experience as a professional guide and will help you catch a boatload of fish! On this 6-hour nearshore adventure, you’ll be targeting Amberjack, Gag Grouper, Scamp Grouper, Almaco Jack, Red Snapper (when in season), and Spanish Mackerel as you fish from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!), and a daiquiri machine. It also has a walk-around deck and an upper sun deck. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (which you can store in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Whatever your skill level, there’s a fish out here with your name on it! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Bottomfishing Blast

100% (1)
60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for 22-Person Private Trip in Orange Beach

If you’re looking to pack 22 of your best family and friends on a boat, this is the trip for you! Captain Chase will show you and your group an amazing time as you troll near shore in the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll be targeting Bonito, Cobia, Kingfish, and Spanish Mackerel as you fish from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!), and a daiquiri machine. It also has a walk-around deck and an upper sun deck. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (which you can store in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Come on down to Orange Beach and make some memories with Captain Chase! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

22-Person Private Trip

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60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Ocean Thrills with Captain Chase in Orange Beach

Climb aboard with Captain Chase and hit the water for what will be an eventful day of fishing in Orange Beach, Alabama! You’ll be targeting Bonito, Cobia, Kingfish, and Spanish Mackerel as you fish from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!). You can fit as many as 22 people on these trips! So make sure you bring some good company. These trips are great for anglers of all ages and skill levels. Captain Chase loves teaching the little ones about the fish that inhabit these waters. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (you can store them in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Let new fishing adventures begin with Captain Chase! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Ocean Thrills With Captain Chase

50% (2)
60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Reel in Fun with Captain Chase in Orange Beach

Come on down to Orange Beach, Alabama and make some memories with Captain Chase! You’ll be targeting Bonito, Cobia, King Mackerel, and Spanish Mackerel as you fish from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!). You can fit as many as 22 people on these trips! So make sure you bring some good company. These trips are great for anglers of all ages and skill levels. Captain Chase loves teaching the little ones about the fish that inhabit these waters. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (which you can store in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Let new fishing adventures begin with Captain Chase! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Reel In Fun With Captain Chase

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60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Shark Fishing Trip in Orange Beach

Prepare yourself to put up the fight of a lifetime as you embark on a shark fishing adventure with Captain Chase! You’ll be targeting Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, and Mako Shark on this fishing adventure. Some of these sharks can surpass 200 lbs, so make sure you bring your A-game! You’ll be fishing from Captain Chase’s beautiful 60-foot sportfisher. This beast is outfitted with almost everything you could imagine, including air conditioning, a fighting chair, fishfinder, live bait well, kitchen, flat-screen TV, and a new sound system (Bluetooth available!). You can fit as many as 22 people on these trips! So make sure you bring some good company. These trips are great for bachelor parties and large gatherings with your family and friends. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day (which you can store in the boat’s refrigerator), sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Capain Chase will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is prepared before or during the trip and is included in the trip price. You will also have a first mate on board to help you at all times. Come on down to Orange Beach and make some memories with Captain Chase! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Shark Fishing Trip

100% (1)
60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Orange Beach Offshore Reef in Orange Beach

Head out with Captain Bryars and get ready for a memorable day of offshore reef fishing in the Alabama Gulf! Orange Beach is a reef fishing haven with more reefs and fish than any other destination in the Gulf. Fishing the reefs provides the opportunity to catch sought-after fish almost anywhere! On this 6 to 8-hour trip, Captain Bryars will take you up to 25 miles off the coast of Alabama to some made-made and natural reefs where you can expect to target Amberjack, Grouper, Bonito, Cobia, Grouper, King Mackerel, Snapper, and Triggerfish. To attract these picture-worthy fish you can use a variety of methods, and this boat is equipped with light tackle, artificial lures, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, and jigging. Just let Captain Bryars know what fish you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method and some expert guidance! A true outdoorsman, Captain Bryars grew up fishing the Gulf and has a passion for meeting new people and showing them what the Gulf has to offer. You'll be fishing aboard an impressive 30’ ProKat center console that can comfortably fit 6 anglers. Powered by twin 300 HP Yamaha engines, this sturdy craft will get you to the fish-rich reefs in a hurry! It comes with the essentials such as GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers and even a bathroom. Also on board is some top-notch equipment, with name brand rods from Fin Nor, Penn, Shimano, and Daiwa, and deep drop electric reels for fishing over 200 ft deep. Captain Bryars provides all rods, reels, and tackle, live bait and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks, drinks and motion sickness relief you might need. Captain Bryars will also clean any keepers for no additional cost. Feel free to take your young ones along; Captain Bryars knows how to keep them entertained with some exciting fishing! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Offshore Reef

100% (1)
32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Half Day – Nearshore Trolling in Orange Beach

Head out with Captain Bryars and get ready for a relaxing day of nearshore trolling in the Alabama Gulf! The nearshore waters off the coast of Orange Beach are the perfect place to chase after some prized Gulf fish without going too far from the dock. On this 4-hour trip, Captain Bryars will take you just off the coast of Alabama where you can expect to target Bonito, Porgy, and Spanish Mackerel. To attract these picture-worthy fish you can use a variety of methods, although the focus of this trip is trolling. Trolling trips are great because the boat and the knowledge of your captain take care of half the work for you. You get to sit back, relax, enjoy the sweet sea breeze, and rest your arms while you wait for the reel to start screaming and your work to begin. A true outdoorsman, Captain Bryars grew up fishing the Gulf and has a passion for meeting new people and showing them what the Gulf has to offer, so expect some expert guidance! You'll be fishing aboard an impressive 30’ ProKat center console that can comfortably fit 6 anglers. Powered by twin 300 HP Yamaha engines, this sturdy craft will get you to the nearshores in no time! It comes with the essentials such as GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers and even a bathroom. Also on board is some top-notch equipment, with name brand rods from Fin Nor, Penn, Shimano, and Daiwa, and deep drop electric reels for fishing over 200 ft deep. Captain Bryars provides all rods, reels, and tackle, live bait and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks, drinks and motion sickness relief you might need. Captain Bryars will also clean any keepers for no additional cost. Feel free to take your young ones along; Captain Bryars knows how to keep them entertained with some exciting fishing! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Half Day – Nearshore Trolling

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Deep Dropping Extended Full Day in Orange Beach

Head out with Captain Bryars and get ready for an offshore adventure in the Alabama Gulf! The deep waters off the coast of Orange Beach are where you need to go to target some of the most prized big game fish in the Gulf! On this 10 to 12-hour trip, Captain Bryars will take you miles off the coast of Alabama to the edge of the dropoff where you can expect to target quality reef fish such as Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Gag Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Tilefish, Vermillion Snapper, and Wahoo. To attract these picture-worthy fish you can use a variety of methods, although the focus of this trip is deep-dropping. Deep-dropping trips are straightforward and can land you some monster fish that like to hang around the deep waters. Once Captain Bryars gets you to a prime spot, just drop your line up to 200 ft deep and wait for a bite! A true outdoorsman, Captain Bryars grew up fishing the Gulf and has a passion for meeting new people and showing them what the Gulf has to offer, so expect some expert guidance! You'll be fishing aboard an impressive 30’ ProKat center console that can comfortably fit 6 anglers. Powered by twin 300 HP Yamaha engines, this sturdy craft will get you to the nearshores in no time! It comes with the essentials such as GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers and even a bathroom. Also on board is some top-notch equipment, with name brand rods from Fin Nor, Penn, Shimano, and Daiwa, and deep drop electric reels for fishing over 200 ft deep. Captain Bryars provides all rods, reels, and tackle, live bait and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks, drinks and motion sickness relief you might need. Captain Bryars will also clean any keepers for no additional cost. Feel free to take your young ones along; Captain Bryars knows how to keep them entertained with some exciting fishing! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Deep Dropping Extended Full Day

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Everything to Know About Booking a Dauphin Island barracuda fishing charter

What are the best barracuda fishing charters in Dauphin Island?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 6 barracuda trips in Dauphin Island, and the most popular trips in the area are Deep Sea Fishing 6-People guided by Mike and Nearshore Dauphin Island Adventure guided by Justin.

Our guides in Dauphin Island are rated a 4.67 out of 5 based on 2563 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Barracuda charter include Bon Secour and Gulf Shores.

Looking for kid friendly barracuda guides / fishing lessons in Dauphin Island? Check out our beginner and family friendly barracuda guides in Dauphin Island.

What types of barracuda fishing charters are common in Dauphin Island?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for barracuda in Dauphin Island as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and river fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Dauphin Island are live bait fishing, light tackle fishing, and trolling but bottom fishing and cut bait fishing are popular as well.

How much do Dauphin Island barracuda fishing charters cost?

for barracuda in Dauphin Island prices can range anywhere from about $590 to $1,382, but the average price for a half day trip for barracuda in Dauphin Island is $801. The average price for a full day trip for barracuda in Dauphin Island is $1,111.

What month is best for barracuda fishing in Dauphin Island?

The most popular season for barracuda fishing in Dauphin Island is summer, and most anglers book their trips 7 days in advance.

Do I need a Dauphin Island fishing license for barracuda and what are the bag limits for barracuda in Dauphin Island?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Dauphin Island don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Dauphin Island.

What is barracuda fishing in Dauphin Island all about?

Dauphin Island, nestled along the coast of Alabama, boasts a rich marine ecosystem teeming with diverse aquatic life, including the formidable barracuda. These sleek predators, known for their sharp teeth and lightning-fast agility, inhabit the warm waters surrounding the island, making them a thrilling sight for snorkelers and divers alike. With their distinctive torpedo-like bodies and keen hunting instincts, barracudas play a vital role in maintaining the ecological balance of the region's underwater habitats.

Encountering a barracuda while exploring the waters of Dauphin Island can be an exhilarating experience for nature enthusiasts. These sleek predators often patrol the reefs and rocky outcrops, their silver bodies flashing in the sunlight as they effortlessly glide through the azure depths. While their reputation as fierce hunters precedes them, barracudas are typically wary of humans and tend to keep their distance unless provoked. Observing them from a respectful distance offers a glimpse into their fascinating behavior and the intricate dynamics of the marine environment they inhabit.

Despite their intimidating appearance, barracudas contribute to the health of Dauphin Island's marine ecosystem in various ways. As apex predators, they help regulate populations of smaller fish species, preventing overpopulation and promoting biodiversity. Additionally, their presence serves as an indicator of the area's overall ecological health, highlighting the importance of conservation efforts to preserve these vital habitats for future generations to enjoy. Whether glimpsed from the surface or encountered in the depths, barracudas add a thrilling dimension to the underwater world of Dauphin Island, reminding us of the intricate interconnectedness of marine life.

What are the most popular months to fish for barracuda in Dauphin Island?

In Dauphin Island, the barracuda seasons offer a unique window into the ebb and flow of marine life along the Gulf Coast. Like clockwork, these sleek predators make their presence known during specific times of the year, marking key periods in the island's natural cycle. Typically, barracudas are more prevalent in the warmer months, drawn to the island's waters by an abundance of prey and optimal conditions for hunting. As temperatures rise and currents shift, these formidable fish become more active, patrolling the reefs and channels with heightened intensity.

Spring and summer herald the peak of barracuda season in Dauphin Island, as the waters teem with life and activity. During this time, snorkelers and divers flock to the island's shores, eager to witness these powerful predators in their element. With the sun casting a golden glow over the turquoise sea, encounters with barracudas become a thrilling highlight of underwater excursions. However, as autumn approaches and temperatures begin to cool, barracudas gradually migrate to deeper waters, signaling the end of their seasonal reign along the island's coastline.

Despite their departure, the legacy of barracuda season lingers in the memories of those who've had the privilege of witnessing these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Their seasonal presence serves as a reminder of the intricate rhythms of life in the Gulf of Mexico and the delicate balance that sustains its vibrant ecosystem. As the seasons change and new marine inhabitants take center stage, the anticipation of barracuda season's return adds an element of excitement to the annual cycle of life on Dauphin Island's shores.

What techniques are popular for catching barracuda in Dauphin Island?

Fishing for barracuda in Dauphin Island is as much an art as it is a sport, requiring a blend of skill, patience, and understanding of these powerful predators' behavior. Anglers flock to the island's shores, equipped with specialized gear and tactics designed to lure in these formidable fish. One of the most popular techniques involves trolling with artificial lures or live bait, mimicking the movements of prey to entice barracudas lurking in the depths. With their keen sense of sight and lightning-fast reflexes, barracudas often strike with explosive force, providing an adrenaline-filled challenge for anglers seeking the ultimate thrill.

Another effective method for barracuda fishing in Dauphin Island is casting from stationary positions, such as piers or rocky outcrops, where these predators are known to congregate. By using flashy lures or natural bait suspended at various depths, anglers can tempt barracudas into striking as they patrol the surrounding waters in search of prey. This technique requires precision and finesse, as barracudas are notorious for their sharp teeth and ability to quickly sever lines if not properly hooked and reeled in.

In addition to traditional rod-and-reel methods, spearfishing has also gained popularity among thrill-seekers looking to test their skills against the speed and agility of barracudas in Dauphin Island's clear waters. Armed with spearguns and freediving equipment, spearfishers stalk their elusive quarry, relying on stealth and accuracy to land a clean shot. However, this method requires a high level of expertise and respect for marine life, as barracudas play a crucial role in maintaining the balance of the island's underwater ecosystems. Whether casting from shore, trolling offshore, or diving beneath the waves, barracuda fishing in Dauphin Island offers an exhilarating challenge for anglers of all levels.

What other species are popular in Dauphin Island?

Dauphin Island, with its diverse marine habitats and rich ecosystem, offers anglers a bounty of species to target aside from barracuda. Among the most sought-after catches are the iconic red snapper, prized for its firm flesh and sweet flavor. These vibrant fish inhabit the reefs and wrecks surrounding the island, providing exciting opportunities for both recreational and commercial fishermen. With strict regulations in place to ensure sustainable harvesting, anglers can enjoy the thrill of reeling in these prized fish while contributing to their conservation for future generations to enjoy.

Another popular species found in the waters of Dauphin Island is the speckled trout, known for its elusive nature and spirited fight. Anglers flock to the island's bays, estuaries, and marshes in search of these prized game fish, which are renowned for their delicious taste and impressive size. Whether casting from shore or drifting along tidal flats, targeting speckled trout requires a combination of patience, skill, and knowledge of local fishing hotspots. As one of the most coveted inshore species, catching a trophy-sized speckled trout is a badge of honor for anglers visiting Dauphin Island.

For those seeking a true challenge, the shallow flats and grass beds around Dauphin Island are home to the elusive and powerful redfish. These hard-fighting fish, also known as red drum, are prized for their strength and resilience, putting up a formidable fight when hooked. Anglers often use a variety of techniques, including sight fishing and live baiting, to entice these wary predators into striking. With strict regulations in place to protect their populations, catching and releasing redfish has become a popular conservation-minded pursuit among anglers in Dauphin Island, ensuring the continued health and vitality of this iconic species for generations to come.

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    Capt. Shawn took our group of 4 Inland Fishing June 13th, 2023. He knows the area well, has a nice boat and provides Top of the Line Gear. Our 4 Hour trip went by way to fast as we all had a great time. The region we fished received hard rain the night before, so the Fishing started slow but picked up mid-morning and he put us on Redfish and Trout. I recommend and will definitely book another fishing charter with Capt. Shawn our next trip to the Gulf Shores area. Capt. Shawn guides both Offshore and Inland. Our next trip will be the 6 Hour Off Shore charter for Red Snapper.

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