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Fishing Charters Near Fairhope, Al
All equipment, licenses, and bottled water provided. For your trip you'll be cruising aboard a big and wide fan boat with an outboard and a trolling motor as well. Lights run off of batteries from a quiet Honda 2000 generator. We can go in inches of water aboard this vessel! Not to mention the front bow boasts over 5,000 watts of lights that light up the ocean floor as if it were high noon! Typical species are stingrays, sheepshead, mullet, flounder, black drum, skipjack, cownose rays, butterfly rays, and more! The water comes alive at night and there are thousands of marine creatures to be seen and most people shoot 100-200 times a night. This trip is mainly in Orange Beach and you may keep all of the fish. The stingrays can be released if you do not want to keep them. We also have charters in Gulf Shores, Perdido Key, Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Fort Walton Beach, Navarre, Destin, and more. Charters usually begin as the sun goes down. Gigging is using a long spear to harvest fish and bowfishing is shooting an arrow at the fish with a bow and reeling it in with a reel attached to the bow. Captain Dustin will help you reach your personal best on this 4-hour adventure. As mentioned, Captain Dustin will provide all bows, gigs, licenses, and drinks. Feel free to bring any food and beverages of your choice too! Don’t forget a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch, and captain Dustin will make sure you fill it up! Read More
Orange Beach Bowfishing
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
Laid Back Trolling And Bottom Fishing
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
Snapper Quest: Unforgettable!
If you've been looking for a terrific fishing experience off of Orange Beach, Alabama, then this could be the trip for you! Captain Rob has been fishing the Gulf Coast his entire life, and you'll have a blast whether you're an advanced fisherman, still a beginner, or a vacationer looking to spice up your summer trip. On this trip, you'll be targeting the inshore waters where a wide variety of great gamefish like to hang out. You'll be sightcasting for cruising Cobia, hitting the shore for Redfish, jigging the rocks and reefs for Triggerfish, Flounder, and Snappers, and even going after fast fish like Spanish Mackerel. On especially clear, calm days, there's also the possibility of going a little further out to chase Kingfish or even Mahi. Let Captain Rob know if you're interested in going after a specific species, and he'll make sure you'll have the right tackle on. He's also happy to give you some tips and tricks for bringing big fish over the rail, so you'll leave this trip a better fisherman than when you started. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Rob's 24' Kenner center console. She's fast and stable and will put you on the fish in a hurry! She also features standard electronics, including GPS and a fishfinder, and is fully kitted out for a comfortable and successful trip. Captain Rob will bring everything you need, including rods, reels, live bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is some sun protection, proper clothing, and a pair of polarized sunglasses to help spot fish. If you want to keep your catch, bring along a cooler with ice. Get ready for a sweet trip! Read More
Orange Beach Inshore Bliss
Captain Ronnie is pleased to offer an "introduction to fishing" that is designed for the beginner. Inshore fishing is a great way to learn the basics of fishing. So if you are looking to launch your fishing career with a quick and awesome inshore fishing experience, you found it! The Alabama coast is a great place to spend some outdoor fishing time with your friends and family. Captain Ronnie is located in Orange Beach Alabama and offers fishing trips for everyone. Inshore fishing can provide plenty of action, redfish and sheepshead are numerous in the winter months. Orange Beach, Alabama provides some of the best bull redfish catches on the coast! Flounder gigging is another way of fishing that provides great table fare. These clear inshore waters of Orange Beach/Gulf Shores Alabama are an ideal habitat for these flat fish through the warmer months. Inshore fishing is for any age group, male or female, Captain Ronnie has had them all on the boat. Fishing in the back bays of Orange Beach/Gulf Shores, Alabama allows for plenty of places to find smooth calm water, no need to worry about you or your children getting seasick! From redfish to sharks, he'll hunt them all. No matter what kind of vacation you are planning to Orange Beach/Gulf Shores, Alabama, Captain Ronnie will surely satisfy your need for an ultimate 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
Introduction To Fishing Trip
Jump on the boat with Captain Richard for an afternoon of inshore fishing action. You'll target Speckled Trout, Redfish, Tripletail, Spanish Mackerel, and more in the various bays and lagoons that the Alabama Coast has to offer. Captain Richard specializes in both night and daytime fishing trips. Whether you are stepping on the boat as a first-time fisherman or you've been fishing for a lifetime, Captain Richard can cater your trip to fulfill your needs. You will be fishing a variety of locations around Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, AL. The amazing fishery that south Alabama has to offer allows you plenty of options for a day (or night) of fishing. Captain Richards's sweet ride is a 22 ft Blazer Bay center console, an absolute fishing machine, that was designed with the fisherman in mind. This boat has up-to-date electronics, a trolling motor, a power pole anchor system, plenty of seating, a Bluetooth radio, and a shady t-top that provides a break from the sun. Captain Richard will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and fishing know-how to ensure you have a successful day out on the water. All he recommends you bring are your sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Captain Richard will do the rest! Read More
Afternoon Inshore Excitement
For these nearshore trips, Captain Lynn likes to target a variety of wrecks by bottom fishing with drop shots or jigs. He'll use cut bait, live bait, and shrimp to entice the waters below. When the bite is slow he likes to mosey on out to the deeper water for some trolling. After he's rigged up his trolling gear he'll set the throttle to cruise at about 7 knots waiting to hear the reels scream. Captain Lynn's 28' Grady White comes loaded with all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. Along with a captain that just loves to be on the water helping others to catch the fish of a lifetime! Read More
Alabama Reds And More
A deep-sea fishing charter on the Gulf Coast with Captain Bryant is as good as it gets! It doesn’t matter if you leave from Pensacola, Perdido Key, Orange Beach of Gulf Shores, prepare yourself for a day of catching snapper, grouper, amberjack, triggerfish, and many more great eating and hard fighting fish! Captain Bryant comes loaded with all the gear, rods, reels, bait, tackle, ice and fishing licenses you will need for your trip. This means all you'll need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sun protection, and your camera. Captain Bryant will take care of the rest! Read More
Half Day Offshore - 28' Dusky
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 Flounder. These are great fighting fish, and great table fare as well! You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Todd's beautiful 27' Shearwater bay boat—an ideal vessel for fishing these waters. She features a 350 HP Yamaha engine, so you'll be on the fish in no time! Captain Todd will come with everything you need for a great day, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen, proper clothing, a pair of sunglasses, and a smile! Read More
Beginner Rod Bending
Embark on an Exciting Fishing Expedition with Captain Mike in Dauphin Island! Prepare for an unforgettable fishing adventure on the pristine waters of Dauphin Island, where a variety of fishing styles and an array of thrilling catches await anglers of all levels. Join Captain Mike as you explore the diverse opportunities for fishing in this beautiful region. Explore a Range of Fishing Styles Choose your preferred fishing style, and let the excitement begin! From the artistry of artificial lure fishing to the thrill of bottom fishing, deep dropping, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, sight casting, topwater fishing, and trolling, Captain Mike offers a comprehensive fishing experience tailored to your preferences. A Multitude of Impressive Catches Prepare to reel in a diverse range of impressive catches during your Dauphin Island adventure. Target the robust Black Drum, the agile Blacktip Shark, the feisty Bluefish, and the swift Bonito. Encounter the curious Bonnethead Shark, the formidable Bull Shark, and the elusive Cobia. Don't forget the swift False Albacore, the delicious Gag Grouper, the spirited Jack Crevalle, the powerful Kingfish, the lightning-fast Spanish Mackerel, and the cunning Triggerfish and Tripletail. Captain Mike's Expertise Captain Mike is not just a guide; he's a seasoned expert with an intimate knowledge of the waters around Dauphin Island. His dedication to ensuring you have the most memorable and successful fishing experience sets him apart as a true professional. Immerse Yourself in Coastal Beauty As you embark on your fishing expedition, savor the natural beauty of Dauphin Island's coastal landscape. Witness breathtaking sunsets, spot diverse marine life, and revel in the serenity of this unique ecosystem. Captain Mike's top-of-the-line equipment and local expertise guarantee an extraordinary day on the water. Book Your Fishing Expedition Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking a challenge or a novice looking for a thrilling day at sea, Captain Mike's fishing adventure in Dauphin Island has something for everyone. Secure your spot now and get ready to create unforgettable memories on the fishing trip of a lifetime with Captain Mike! Read More
Salt Water Fishing 2-People
Learn to fish new techniques and create lasting memories on the water while reeling in your personal best with Captain Seth! On this 10 or 12-hour adventure, expect to target Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Triggerfish, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. On both trips, you’ll be fishing rock bottom (between 180 ft and 500 ft). You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Seth’s 45-foot sportfisher with two 400 HP Detroit Diesel engines. This vessel is equipped with air conditioning, a fishfinder, outriggers, and a live bait well among other things. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day. Captain Seth will cover all fishing licenses, rods, reels, tackle, lures, and a first mate. Book a trip today with Captain Seth for a fun and memorable day out! Read More
Riptide Deep Sea Bottomfishing
Head out on this full day, 12-hour adventure with Captain RC, and run far offshore for Swordfish—one of the hardest-fighting fish in the Gulf! On this trip, you'll be heading deep offshore, trolling for lightning-fast gamefish such as King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna. Once you reach the best fishing grounds, you'll drop your lines much deeper to attract Swordfish, which migrate at great depths, hunting for squid, baitfish, and more. These fish are hungry, and when they hit your line, you'll feel it! Bring your A-game on this trip, because the Swords will really test your strength, skill, and stamina. Swordfish are great fighters, but they're also excellent eating fish. Captain RC will clean your keepers back at the dock so you can take home some great dinners! You'll be getting some serious fishing done aboard Captain RC's 36' Cape Horn center console. She's powered by triple Suzuki 350-HP engines, so you'll cruise offshore with some serious speed. This well-equipped vessel comes with all the necessities, including GPS, Fishfinder, a live bait well, and an ice box for your keepers. This boat also has a shade that can be put up to get you out of the sun! Captain RC will provide top-of-the-line rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, a lunch, and any snacks or drinks you'd like to enjoy while onboard. Read More
Orange Beach Swordfish Hunt
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 10-30 miles offshore. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Bryan’s 38’ Sportfisher with two 360 HP Diesel 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
8hr Bottom Fishing
Hop on board with Captain Bryan and hit the water for what will be an action-packed day of fishing! A four hour trip is usually the shortest fishing trip that we do and is great for families with small children who’ve never been out on the water before. Approximate fishing range is 0-3miles offshore… Morning and afternoon trips are available This trip is great for families with small children who’ve never been out on the water before. On these trips you won't venture very far from shore, and usually consists of trolling (pulling) two or more lures behind the boat at a slow rate of speed. Your target species during the warmer months are normally King Mackerel and Spanish Mackerel. From late fall through early, the big Bull Reds migrate into the shallow waters along the beaches… It’s not uncommon to see huge schools of redfish come to the surface chasing after baitfish and making the water appear to turn orange. Captain Bryan also offers sight fishing for Cobia, but only during their annual migration from south Florida to Louisiana. The first ones start to show up towards the end of March and lasts until about the first week of June. These trips run Approx. 0-3 miles away from shore. 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
4 Hour Trolling - 38' Custom
When Red Snapper are in season, you already know Captain Jake is going to be chasing them down. Captain Jake has a federal permit which allows him to get a head start on the season (season opens a week earlier for federally permitted vessels) and allows him to chase bigger specimens further offshore! These delicious fish tend to put up quite a fight by using a head-shaking tactic, making catching one of these beauties a real treat! These fish are commonly found around 6-8 pounds but can also grow to be about 20 pounds! Catching these fish requires dropping a line deep into a strong current and Captain Jake can help increase your chances of catching a pile of these amazing fish! Captain Jake provides all rods, reels, tackle, lures, jigs, and licenses. All you need to bring is food and drinks for the day, a hat, and sunscreen. He will clean and fillet your day’s catch at the end of the trip, so make sure you bring a cooler to take it home. Read More
Snapper Trip - 33' World Cat
Captain Brian's 60ft Sportfishing Yacht, the Shady Lady, is a truly luxurious vessel to fish from! The base trip price covers up to 12 people for your Full Day Bottom Fishing adventure. There is a 500$ charge for each additional adventurer after 12, but Captain Brian's boat can handle up to 40 guests! On your trip, your main destination will be the offshore reefs where you'll be bottom fishing for Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack and much more! On your way out offshore Captain Brian will set out the outriggers and troll for pelagics as well targeting Wahoo, Mahi, Sailfish, and Mackerel! The Shady Lady comes fully equipped with a crew, air conditioning, 2 restrooms, and all the fishing gear and other luxurious ammenities you could possibly need for an unforgettable adventure off the Alabama coast! Read More
Extended Day Bottom Fishing
This is where more serious anglers come to put fish in the boat. Our 12 hour trip puts us on the water to make the best use of our time. We will be targeting multiple Snapper species, Amberjack, Trigger Fish, Wahoo, Cobia, Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, grouper, scamp! Captain Stephen specializes in all sorts of different styles and techniques! He's not a 1 hook fits all kind of fisherman! Whether it be running different trolling gear to land monster Wahoo or King Mackerel or using lite action spinning reels while catching a cooler full of mahi-mahi we’ve figured out what works best! As for bottom fishing sometimes we go from chicken rigs to sow rigs to free lining live bait! Whatever it takes to put you on the backside of a bent rod and a tight line! His boat comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water including all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, fishing licenses, and fish cleaning at the end of the day. So all you have to do is bring your favorite snack and drinks, your sun protection, and your camera, Captain Stephen will take care of the rest! Read More
12 Hour Deep Sea - 36' Hatteras
Embark on an epic 12-hour fishing expedition along the scenic coast of Orange Beach, AL, as we set out to target a variety of prized species in both bottom fishing and trolling. Get ready to test your skills and reel in some impressive catches including Gag Grouper, Red Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Vermillion Snapper, and Wahoo. This trip is a dream come true for both novice and experienced anglers alike. Our expert crew will guide you through a range of fishing techniques including artificial lure fishing, bottom fishing, cut bait fishing, deep dropping, heavy tackle fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and trolling. With a fully equipped boat and top-of-the-line fishing gear, you'll have everything you need for a successful day on the water. Our crew will be there every step of the way, sharing their knowledge and providing assistance to ensure you have the best fishing experience possible. Prepare to be amazed as you witness the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf Coast while battling with some of the most sought-after species in the region. Whether you're aiming to catch your personal best or simply enjoy the thrill of the chase, our 12-hour fishing trip promises excitement, adventure, and memories that will last a lifetime. Book your trip today and get ready for a fishing experience like no other. Read More
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Fairhope
What are the best fishing charters in Fairhope?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 183 trip in Fairhope: Mobile Bay Inshore Madness - Fairhope guided by Taylor.
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What types of fishing charters are common in Fairhope?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Fairhope as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.
The most commonly sought after species in Fairhope are: 1. red snapper, 2. spanish mackerel, 3. kingfish, and 4. redfish.
The most common fishing techniques in Fairhope are bottom fishing, trolling, and light tackle fishing but heavy tackle fishing and live bait fishing are popular as well.
How much do Fairhope fishing charters cost?
in Fairhope prices can range anywhere from an affordable $325 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Fairhope is $910. The average price for a full day trip in Fairhope is $2,906.
What month is best for fishing in Fairhope?
The most popular season for fishing in Fairhope is summer, and most anglers book their trips 39 days in advance.
Do I need a Fairhope fishing license and what are the bag limits in Fairhope?
If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Fairhope don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. For freshwater trips, you’ll still need to purchase a license. See here for more information on fishing licenses, bag limits, and fishing season regulations in Fairhope. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.
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