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Deep Sea, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea Fishing 6-People

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26 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

Dauphin Island Reefs And Rocks

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Offshore Expedition

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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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 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 $$

6 hours targeting the species that are in season. Spring time we target Vermillion Snapper and Trigger fish mainly. There are other species we keep on these trips such as white, black, and lane snapper. June 1st red Snapper season opens and goes through middle of August. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

6 Hour Trip

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44 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Get ready for a day of exciting bottom fishing as you target a variety of prized species. Orange Beach's rich waters offer an abundance of fish waiting to be caught. With Captain Kyle's expertise, you'll have the opportunity to reel in impressive catches, including Kingfish, Red Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Triggerfish, and Vermillion Snapper. Your fishing adventure typically begins with a search for Spanish Mackerel before transitioning to bottom fishing. This dynamic approach ensures that you'll have a diverse and rewarding experience, targeting prized species such as Red Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, and Triggerfish. Book Your Fishing Expedition Today and let's go catch a big one! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

6 Hour AM Trip

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Perfect quick trip offshore! Your fishing adventure typically begins with a search for Spanish Mackerel & King fish with time permitting we will try to work in some light bottom fishing staying within 3 to 5 miles off the beach. Captain Kyle's deep knowledge of the local waters and years of experience guarantee you'll be in the best possible hands for a successful and enjoyable fishing trip. Reserve your trip now and prepare for a fantastic day of bottom fishing with us in Orange Beach, Alabama! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

4 Hour PM Trip

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Hop on board with Captain Bryan and hit the water for what will be an action-packed day of fishing! On these trips, expect to target a whole lot of Red Snapper (when in season), Amberjack, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Red Grouper, Spanish Mackerel, and Vermillion Snapper. You’ll be traveling approximately 7-20 miles offshore. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Bryan’s 38’ Sportfisher with two 360 HP engines. This boat can accommodate 6 anglers, so make sure you bring some good company! Captain Bryan will provide all rods, reels, tackle, licenses, and lures. A first mate will be on board as well to help you at all times! Don’t forget to bring a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch, sunscreen, a hat, as well as any food and beverages of your choice. Get ready for a thrilling day out with Captain Bryan as you go after a range of exciting and delicious fish that call these waters home. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

6-Hour Bottom Fishing Trip

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

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 75 vermillion snapper trips in Dauphin Island, and the most popular trips in the area are Deep Sea Fishing 6-People guided by Mike, Half Day Red Snapper Slapper guided by Mike, and Snapper Trip - 31' Cape Horn guided by Joe.

Our guides in Dauphin Island are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2525 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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

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

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for vermillion snapper in Dauphin Island as well as nearshore 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 vermillion snapper fishing charters cost?

for vermillion snapper in Dauphin Island prices can range anywhere from an affordable $650 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for vermillion snapper in Dauphin Island is $1,680. The average price for a full day trip for vermillion snapper in Dauphin Island is $3,320.

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

The most popular season for vermillion snapper fishing in Dauphin Island is summer, and most anglers book their trips 49 days in advance.

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

Vermillion snapper, also known as beeliners or red snapper, are a popular and prized species among anglers in Dauphin Island. These vibrant red fish with distinct yellow stripes are abundant in the offshore waters surrounding the island, where they inhabit rocky reefs, ledges, and artificial structures. Vermillion snapper are known for their delicious taste and strong fighting ability, making them a favorite target for both recreational and commercial fishermen. Anglers can often find vermillion snapper in large schools, providing exciting opportunities for successful fishing outings.

Fishing for vermillion snapper in Dauphin Island typically involves bottom fishing techniques using light to medium tackle and small hooks baited with cut bait, squid, or shrimp. Anglers may also use small jigs or artificial lures to entice strikes from these voracious feeders. Vermillion snapper are known to congregate around underwater structures, particularly in depths ranging from 100 to 300 feet, where they feed on small fish, crustaceans, and other prey. By targeting these areas and presenting baits or lures near the bottom, anglers can increase their chances of hooking into these prized fish.

Vermillion snapper seasons in Dauphin Island can vary depending on factors such as water temperature, baitfish movements, and weather conditions. These fish are typically abundant year-round in the offshore waters surrounding the island, with peak fishing seasons occurring during the warmer months, particularly in the spring and summer. During these times, vermillion snapper are more active and likely to feed aggressively, providing anglers with prime opportunities to target these tasty and hard-fighting fish. Whether fishing from a boat or fishing charter, anglers visiting Dauphin Island can enjoy an exciting and rewarding fishing experience targeting vermillion snapper in the rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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

Vermillion snapper seasons in Dauphin Island are influenced by various environmental factors, including water temperature, baitfish migrations, and weather patterns. These factors dictate the abundance and activity levels of vermillion snapper in the offshore waters surrounding the island. Generally, vermillion snapper can be found year-round in the waters of Dauphin Island, but their presence and behavior may vary throughout the seasons.

During the warmer months, particularly in the spring and summer, vermillion snapper activity tends to peak in the waters around Dauphin Island. Warmer water temperatures stimulate increased feeding and spawning activity among vermillion snapper, leading to higher catch rates for anglers targeting these fish. The abundance of baitfish and other prey items also contributes to the heightened activity levels of vermillion snapper during these seasons, providing ample opportunities for successful fishing outings.

In the cooler months of fall and winter, vermillion snapper may become less active and move to deeper offshore waters around Dauphin Island. While some individuals may still be present in shallower areas, particularly around underwater structures such as reefs and wrecks, their numbers may decrease as they adjust their behavior to the changing environmental conditions. However, dedicated anglers can still find opportunities to target vermillion snapper year-round in the waters surrounding Dauphin Island, with the chance to encounter these prized fish and enjoy the thrill of reeling them in regardless of the season.

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

Fishing for vermillion snapper in Dauphin Island requires a blend of patience, technique, and knowledge of their preferred habitats. One effective technique for targeting vermillion snapper is bottom fishing using light to medium tackle and small hooks baited with cut bait, squid, or shrimp. Anglers often deploy their rigs near rocky reefs, ledges, and artificial structures where vermillion snapper congregate to feed. By presenting the bait close to the bottom and remaining patient, anglers can entice strikes from these voracious feeders.

Another successful technique for catching vermillion snapper in Dauphin Island is vertical jigging. Anglers use specialized jigs designed to mimic the movements of baitfish or small crustaceans, dropping them vertically through the water column near underwater structures where vermillion snapper are known to inhabit. By employing sharp jerks and pauses to imitate the erratic movements of prey, anglers can trigger aggressive strikes from vermillion snapper as they respond to the enticing presentation of the jig.

Drifting over known vermillion snapper hotspots can also yield success for anglers in Dauphin Island. By drifting with the current and presenting baits or lures at various depths, anglers can cover a wide area and locate productive fishing spots where vermillion snapper are actively feeding. This technique allows anglers to adapt to changing conditions and find the optimal fishing zone where vermillion snapper are most likely to be found. With a combination of these proven techniques and a bit of luck, anglers visiting Dauphin Island can enjoy a rewarding and memorable fishing experience targeting vermillion snapper in the rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

What other species are popular in Dauphin Island?

Aside from targeting vermillion snapper, anglers exploring the waters around Dauphin Island have a plethora of other species to pursue, providing a diverse and exciting fishing experience. One notable species is the redfish, also known as red drum, which can be found in the shallow coastal waters, marshes, and estuaries surrounding the island. Redfish are prized for their hard-fighting nature and delicious flesh, making them a popular target among anglers of all skill levels. Anglers often target redfish using a variety of techniques, including sight casting with artificial lures or bait, as well as bottom fishing with cut bait or live bait such as crab or mullet.

Another sought-after species in Dauphin Island is the speckled trout, also known as spotted seatrout. These elusive game fish inhabit a variety of habitats, including flats, marshes, and deeper channels, making them a versatile and exciting target for anglers. Speckled trout are prized for their cunning behavior and challenging fights, with anglers often using live bait such as shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures like soft plastics or topwater plugs, to entice strikes. Anglers can enjoy thrilling battles and memorable fishing experiences while targeting speckled trout in the waters surrounding Dauphin Island.

For anglers seeking larger quarry, Dauphin Island also offers opportunities to target species such as cobia, king mackerel, and even sharks. These apex predators roam the deeper offshore waters around the island, often following seasonal migrations of baitfish or congregating around underwater structures such as reefs and wrecks. Anglers targeting these larger game fish typically use heavy tackle and live bait or large artificial lures to entice strikes from these formidable opponents. With such a wide variety of species to target, anglers visiting Dauphin Island can enjoy a diverse and thrilling fishing experience in the rich waters 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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