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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea Fishing *CATCH GIANTS*

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Half Day Red Snapper Slapper

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Snapper Trip - 31' Cape Horn

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Half Day Close Offshore Trip

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Nearshore Dauphin Island Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Reefs And Rocks

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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If you really want to do it all in Dauphin Island, there's no better trip than this one. Captain Jerry will take you 40 miles offshore, to plentiful fishing grounds where you can target everything from pelagic sportfish to reef-dwelling bottomfish. Once you get past the inshore water and out over the depths, you'll start trolling for pelagic such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Kingfish. These fish are great fighters, with runs and jumps that will test even experienced anglers. Plus, Mahi and Wahoo are excellent table fare! Kingfish are not as tasty, but make great pictures. Over the offshore reefs and structure, you'll also be able to drop your lines deep to target Amberjack and Red Snapper. Amberjack are insane fighters, and many captains would agree that Red Snapper are one of the tastiest fish in the Gulf, so make sure to keep a few for dinner! On this trip, you'll be aboard Captain Jerry's beautiful 35' Cabo Express sportfisher. She's built to be fast and comfortable, with a cruising speed of 29 MPH, a full restroom, plenty of seating, satellite radio, and an air conditioned cabin. For folks that want to spend a full day on the water, she's the perfect choice, with room to escape from the summer sun and heat and a large fishing deck for when the bites are on. She's powered by two Caterpillar engines with a combined 1000 horsepower, and has all the top gear and electronics to maximize your chances of success. When you fish with Captain Jerry, everything is provided for you, including rods, reels, bait, tackle, ice for your keepers, and drinks to keep you going. All you need to bring is sunscreen (no spray please!), proper clothing, a cooler, and some snacks! 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 Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Gulf Deep Water Hustle 10 Hr

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35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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We will head off the coast of Dauphin Island alabama, and experience the best fishing in the gulf. Deep sea fishing private off shore reefs and Oil Rigs is an amazing experience. It is typical for us to catch a limit of red snapper, and many other saltwater species such as sharks, cobia, king mackeral and dozens of other species. We meet at a private dock then head out on a customized 28 ft center console boat for amazing fishing experiences. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea Fishing 4 Person

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Experience the epitome of relaxation and angling excellence with Captain Sammy's Laid Back Trolling and Bottom Fishing trips in Dauphin Island. Step aboard our meticulously crafted 36-ft Contender vessel, designed to offer a seamless blend of comfort and performance. With room for up to 6 adventurers, each trip ensures an intimate and personalized fishing experience. Captain Sammy, a seasoned expert of Dauphin Island's waters, invites you to explore the vibrant underwater world teeming with Snapper, Beeliner, Sheepshead, and the thrilling King and Spanish Mackerel. Cast your lines into the depths and anticipate the thrill of the catch against the backdrop of Dauphin Island's breathtaking scenery. The allure of our expeditions lies not only in the variety of species but in the efficiency of the experience. The 36-ft Contender's impressive capabilities allow us to maximize our short trip duration by cruising at speeds of 40 plus knots. This means more time engaged in the art of fishing and less time in transit. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a novice explorer, Captain Sammy tailors each trip to cater to all skill levels. Learn the nuances of trolling and bottom fishing techniques under the guidance of a true professional, enhancing your understanding of the craft. As the sun paints the sky with hues of orange and pink, you'll find yourself in the heart of a serene fishing haven. Build connections, savor the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Secure your spot today and embark on an unparalleled fishing journey with Captain Sammy. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Dauphin Island's waters while experiencing the thrill of reeling in prized catches. Join us for a laid-back yet exhilarating adventure that blends comfort, speed, and angling mastery. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Laid Back Trolling And Bottom Fishing

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Come aboard our beautiful catamaran and see what fishing in Dauphin Island is all about! This is a major trip designed to get you out over some of the best fishing grounds in the Gulf of Mexico. You'll be able to get a taste of everything on this trip, including nearshore reef fishing, offshore trolling, and everything in between. There are so many species available on this trip that we're barely able to list them all! The Gulf of Mexico is known as the Red Snapper capital of the world. Aside Red Snapper there are also tons of Vermillion Snapper, Triggerfish, Amberjack, grouper and more that can be caught on the same reefs! These fish are all absolutely delicious table fare, and Captain Neal and crew is happy to clean your keepers at the end of the trip. For surface trolling, there's an abundance of Blue Marlin, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, and even Yellowfin Tuna! These pelagic predators are fast and aggressive, and are an absolute blast to catch—plus, they're absolutely delicious! Every species is available when you book a full-day or overnight charter. 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. That includes all the gear you’ll need to catch your next trophy. 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 Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Offshore Expedition

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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

Dauphin Island Deep Drop

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Experience the thrill of bottom fishing on our exclusive 6-hour trip designed specifically for first-time anglers. Departing from the stunning coastal waters, our 38' Resmondo Sportfisher will take you deep into the sea where the legendary Red Snapper awaits. With its spacious deck and state-of-the-art equipment, this fishing vessel is equipped to provide a comfortable and unforgettable adventure. Our knowledgeable crew will introduce you to a variety of fishing techniques including artificial lure fishing, bottom fishing, heavy tackle fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and trolling. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, our experienced team will guide you every step of the way, ensuring a successful and enjoyable fishing experience. Prepare to be amazed as you reel in the prized Red Snapper, known for their vibrant colors and fierce fights. As you immerse yourself in the beauty of the deep sea, you'll also have the chance to appreciate the stunning coastal scenery and perhaps even spot other marine wildlife along the way. Join us on this incredible bottom fishing trip and create memories that will last a lifetime. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Snapper Quest: Unforgettable!

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Dauphin Island red snapper fishing charter

What are the best red snapper fishing charters in Dauphin Island?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 95 red snapper trips in Dauphin Island, and the most popular trips in the area are Deep Sea Fishing *CATCH GIANTS* guided by Wilder, Half Day Red Snapper Slapper guided by Mike, and Snapper Trip - 31' Cape Horn guided by Joe.

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Another popular city nearby for booking a Red Snapper charter is Gulf Shores.

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What types of red snapper fishing charters are common in Dauphin Island?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for red snapper in Dauphin Island as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

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

How much do Dauphin Island red snapper fishing charters cost?

for red snapper in Dauphin Island prices can range anywhere from an affordable $350 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for red snapper in Dauphin Island is $1,222. The average price for a full day trip for red snapper in Dauphin Island is $3,690.

What month is best for red snapper fishing in Dauphin Island?

The most popular season for red snapper fishing in Dauphin Island is summer, and most anglers book their trips 39 days in advance.

Do I need a Dauphin Island fishing license for red snapper and what are the bag limits for red snapper 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 red snapper fishing in Dauphin Island all about?

Red snapper fishing in Dauphin Island is a beloved pastime for anglers drawn to the bountiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. These prized fish, known for their vibrant coloration and delicious flavor, inhabit the offshore reefs and structures surrounding the island, providing ample opportunities for anglers to reel in impressive catches. During the warmer months, particularly from late spring through summer, red snapper become more active as they feed voraciously in preparation for spawning season, making it an ideal time for anglers to target these sought-after species.

Anglers targeting red snapper in Dauphin Island employ a variety of techniques to entice strikes from these bottom-dwelling fish. Bottom fishing with live bait such as squid, shrimp, or small fish is a popular method used to target red snapper. Anglers carefully present their baits near reefs, wrecks, or other underwater structures where red snapper are known to congregate, patiently waiting for the telltale tug on their lines signaling a bite.

Once hooked, red snapper provide anglers with thrilling battles characterized by powerful runs and determined resistance. Anglers must employ heavy tackle and sturdy rods to handle the strength of these fish, ensuring a successful landing. Whether fishing from private boats, charters, or party boats, anglers in Dauphin Island relish the opportunity to test their skills against these prized game fish while enjoying the scenic beauty of the Gulf waters.

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

In Dauphin Island, the red snapper seasons are highly anticipated events that mark a time of heightened angling activity in the Gulf waters. Red snapper, prized for their delicious flavor and challenging fights, inhabit the offshore reefs and structures surrounding the island year-round. However, specific seasons are designated to ensure sustainable management of the fishery, allowing anglers to target red snapper during optimal times while also protecting the population.

Typically, the red snapper seasons in Dauphin Island align with federal regulations and are announced by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. These seasons are typically scheduled during the warmer months, often from late spring through summer, when red snapper are most active and abundant. Anglers eagerly prepare their gear and charters in anticipation of the opening days, knowing that it marks the beginning of prime red snapper fishing opportunities offshore.

During the red snapper seasons in Dauphin Island, anglers venture offshore to reach the deeper waters where red snapper congregate. Using techniques such as bottom fishing with live bait or artificial lures, anglers target red snapper around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. With each successful catch, anglers not only enjoy the thrill of the fight but also the promise of a delicious culinary reward, as red snapper's firm, white flesh is prized for its sweet and mild flavor.

What techniques are popular for catching red snapper in Dauphin Island?

Red snapper fishing in Dauphin Island requires a blend of skill, patience, and strategic know-how to successfully hook these prized fish. Anglers typically venture offshore to reach the deeper waters where red snapper congregate around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. One effective technique for targeting red snapper involves bottom fishing with live bait such as squid, shrimp, or small fish. Anglers carefully present their baits near the bottom, where red snapper are known to feed, and patiently wait for the telltale tug on their lines indicating a bite.

In addition to bottom fishing, anglers in Dauphin Island may also find success using vertical jigging techniques to target red snapper. This method involves dropping heavy jigs to the bottom and jigging them up and down to mimic the movements of prey. Red snapper are known to be attracted to the erratic motion of the jig, making it an effective technique for enticing strikes in deeper waters. Anglers may experiment with different jig sizes, colors, and retrieval speeds to find what works best in the local conditions.

Furthermore, anglers targeting red snapper in Dauphin Island may also use artificial lures such as soft plastics, swimbaits, or jigs to entice strikes. These lures can mimic the appearance and behavior of natural prey, making them effective for targeting red snapper in a variety of conditions. Whether fishing from private boats, charters, or party boats, anglers in Dauphin Island have a range of techniques at their disposal to maximize their chances of success when targeting these prized game fish.

What other species are popular in Dauphin Island?

In addition to red snapper, Dauphin Island offers anglers a diverse range of other species to target, enriching fishing experiences on its Gulf Coast waters. One sought-after catch among anglers is the king mackerel, celebrated for its speed and agility. These predatory fish often patrol nearshore and offshore waters, congregating around baitfish schools or submerged structures such as wrecks and oil rigs. Anglers pursuing king mackerel may employ trolling techniques with spoons, plugs, or live bait to entice strikes from these swift-swimming predators, resulting in exhilarating battles and memorable catches.

Another popular species to target in Dauphin Island is the amberjack, prized for its powerful fights and impressive size. Amberjack inhabit deeper offshore waters, where they are often found near wrecks, oil platforms, and other underwater structures. Anglers targeting amberjack may employ techniques such as vertical jigging or live bait fishing to entice strikes from these formidable fish. Once hooked, amberjack provide anglers with thrilling battles characterized by strong runs and determined resistance, making them a favorite target among offshore anglers in Dauphin Island.

Furthermore, Dauphin Island provides opportunities to target species such as grouper, cobia, and Spanish mackerel, among others. Whether fishing from shore-based locations, piers, or offshore boats, anglers have a wealth of options for pursuing their favorite catches in the waters surrounding Dauphin Island. With each species presenting its own unique set of challenges and rewards, anglers can enjoy an exciting and varied fishing experience while exploring the rich marine ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    We caught a lot of fish! Captain Mike was awesome! We recommend Captain Mike and we’ll be booking with him again next trip!

    Valerie G. with Mike P. of Dauphin Island, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We really enjoyed our day with Wilder and Jacob. They were very knowledgeable about the fish, the landscaping, the waters, and showed the utmost respect for all. They both displayed patience and kindness with the kids on board as well as the adults LOL. They anticipated all our needs and met them above and beyond. I would highly recommend !!

    Rebekah M. with Wilder W. of Dauphin Island, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome time with Captain Mike. Put us right on the snapper. Great experience.

    Michael P. with Mike P. of Dauphin Island, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time! Mike really knew his stuff and my son and I were able to pull in a number of fish. Would definitely go out with Mike again.

    Jason S. with Mike P. of Dauphin Island, Alabama

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