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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Shark Fishing Trip

100% (1)
60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$

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Other Trips in Orange Beach

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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 $$$
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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
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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 $$$
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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 $$$
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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

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60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
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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
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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

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60 ft 1 - 22 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
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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 $$$
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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 $$$
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Fishing in Pensacola
Fishing in Pensacola
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trip description for Pensacola Fishing Frenzy in Pensacola

Head out with Captain James and for a memorable day out on the Emerald Coast! Pensacola is the perfect spot to go after exciting inshore species in the bays and canals, or venture out into the Gulf for some big catches. On this 6 to 12 -hour trip, Captain James will cruise you through the beautiful Pensacola inshores or take you up to 9 miles offshore to go after some Black Grouper, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, Redfish, and Sheepshead. You'll be targeting these fish using light tackle or doing some bottom fishing. Don't get discouraged if the fishing is slow; Captain James knows over 950 fishing hotspots in the area so he'll get you to another one in no time for a fresh start! You’ll be fishing aboard a 26’ Glacier Bay Canyon Runner center console that can hold up to 6 guests. All ages are welcome aboard, and this vessel will get you where you need to be on the Pensacola coast with ease! She comes complete with all the essential navigational and safety equipment. Captain James will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Book your trip and come experience world-famous Florida fishing! Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Pensacola

Pensacola Fishing Frenzy

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Bay Charters - 23' Skeeter in Pensacola

Captain Johnathan will help you reel in some trophy-size fish as you adventure through the waters surrounding Pensacola, Florida! He’ll help you target Bluefish, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Triggerfish, and Tripletail throughout your 3, 4, 5, or 6-hour adventure. The longer you’re out on the water, the more hotspots you’ll be able to visit! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Johnathan’s 23-foot Skeeter equipped with a 300 HP Yamaha engine. She can host up to four anglers, so make sure you bring some good company. Don’t forget food and drinks for the day, a hat, and sunscreen. Captain Johnathan will provide all licenses, rods, reels, and tackle. Get ready for an action-packed day on the water! Read More

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Bay Charters - 23' Skeeter

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

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Everything to Know About Booking an Orange Beach mako shark fishing charter

What are the best mako shark fishing charters in Orange Beach?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 1 mako shark trip in Orange Beach: Shark Fishing Trip guided by Chase.

Our guides in Orange Beach are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2549 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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What types of mako shark fishing charters are common in Orange Beach?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for mako shark in Orange Beach as well as nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Orange Beach are bottom fishing, cut bait fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but jigging and trolling are popular as well.

How much do Orange Beach mako shark fishing charters cost?

for mako shark in Orange Beach prices can range anywhere from about $1,926 to $2,934, but the average price for a full day trip for mako shark in Orange Beach is $2,430.

What month is best for mako shark fishing in Orange Beach?

The most popular season for mako shark fishing in Orange Beach is summer, and most anglers book their trips 83 days in advance.

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

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Orange Beach 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 Orange Beach.

What is mako shark fishing in Orange Beach all about?

Orange Beach, Alabama, boasts a vibrant marine ecosystem, and one of its most fascinating inhabitants is the mako shark. These sleek and powerful predators are known for their impressive speed and agility, making them a thrilling sight for both locals and tourists alike. In the waters off Orange Beach, mako sharks can often be spotted hunting for prey, their distinctive dorsal fins slicing through the waves as they patrol their territory.

For anglers seeking an exhilarating challenge, Orange Beach offers prime opportunities for mako shark fishing. With its deep waters and abundant marine life, the area provides the perfect habitat for these apex predators. Fishing charters and expeditions cater to enthusiasts eager to test their skills against these formidable creatures, with experienced guides leading the way to the best fishing grounds where makos are known to roam.

Beyond their appeal to fishermen, mako sharks play a crucial role in maintaining the balance of the marine ecosystem. As top predators, they help regulate populations of prey species, ensuring the health and diversity of the underwater environment. Understanding and conserving these magnificent creatures are priorities for conservation efforts in Orange Beach, where initiatives aim to protect the habitats that sustain mako sharks and other marine life for generations to come.

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

In Orange Beach, Alabama, the mako shark seasons bring a unique blend of excitement and anticipation for both fishermen and marine enthusiasts. These seasons typically align with the warmer months, starting in late spring and extending through the summer into early fall. As temperatures rise, the waters off Orange Beach become teeming with life, drawing in migratory species like the mako shark as they follow their prey along the coast.

During the peak of mako shark season, experienced anglers flock to Orange Beach in search of the ultimate thrill: hooking into one of these powerful predators. Charter boats and fishing expeditions are in high demand, with crews equipped with specialized gear and knowledge of the best spots to target makos. The challenge of reeling in a mako shark, known for its speed and acrobatics, adds an extra dimension of excitement to the fishing experience, making it a memorable adventure for all involved.

However, it's important to note that mako shark fishing in Orange Beach operates under strict regulations to ensure sustainability and conservation of the species. Catch-and-release practices are commonly encouraged, allowing anglers to enjoy the thrill of the catch while minimizing harm to the shark populations. By respecting these guidelines and promoting responsible fishing practices, Orange Beach continues to foster a thriving marine ecosystem where mako sharks and other species can thrive for years to come.

What techniques are popular for catching mako shark in Orange Beach?

Mako shark fishing in Orange Beach, Alabama, requires a combination of skill, strategy, and specialized techniques to reel in these powerful predators successfully. Anglers typically employ a variety of methods tailored to the habits and behavior of mako sharks in the area. One commonly used technique is trolling, where bait or lures are dragged behind a slow-moving boat to entice makos lurking beneath the surface. This method allows fishermen to cover a large area of water and increase their chances of encountering these elusive sharks.

Another popular approach is chumming, which involves deploying a mixture of fish parts and oils to create a scent trail that attracts mako sharks to the vicinity of the boat. Once the sharks are drawn in, anglers can then bait their lines with fresh or frozen fish to entice a bite. This technique requires patience and careful observation as fishermen wait for the telltale signs of mako activity, such as dorsal fins breaking the surface or the distinctive sight of a shark circling the chum slick.

In addition to trolling and chumming, some anglers in Orange Beach prefer to target mako sharks using live bait, such as bonito or mackerel, suspended beneath balloons or kites. This method allows for precise presentation of the bait at various depths, increasing the likelihood of enticing a mako shark to strike. Regardless of the technique employed, mako shark fishing in Orange Beach offers anglers an exhilarating challenge and the opportunity to test their skills against one of the ocean's most formidable predators.

What other species are popular in Orange Beach?

While mako shark fishing draws considerable attention in Orange Beach, Alabama, the area offers a diverse range of opportunities to target other prized species as well. One notable catch for anglers is the Gulf Red Snapper, known for its vibrant coloration and delicious flavor. These fish inhabit the reefs and wrecks off the coast of Orange Beach, providing anglers with thrilling battles and ample rewards. With strict regulations in place to ensure sustainable fishing practices, catching Gulf Red Snapper remains a cherished tradition for fishermen in the region.

Another popular species targeted by anglers in Orange Beach is the Gulf Amberjack, prized for its formidable size and strength. These powerful fish inhabit deeper waters and are known for their aggressive feeding behavior, making them a challenging yet rewarding catch. Anglers often employ heavy tackle and specialized techniques to reel in these prized game fish, adding an extra element of excitement to their fishing adventures.

In addition to Red Snapper and Amberjack, Orange Beach offers opportunities to target a variety of other species, including King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and Cobia. Whether casting lines from charter boats, piers, or surf fishing along the shoreline, anglers in Orange Beach can enjoy a diverse range of fishing experiences throughout the year. With its rich marine biodiversity and abundance of angling opportunities, Orange Beach continues to attract fishermen from near and far in pursuit of unforgettable fishing adventures.

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    Had a great time. The crew was super helpful. Good cold air for the ride back. Caught lots of different fish.

    William W. with Chase N. of Orange Beach, Alabama

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