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trip description for Family Fun in the Sun - 26’ Sea Fox in Orange Beach

If your young anglers want to spend a day on the water hooking their first fish, this is the trip for you. Join Captain Don on this nearshore voyage designed to introduce your children to saltwater fishing in calm protected waters close to shore. Near Orange Beach, AL, there are plenty of fish to be caught including Black Drum, Ladyfish, Crab, and Trout. This is a trip that will stay with your kids forever and hopefully ignite a love for fishing. You and your family will also target Sheepshead and Skate on this short, 3 hour charter. It is a very manageable time so the young anglers don’t get fussy and Captain Don is great with kids, being a father himself. There is a possibility of seeing Dolphins, Sea Turtles, and Manatees as well, which can be a very exciting experience for children and adults alike. On this trip you will be aboard a 26’ Sea Fox powered by twin 300HP Evinrude engines and equipped with a T-top for shade. The vessel provides a smooth ride through the calm waters, ensuring a safe and positive environment for your family. And not to worry-–Captain Don provides all the light tackle and other equipment needed to hook fish as well as bottled water. All your family needs to bring for an unforgettable experience is snacks and excitement!…(catch & release) Read More

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Family Fun In The Sun - 26’ Sea Fox

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trip description for Hooked on Fun: 2hr Kid Fishing in Orange Beach

If your young anglers want to spend a day on the water hooking their first fish, this is the trip for you. Join Captain Don on this nearshore voyage designed to introduce your children to saltwater fishing in calm protected waters close to shore. Near Orange Beach, AL, there are plenty of fish to be caught including Black Drum, Ladyfish, Crab, and Trout. This is a trip that will stay with your kids forever and hopefully ignite a love for fishing. You and your family will also target Sheepshead and Skate on this short, 3 hour charter. It is a very manageable time so the young anglers don’t get fussy and Captain Don is great with kids, being a father himself. There is a possibility of seeing Dolphins, Sea Turtles, and Manatees as well, which can be a very exciting experience for children and adults alike. On this trip, you will be aboard a 25’ Carolina Skiff, powered by a 150HP Evinrude engine. The vessel provides a smooth ride through the calm waters, ensuring a safe and positive environment for your family. And not to worry–Captain Don provides all the light tackle and other equipment needed to hook fish as well as bottled water. All your family needs to bring for an unforgettable experience is snacks and excitement! (Catch & release) Read More

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Hooked On Fun: 2hr Kid Fishing

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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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trip description for Orange Beach Shoreside Safari in Orange Beach

Are you ready for an unforgettable backcountry fishing adventure in Orange Beach, AL? Look no further than a fishing charter with Captain Mitch, a seasoned guide with years of experience and a deep passion for fishing. You'll be setting out on his 25' BlackJack bay boat, a sleek and reliable vessel that's perfect for navigating the shallow waters of the Gulf Coast. Your target species for the day will be Redfish and Speckled Trout, two of the most exciting and challenging game fish in the area. These prized catches are known for their fierce fighting spirit and delicious taste, and Captain Mitch knows all the best spots to find them. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, he'll provide expert guidance and instruction to help you reel in your biggest catch yet. As you cruise through the backcountry, you'll be surrounded by stunning natural scenery, from marshes and swamps to winding bayous and hidden coves. Keep your eyes peeled for a variety of wildlife, including dolphins, turtles, and pelicans. You'll feel completely immersed in the natural beauty of the Gulf Coast, with nothing but the sound of lapping water and the whir of your fishing reel to distract you. Captain Mitch will provide all the necessary equipment, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. He'll also bring along plenty of refreshments to keep you hydrated and energized throughout the day. All you need to bring is your sense of adventure and a willingness to try something new. With Captain Mitch as your guide, you're sure to have a memorable and successful backcountry fishing experience in Orange Beach, AL. Don't miss this chance to explore the hidden gems of the Gulf Coast and land some of the most sought-after game fish in the region! Read More

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Orange Beach Shoreside Safari

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trip description for Inshore Bash in Orange Beach

Experience the Thrill of Inshore Fishing in Gulf Shores, AL with Captain Colby! Join Captain Colby for an exhilarating inshore fishing expedition in the stunning waters of Gulf Shores, Alabama. With a variety of fishing techniques and a chance to reel in some fantastic species, this trip promises an unforgettable angling adventure. Diverse Fishing Techniques Master the art of inshore fishing using versatile techniques, including bottom fishing, drift fishing, and light tackle fishing. Whether you're a seasoned angler or new to the sport, Captain Colby's expertise will ensure a successful and enjoyable fishing experience. Target Impressive Species Gulf Shores offers a bountiful fishing ground where you can target a range of remarkable species. From the delectable Mangrove Snapper and sought-after Red Snapper to the powerful Redfish, the lightning-fast Spanish Mackerel, and the beautiful Speckled Trout, there's a diverse array of fish awaiting your line. Set out on your fishing expedition aboard a 26' custom Gold Line boat, equipped for inshore and nearshore live bait light tackle fishing. Captain Colby's top-of-the-line equipment and local knowledge will ensure you have everything needed for a successful and memorable day on the water. Book Your Inshore Fishing Trip Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking a challenge or a newcomer eager to explore the Gulf Shores fishing scene, Captain Colby's inshore fishing adventure promises an incredible day of angling. Reserve your spot now and get ready for an amazing inshore fishing experience with Captain Colby in Gulf Shores, Alabama! Read More

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Inshore Bash

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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

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Everything to Know About Booking an Orange Beach speckled trout fishing charter

What are the best speckled trout fishing charters in Orange Beach?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 60 speckled trout trips in Orange Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Inshore / Near Shore Fishing guided by Bobby, Orange Beach Half-Day Hookup guided by Tom, and Inshore Targets, Nearshore Trolling guided by Brooks.

Our guides in Orange Beach are rated a 4.8 out of 5 based on 2707 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Speckled Trout charter include Gulf Shores, Pensacola and Elberta.

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

What types of speckled trout fishing charters are common in Orange Beach?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for speckled trout in Orange Beach as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Orange Beach are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and drift fishing but artificial lure fishing and trolling are popular as well.

How much do Orange Beach speckled trout fishing charters cost?

for speckled trout in Orange Beach prices can range anywhere from about $450 to $1,000, but the average price for a half day trip for speckled trout in Orange Beach is $612. The average price for a full day trip for speckled trout in Orange Beach is $1,029.

What month is best for speckled trout fishing in Orange Beach?

The most popular season for speckled trout fishing in Orange Beach is summer, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.

Do I need a Orange Beach fishing license for speckled trout and what are the bag limits for speckled trout 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 speckled trout fishing in Orange Beach all about?

Speckled trout, known for their elusive nature and willingness to bite, are a highly sought-after species among anglers in Orange Beach. These prized gamefish are commonly found in the estuaries, bays, and deeper channels along the coast, making them accessible targets for both boat and shore anglers. Speckled trout can be targeted using a variety of techniques, including drift fishing with live bait or casting with artificial lures. Anglers often use live bait such as shrimp or finger mullet, as well as artificial lures like topwater plugs and soft plastics, to entice speckled trout into striking.

One of the most appealing aspects of targeting speckled trout in Orange Beach is their versatility and abundance throughout the year. While they can be caught year-round, speckled trout are particularly abundant during the warmer months of spring and summer, when they are more active and migrate closer to shore. During this time, anglers can expect increased opportunities to encounter schools of speckled trout feeding in the shallows, making it an ideal time to pursue these beautiful and elusive fish.

Additionally, speckled trout provide anglers with exciting action and are highly prized for their delicious flavor on the dinner table. Whether casting from a boat or wading in the shallow flats, anglers have the opportunity to enjoy the thrill of hooking into a speckled trout and experiencing its spirited fight. With their stunning appearance and willingness to bite, speckled trout add an exciting dimension to the diverse array of fish species that can be targeted in the waters off Orange Beach, making them a favorite among anglers of all skill levels.

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

In Orange Beach, the speckled trout seasons are influenced by various factors including water temperature, weather patterns, and bait availability. Generally, the peak seasons for targeting speckled trout occur during the spring and fall months. During these times, the water temperatures are optimal for speckled trout activity, and they can be found in abundance in the estuaries, bays, and shallow flats along the coast. Anglers can expect increased opportunities to encounter schools of speckled trout feeding aggressively, making it an ideal time to pursue these prized gamefish.

During the summer months, speckled trout fishing in Orange Beach can still be productive, but anglers may need to adjust their tactics to account for warmer water temperatures. Speckled trout tend to move to deeper waters or seek out cooler areas such as shaded structures or areas with strong currents. Anglers can still find success targeting speckled trout by fishing early in the morning or late in the evening when temperatures are cooler, or by focusing on areas with tidal flow and baitfish concentrations.

In the winter months, speckled trout fishing in Orange Beach may slow down as the water temperatures drop, and the fish become less active. However, dedicated anglers who brave the cooler temperatures can still find success targeting speckled trout by focusing on deeper channels, holes, and areas with warm-water outflows. By using slow presentations and targeting areas with minimal fishing pressure, anglers can increase their chances of encountering speckled trout during the offseason. Overall, while speckled trout fishing in Orange Beach may vary throughout the year, anglers can enjoy opportunities to target these prized gamefish in every season with the right tactics and strategies.

What techniques are popular for catching speckled trout in Orange Beach?

Fishing for speckled trout in Orange Beach requires employing a variety of techniques tailored to their behavior and habitat preferences. One effective method is drift fishing with live bait, such as shrimp or finger mullet, along the shallow flats and grass beds where speckled trout often feed. Anglers can drift with the current, presenting their bait at different depths and covering a wide area to locate active fish. Using a light to medium spinning rod and reel setup with fluorocarbon leader allows for subtle presentations and increases the chances of enticing speckled trout into biting.

Another successful technique for targeting speckled trout in Orange Beach is casting with artificial lures, such as topwater plugs, soft plastics, or spoons. Anglers can cover a variety of depths and structures by casting around oyster bars, submerged grass beds, and shallow flats where speckled trout are known to congregate. Retrieving the lure with a twitching or jerking motion can mimic the erratic movements of injured baitfish, triggering aggressive strikes from speckled trout. Using natural colors that match the local forage and varying retrieval speeds can increase the effectiveness of artificial lure presentations.

Patience and observation are key when fishing for speckled trout in Orange Beach. These fish can be selective in their feeding habits and may require anglers to experiment with different bait presentations and techniques to trigger a strike. Understanding the local marine ecosystem and identifying productive fishing spots, such as areas with tidal flow or baitfish concentrations, can significantly increase the likelihood of success. Whether drift fishing with live bait or casting with artificial lures, Orange Beach offers anglers ample opportunities to pursue speckled trout and enjoy the thrilling battles they provide against the scenic backdrop of the Gulf Coast.

What other species are popular in Orange Beach?

Aside from targeting speckled trout, anglers visiting Orange Beach have a diverse range of other species to pursue for an exciting fishing experience. One popular option is the redfish, renowned for its strong fighting ability and willingness to bite. Redfish can be found in the shallow waters of estuaries, bays, and along the coastline, making them accessible targets for both boat and shore anglers. Anglers often use live bait such as shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures like spoons and soft plastics, to entice redfish into striking. These prized gamefish provide thrilling action and are highly sought after for their delicious flavor.

Another sought-after species in Orange Beach is the flounder, prized for its delicate flavor and challenging fight. Flounder inhabit the sandy bottoms and nearshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico, where they can be targeted using a variety of techniques such as bottom fishing with live bait or jigging with artificial lures. Anglers often use live bait such as minnows or shrimp, as well as artificial lures like bucktail jigs and soft plastics, to entice flounder into striking. These flatfish provide exciting action and are highly prized for their succulent fillets.

Additionally, anglers in Orange Beach have the opportunity to target a variety of offshore species such as king mackerel, mahi-mahi, and grouper. 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 anglers ample opportunities to explore and pursue a diverse range of fish species throughout the year.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

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    We had a great day on the water with Richard who is a knowledgeable and experienced fly-fishing guide. I highly recommend spending a day or two with him!

    Greg S. with Richard M. of Gulf Breeze, Florida

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    I don't write many reviews, But this Captain is worth taking time to share with others how great and down to earth he is. Not only did he go above and beyond to make my trip great with conversation and put me on fish. But shared his equipment and knowledge with other Captains. Colby not only has the experience but the personality to make your trip rememberable. 5* +

    Wesley H. with Colby M. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Had an absolute blast! Captain Bobby is very knowledgeable and was able to keep us on fish all morning!

    Toby A. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

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    Corey did a great job ! Friendly, and. Very helpful in getting us some fish! Highly recommend !

    Vickie S. with Corey M. of Pensacola Beach, Florida

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    We had a wonderful time with Capt Marty. The conversation was fun and easy going. Will definitely book with him again. Thank you for a great afternoon

    Jackie H. with Marty C. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

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    Awesome trip, Patrick was awesome, will book again for sure.

    Clint K. with Patrick G. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

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    Bobby was a great fit for my wife and I, patient and knowledgeable, put us on a lot of fish.

    David J. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

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    Three of us had a great trip out with Ronnie. Fish were active the whole morning. Caught more than we can eat and had a great time.

    Scott S. with Ronald D. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

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    Captain Ronnie was perfect. He was very patient, helpful and an excellent guide. We started out slow but Captain knew where to. We caught a lot of Spanish Mackerel, and Spotted Bass. A perfect trip.

    John H. with Ronald D. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Tim was awesome! Highlight of our trip fishing out in the gulf. Caught 2 Bull Red fish, and 1 Mangrove Snapper in an hour. Highly recommend Captain Tim- just a great guy.

    Todd K. with Tim B. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Shawn did a great job on a tough day. Really enjoyed the experience!

    Eric . with Shawn S. of Bon Secour, Alabama

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    Great fishing trip with Bobby!

    Moriah B. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Marty was awesome. Extremely knowledgeable. We were all novices, but he took his time. Explained what he was doing, where we were, had some awesome stories to tell. Our guide also cancelled on us, and Marty was assigned to us by the site. I called to cancel because he was over an hour drive away, but he came to pick us up for a little gas money. What an experience. Great price. Don’t hesitate!

    Joshua J. with Marty C. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Bobby was an excellent guide. He put us on fish and he baited out lines and took the fish off. He was a good conversationalist and provided good information about the local area. Will definitely try and book him again when we return.

    Robert T. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Unbelievable pleasureful experience, best guided trip we have EVER had.

    Todd M. with Marty C. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time fishing with Bill and Nikki. Unfortunately the weather didn’t cooperate with us. Very windy and choppy in the Gulf that forced us to stay in the inside bay. We caught plenty of fish, and several varieties but we could on find one legal size. Highly recommend them to charter.

    Richard C. with Bill W. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Very personable making our trip very enjoyable.

    Henry R. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Bobby was GREAT. The 2 hour inshore is a perfect length of time if you have kids, or if you don't know if you will enjoy fishing or not. My son has been talking about fishing forever and I found Captain Bobby via a Google search. This was the BEST DAY of our trip to Gulf Shores/Orange Beach. He's excellent and patient with kids - and will clean up your fish and cut it up and provide you with a restaurant recommendation where they will fry up your fish for you. I even caught a 40 lb Black Drum fish - and it was my first time ever fishing! 10/10.

    Megan M. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Colby is awesome! Great guide and personable. He knows his craft. Would highly recommend going with this guy on a nearshore fishing excursion anytime. Brad from Green Bay

    Bradley L. with Colby M. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Bobby was awesome! Very patient with the group. Everyone got in the act. Great time!

    Jeff B. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

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