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Orange Beach Bowfishing

100% (1)
22 ft 1 - 6 People From $700

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trip description for 6 Hour PM Bottom Fishing & Trolling Trip in Orange Beach

Join Captain Tom aboard his impressive 40 foot sportfisher boat for an unforgettable fishing expedition in Orange Beach, Alabama. 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 Tom's expertise, you'll have the opportunity to reel in impressive catches, including Kingfish, Red Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Triggerfish, and Vermillion Snapper. Explore the Depths 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. Captain Tom's Expertise Captain Tom'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. Book Your Fishing Expedition Today! Whether you're a seasoned angler seeking a thrilling challenge or a newcomer looking to enjoy the sport, Captain Tom's fishing trip in Orange Beach promises a day filled with excitement, camaraderie, and fantastic catches. Reserve your spot now and prepare for a fantastic day of bottom fishing with Captain Tom in Orange Beach, Alabama! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

6 Hour PM Bottom Fishing & Trolling Trip

100% (3)
42 ft 1 - 18 People From $1,750
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trip description for 4 Hour PM Bottom Fishing & Trolling Trip in Orange Beach

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 Bottom Fishing & Trolling Trip

100% (3)
38 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000
Fishing in Orange Beach
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trip description for Orange Beach Hook up! in Orange Beach

This is a great experience for the family, kids and friends. Enjoy an action packed trip where everyone can ride and bottom fish comfortably for big Red Snappers, Triggerfish, Amberjack, Vermillion snappers, and more. After you have filled the box we can troll for all kinds of pelagics on the way back. Also we have a full restroom on board. After your trip you are welcome to go up to Tacky Jacks Restaurant or sit in the swings while we clean your fish. Tips for the deckhand are customary 20% Captain Bradley will supply fuel, bait, top-of-the-line rods and reels, tackle, ice, and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is your sun protection, food and drinks of your choice (no bananas), and Captain Bradley will take care of the rest! 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

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Hook Up!

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24 ft 1 - 6 People From $350
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trip description for Extended Dropping & Trolling in Orange Beach

Come join the excitement! We are located at Zekes Marina, and is operated year-round out of beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama. This boat is a 38’ Michael Fitts that’s great for offshore fishing. Equipped with all the appropriate navigational gear and the full complement of first aid and safety equipment, this sportfishing boat is a great base for a half and 3/4 day fishing trips. Praised for its excellent ride, the boat will offer a smooth and stable trip out to your fishing destination. Embark on an all day 10-12 hour adventure of true sportfishing on the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. For these trips you can expect to troll your way offshore hoping for a Wahoo or Mahi bite on while you venture further offshore. Once you're a ways out there Captain Seth will get you rigged up to hit the seafloor with live or cut bait up to 500ft below for Snapper and Amberjack. Check the bite in the Gulf for Red Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and who knows what else? If it swims and can bite a hook, the crew will catch it. It’s as simple as that! If you have a fishing technique you would like to try, just let your captain know. You will be provided with licenses, bait, tackle, and ice. If you have a favorite rod and reel, feel free to bring it. The fish cleaning service and a tip for the deckhand are not included in the price You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Seth’s 38-foot sportfisher with two 320 HP 3208 Caterpillar Diesel engines. This vessel is equipped with air conditioning, a fishfinder, outriggers, and a live bait well among other things. Book a trip today with Captain Seth for a fun and memorable day out with an accommodating and friendly captain! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Extended Dropping & Trolling

100% (10)
40 ft 1 - 8 People From $3,000
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trip description for Alabama Shark Slam 31' in Orange Beach

Embark on the Ultimate Gulf Shores, AL Shark Fishing Adventure! Prepare yourself for an unforgettable fishing experience aboard Captain Brooks' top-of-the-line 31' saltwater fishing vessel. Equipped with a powerful Cummins engine, you'll reach the prime fishing grounds in no time, maximizing your time on the water. Comfort and convenience are a priority, with the boat featuring a spacious deck, a flybridge, live wells, and an icebox to preserve your prized catches. No need to worry about packing your gear - Captain Brooks has got you covered! You'll use hand lines and buoy's equipped with GPS to reel in these monsters! Picture yourself battling a magnificent shark, feeling the thrill of the fight as you test your skills against these mighty creatures of the deep. Gulf Shores, AL offers some of the most exhilarating shark fishing opportunities, and Captain Brooks is your ultimate guide to make this adventure safe, fun, and rewarding. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-timer, this trip promises excitement, relaxation, and the chance to create lifelong memories with friends and family. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime fishing expedition. Book your Gulf Shores shark fishing trip with Captain Brooks today and get ready for an experience that will have you hooked for life! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Alabama Shark Slam 31'

67% (3)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000
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trip description for Inshore Orange Beach Action- 22' 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. Tarpon are only around during the summer months, but are especially huge fighters, with powerful runs and jumps that put acrobats to shame. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Brooks' 22' Pathfinder, equipped with everything you need for a successful trip! 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 Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Inshore Orange Beach Action- 22'

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $650
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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' 31' 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

67% (3)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,750
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trip description for 4 Hour Inshore/Nearshore Trip in Orange Beach

Captain Pat specializes in providing an awesome fairing experience for his clients. Whether that means an epic and intense day of inshore and/or nearshore fishing, or a lovely cruise sightseeing with family. And especially a mixture of both! Captain Pat enjoys fishing with all types of fishermen, from the experienced pros to the novices. His real passion is showing kids how to fish. For Captain Pat, there is nothing more exciting than seeing a new fisherman hook a Big Fish for the first time! On your trip Captain pat will focus on 2 main things when on the water; Safety and Fun. First and foremost he wants everyone to be safe. Life vests are the last line of defense, and Captain Pat has plenty on board his boat, but he will go over a safety briefing before leaving the dock as well. It is also the little things like no glass bottles and wearing plenty of sunscreen. As for fun, you will have plenty of that. Captain Pat knows where to find fish but he also will take time and show you things that you may have never seen before. Dolphins, aquatic birds, and various other wildlife are abundant if you know where to look for them! Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

4 Hour Inshore/Nearshore Trip

100% (5)
27 ft 1 - 4 People From $750
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trip description for Inshore Targets, Nearshore Trolling 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. Tarpon are only around during the summer months, but are especially huge fighters, with powerful runs and jumps that put acrobats to shame. 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

Inshore Targets, Nearshore Trolling

67% (3)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $885
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trip description for 3 Hour Cruise / Trolling in Orange Beach

Get ready to set sail on a thrilling 3-hour Cruise/Trolling trip that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Embark on this exciting journey as we navigate the beautiful waters, taking in the stunning coastal scenery and feeling the refreshing breeze on your face. But it's not just about the fishing! Sit back and relax on our spacious deck, bask in the warm sun, and enjoy the company of your fellow adventurers. Take in the breathtaking views of the coastline, spot playful dolphins or even catch a glimpse of a sea turtle if luck is on our side. As the cruise comes to an end, we'll head back to shore with memories that will make you smile for years to come. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to bond with nature, and create lasting memories. So grab your sense of adventure and join us! Book your trip now and get ready for an unforgettable experience on the Gulf of Mexico Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

3 Hour Cruise / Trolling

100% (3)
38 ft 1 - 6 People From $850
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trip description for Inshore Magic - 31' 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 sport fish species such as Tarpon, Mangrove Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda, and more. Tarpon are only around during the summer months, but are especially huge fighters, with powerful runs and jumps that put acrobats to shame. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Brooks' 31' Live well 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

Inshore Magic - 31'

67% (3)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000
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trip description for Winter Special - Bull Reds, Kings, & Jacks in Orange Beach

Get a nice discount booking this seasonal inshore to offshore extravaganza trip if you really want to do it all on the same trip down here in Orange Beach, AL. There's no better way to spend a winter day on the gulf than trolling and site fishing for big fish! You'll start this trip by exploring the inshore water, looking for big Bull Reds and Jacks. And slowly mozy on off further to troll for some big King Mackerel that run this time of year. 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

Winter Special - Bull Reds, Kings, & Jacks

67% (3)
30 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,200

Everything to Know About Booking an Orange Beach garfish fishing charter

What are the best garfish fishing charters in Orange Beach?

The best garfish fishing charters in Orange Beach are:

Why should I book a garfish fishing charter in Orange Beach with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 1 garfish trip in Orange Beach: Orange Beach Bowfishing guided by Dustin.

Our guides in Orange Beach are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2880 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.

Looking for kid friendly garfish guides / fishing lessons in Orange Beach? Check out our beginner and family friendly garfish guides in Orange Beach.

What types of garfish fishing charters are common in Orange Beach?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for garfish in Orange Beach as well as flats fishing.

The most common fishing technique in Orange Beach is bowfishing.

How much do Orange Beach garfish fishing charters cost?

for garfish in Orange Beach prices can range anywhere from about $735 to $1,015, but the average price for a half day trip for garfish in Orange Beach is $875.

What month is best for garfish fishing in Orange Beach?

The most popular season for garfish fishing in Orange Beach is summer, and most anglers book their trips 14 days in advance.

Do I need a Orange Beach fishing license for garfish and what are the bag limits for garfish in Orange Beach?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Orange Beach, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Orange Beach. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Orange Beach.

What is garfish fishing in Orange Beach all about?

In Orange Beach, garfish, also known as gar, are a unique and intriguing species that can be targeted by anglers looking for a different fishing experience. Garfish are known for their long, slender bodies and distinctive appearance, with a long snout filled with sharp teeth. These prehistoric-looking fish can be found in the waters around Orange Beach, providing anglers with the opportunity to test their skills against a challenging opponent. While garfish may not be as popular as other species in the area, they offer a fun and exciting fishing experience for those willing to give them a try.

Garfish are often found in shallow waters, making them accessible to anglers fishing from shore or from a boat. These fish are known for their aggressive feeding habits, making them relatively easy to catch with the right bait and technique. Anglers targeting garfish in Orange Beach can use a variety of baits, including live baitfish or artificial lures, to entice these toothy predators. Once hooked, garfish put up a strong fight, with their long bodies and sharp teeth making them a challenging opponent to reel in.

While garfish may not be as sought-after as other species in Orange Beach, they offer a unique fishing experience that can be both fun and rewarding. Anglers targeting garfish can enjoy the thrill of hooking into these powerful fish while taking in the scenic views of Orange Beach. Whether you're a seasoned angler looking for a new challenge or a beginner wanting to try something different, targeting garfish in Orange Beach can provide an exciting and memorable fishing adventure.

What are the most popular months to fish for garfish in Orange Beach?

In Orange Beach, garfish, also known as needlefish or garpike, can be found in the waters throughout the year, but they are most commonly targeted during the spring and summer seasons. These long, slender fish are known for their distinctive appearance and sharp teeth, making them a unique catch for anglers in the area. During the warmer months, garfish are often found in shallow waters near the shore, making them more accessible to fishermen looking to reel in these elusive fish.

Spring and summer are considered prime seasons for garfish fishing in Orange Beach, as the warmer water temperatures attract these fish closer to the coast. Anglers can often spot garfish swimming near the surface, making them easier to target with lures or bait. The thrill of hooking into a garfish and experiencing their acrobatic jumps and strong runs is a favorite pastime for many fishermen in the area during these seasons.

While garfish can be caught year-round in Orange Beach, the spring and summer months offer the best opportunities for anglers to target these unique fish. Whether you're a seasoned angler looking for a new challenge or a beginner eager to try your hand at garfish fishing, the waters of Orange Beach provide a diverse and exciting fishing experience. With the right gear and techniques, anglers can enjoy the thrill of reeling in these elusive and fascinating fish during the garfish seasons in Orange Beach.

What techniques are popular for catching garfish in Orange Beach?

Garfish fishing in Orange Beach is a unique and exciting experience that draws anglers from far and wide. Known for their long, slender bodies and distinctive beak-like snouts, garfish provide an exhilarating challenge for fishermen due to their elusive nature and swift movements. One of the most popular techniques for catching garfish in Orange Beach is using live bait such as shrimp or small fish suspended beneath a float. This method allows anglers to keep their bait at the surface where garfish often feed, increasing the chances of a successful catch.

Another effective technique for garfish fishing in Orange Beach is trolling with artificial lures. Garfish are known to be attracted to shiny, reflective objects, making lures like spoons and spinners particularly effective. Anglers can troll these lures behind a boat at varying speeds to mimic the movement of small baitfish, enticing garfish to strike. Additionally, fishing around structures such as piers, jetties, and bridges can increase the likelihood of encountering garfish, as these areas provide cover and attract prey.

Patience and perseverance are key when it comes to garfish fishing in Orange Beach. These agile fish are known for their sporadic feeding habits and can be challenging to hook. Anglers should be prepared to adjust their techniques and experiment with different bait presentations until they find what works best. Whether casting from shore or trolling offshore, the thrill of reeling in a garfish amidst the stunning backdrop of Orange Beach's coastal scenery is an experience like no other for fishing enthusiasts.

What other species are popular in Orange Beach?

While garfish offer an exciting challenge for anglers in Orange Beach, there's a diverse array of other species waiting to be caught in the waters off this picturesque Alabama coast. One popular target among fishermen is the redfish, prized for its strong fighting ability and delicious taste. Redfish can be found prowling the shallows and around structures like oyster beds and grass flats, making them accessible to anglers casting from shore or drifting in a boat. Using live bait such as shrimp or mullet, or artificial lures like soft plastics and spoons, can entice these prized gamefish into striking.

Another sought-after species in Orange Beach is the speckled trout, known for its elusive nature and willingness to bite. Speckled trout inhabit the estuaries, bays, and deeper channels along the coast, making them accessible to both shore and boat anglers. Fishing with live bait such as shrimp or finger mullet, or casting artificial lures like topwater plugs and jigs, can yield success when targeting speckled trout. These beautiful fish provide thrilling action for anglers of all skill levels and are highly prized for their delicious flavor on the dinner table.

Additionally, anglers visiting Orange Beach have the opportunity to target a variety of offshore species such as king mackerel, mahi-mahi, and snapper. Venturing out into the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico, anglers can troll with rigged baits or cast with heavy tackle to hook into these larger pelagic species. Whether casting from the shore, navigating the intricate estuaries, or venturing offshore, Orange Beach offers a wealth of opportunities for anglers to explore and pursue a diverse range of fish species throughout the year.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Dustin was very knowledgeable about different species of fish. Even though we missed alot of shots at fish, he was patient and told us if we were too high or low. He put us on fish. Had a great time with family. Next time we come down from Missouri I’ll be going again with Dustin. Great guide.

    Russell with Dustin M. of Orange Beach, Alabama

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