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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Deep Dropping Extended Full Day

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Gulf Shores

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Gulf Shores

All Day Deep Drop

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46 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Gulf Shores

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Gulf Shores

Grouper Snapper

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Dauphin Island

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Deep Drop

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in Dauphin Island
Fishing in Dauphin Island
Fishing in Dauphin Island
trip description for Dauphin Island Deep Drop in Dauphin Island

You'll be fishing from a 27′ Ameracat catamaran, a fast and super stable vessel that's perfect for offshore fishing in the Gulf. She sports twin Suzuki engines with a total of 400 horsepower, and is decked out with gear and amenities to level up your fishing experience. Captain Neal will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen, proper clothing, sunglasses, and a smile! You can catch the Dauphin Island-Fort Morgan ferry every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Please visit https://mobilebayferry.com/schedule/ for the daily schedule and pricing. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Deep Drop

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Gulf Shores
Fishing in Gulf Shores
Fishing in Gulf Shores
trip description for Grouper snapper in Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores one of the most beautiful places on the Alabama coast, and it was has the rich fishery to match! There's no better way to experience all that this amazing area has to offer than an offshore trip with Captain Randall! He's been fishing this area for more than fifteen years, and has a deep knowledge of the Gulf of Mexico, from the inshore to offshore waters. On this deep-sea trip, you'll go after some of the biggest, baddest fish that the Gulf has to offer. That includes Swordfish, a deepwater predator that's a famously good fighter, in addition to some epic bottom fish including Black Grouper and Tilefish, both known as delicious table fare. You'll use several different techniques on this trip, including deep-dropping, trolling, and drifting to attract bites from different parts of the water column. You can relax between bites, but keep an eye on those rod tips! Captain Randall runs his deep sea fishing adventures aboard his 30' Contender center console, a badass boat built to tackle anything the Gulf can throw at you. She sports a 200-HP Yamaha engine for maximum speed, and is kitted out with amenities to improve your fishing. That includes live wells for your bait, an ice box for your keepers, and more! Captain Randall will supply all the essentials, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you've gotta bring along is sunscreen, proper clothing, sunglasses, and a good attitude. What are you waiting for? Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Gulf Shores

Grouper Snapper

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Gulf Shores
Fishing in Gulf Shores
Fishing in Gulf Shores
trip description for All Day Deep Drop in Gulf Shores

This is a Deep Dropping fishing trip! If your tired of the same Ole same ole kind of fishing charters then this is the trip for you! We use electric reels, fish anywhere between 500 to 2000ft down! We target a variety of grouper species,tilefish,different Snapper species, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi. This trip is by far my absolute favorite style of fishing? If you've never done this kind of fishing there's a good chance you'll never shallow water fish again once you do! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Gulf Shores

All Day Deep Drop

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46 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Deep Dropping Extended Full Day in Orange Beach

Head out with Captain Bryars and get ready for an offshore adventure in the Alabama Gulf! The deep waters off the coast of Orange Beach are where you need to go to target some of the most prized big game fish in the Gulf! On this 10 to 12-hour trip, Captain Bryars will take you miles off the coast of Alabama to the edge of the dropoff where you can expect to target quality reef fish such as Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Gag Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Tilefish, Vermillion Snapper, and Wahoo. To attract these picture-worthy fish you can use a variety of methods, although the focus of this trip is deep-dropping. Deep-dropping trips are straightforward and can land you some monster fish that like to hang around the deep waters. Once Captain Bryars gets you to a prime spot, just drop your line up to 200 ft deep and wait for a bite! 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, so expect some expert guidance! 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 nearshores in no time! 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

Deep Dropping Extended Full Day

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking an Orange Beach tilefish fishing charter

What are the best tilefish fishing charters in Orange Beach?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 4 tilefish trip in Orange Beach: Deep Dropping Extended Full Day guided by Bryars.

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

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

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

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

The most common fishing techniques in Orange Beach are bottom fishing, live bait fishing, and deep dropping but artificial lure fishing and heavy tackle fishing are popular as well.

How much do Orange Beach tilefish fishing charters cost?

for tilefish in Orange Beach prices can range anywhere from an affordable $1,500 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a full day trip for tilefish in Orange Beach is $2,576.

What month is best for tilefish fishing in Orange Beach?

The most popular season for tilefish fishing in Orange Beach is spring, and most anglers book their trips 84 days in advance.

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

In the waters off Orange Beach, Alabama, anglers may encounter the elusive tilefish, a species prized for its delicious taste and challenging fishing experience. Tilefish inhabit deep-water habitats, often found in areas with steep drop-offs, underwater ridges, and rocky bottoms. While less commonly targeted than some other species, tilefish present a rewarding challenge for anglers willing to venture offshore in pursuit of these deep-dwelling fish.

Fishing for tilefish in Orange Beach requires specialized techniques and equipment suited to deep-water angling. Anglers typically use heavy-duty tackle and specialized rigs designed to withstand the pressures of deep-water fishing. Baited hooks are deployed to the ocean floor, often at depths exceeding 600 feet, where tilefish congregate around underwater structures and rocky outcrops. Patience and persistence are key as anglers wait for subtle bites indicating the presence of tilefish on the line.

Once hooked, tilefish put up a spirited fight, utilizing their strength and agility to resist being reeled in from the depths. Anglers must employ careful maneuvering and skillful technique to successfully land these powerful fish. Due to their deep-water habitat and unique behavior, tilefish offer a unique and rewarding fishing experience for anglers exploring the waters off Orange Beach, adding to the diversity of fishing opportunities available in this vibrant coastal destination.

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

In Orange Beach, Alabama, the tilefish season is less defined compared to some other species due to the year-round availability of these deep-water fish. Tilefish inhabit deep-water habitats, often found in areas with steep drop-offs, underwater ridges, and rocky bottoms. As a result, anglers visiting Orange Beach can target tilefish throughout much of the year, with opportunities to reel in these prized catches existing in both summer and winter months.

While tilefish may be available year-round in the waters off Orange Beach, anglers should be aware of weather patterns and ocean conditions that may affect their ability to access deep-water fishing grounds. In general, calmer seas and favorable weather conditions make for safer and more enjoyable offshore fishing trips, providing anglers with better opportunities to target tilefish. Additionally, anglers should consult local fishing regulations and guidelines to ensure compliance with any seasonal restrictions or catch limits that may apply to tilefish in the area.

Overall, the flexibility of tilefish seasons in Orange Beach allows anglers to enjoy the pursuit of these deep-water fish at their leisure, regardless of the time of year. Whether venturing offshore in the warmer months of summer or braving the cooler temperatures of winter, anglers can experience the thrill of hooking into tilefish while exploring the diverse marine ecosystem of Orange Beach's coastal waters.

What techniques are popular for catching tilefish in Orange Beach?

Fishing for tilefish in the waters off Orange Beach, Alabama, requires specialized techniques tailored to the deep-water habitats where these elusive fish are found. Tilefish inhabit areas with steep drop-offs, underwater ridges, and rocky bottoms, often at depths exceeding 600 feet. As such, anglers must employ heavy-duty tackle and specialized rigs designed to withstand the pressures of deep-water fishing. Baited hooks are typically deployed to the ocean floor using electric or manual reels, allowing anglers to target tilefish congregating around underwater structures.

Patience and persistence are essential when fishing for tilefish in Orange Beach. Once the baited hooks reach the ocean floor, anglers must wait patiently for subtle bites indicating the presence of tilefish. Due to the depths at which tilefish reside, bites may be less pronounced compared to shallower-water fishing, requiring anglers to maintain focus and attentiveness. Once a tilefish takes the bait, anglers must quickly and decisively set the hook and begin the process of reeling in the fish from the depths.

Once hooked, tilefish put up a spirited fight, utilizing their strength and agility to resist being reeled in. Anglers must exercise careful maneuvering and skillful technique to successfully land these powerful fish. Retrieving tilefish from such depths can be physically demanding, requiring both strength and endurance from the angler. However, the reward of landing a prized tilefish makes the challenge worthwhile, adding to the excitement and allure of deep-water fishing in Orange Beach's offshore waters.

What other species are popular in Orange Beach?

In addition to targeting tilefish, Orange Beach, Alabama, offers anglers a wealth of other species to pursue, ensuring a diverse and rewarding fishing experience. One popular option is red snapper, a prized gamefish known for its delicious taste and strong fighting ability. Found in offshore waters along the Gulf Coast, red snapper can be targeted using a variety of techniques, including bottom fishing with live or cut bait, jigging, and trolling near reefs, wrecks, and underwater structures.

For anglers seeking a challenge closer to shore, Orange Beach's coastal waters are teeming with a variety of species such as king mackerel, cobia, and flounder. These fish inhabit nearshore reefs, wrecks, and artificial structures, providing exciting angling opportunities for fishermen of all levels. Whether bottom fishing with live or cut bait, casting with artificial lures, or trolling along the coastline, anglers in Orange Beach can target these species and enjoy the thrill of reeling in a prized catch.

Furthermore, Orange Beach's estuaries and inland waterways offer excellent opportunities for inshore fishing, with species such as redfish, speckled trout, and sheepshead abundant in these shallow waters. Anglers can explore marshy shorelines, grass flats, and tidal creeks, casting artificial lures or live bait to entice these sought-after inshore species. With their impressive fighting abilities and the scenic backdrop of Orange Beach's coastal landscape, targeting these inshore species adds another dimension to the diverse fishing opportunities available in this vibrant coastal community.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    This was an excellent experience even on a choppy day. Captain Tom and our two deck hands did an amazing job helping the family keep their lines tight and baited. Plenty of fish for the day!

    Gregory G. with Tom A. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    It was great day. Captain found us some fish. Would head back out with Seth anytime.

    Kyle E. with Seth W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Windy and tough conditions, but T Roy was able to get us on some fish and we had a great time! Great way to spend an afternoon.

    Joe F. with Troy W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

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

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

  • ★★★★★
    Beautiful day to be on the water ❤️

    Shawn D. with Rob K. 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

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was awesome dale put us right on fish reeling them in left and right kids had a blast it was so easy booking the trip and finding the dock and dale great people great time we will be back Thank you guys so much Dallas

    Dallas O. with Dale W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Bobby was the best! He put us on the fish, was very personable, and professional. He was knowledgeable on all the different kinds of fish we caught. He cleaned and packaged our fish for us and even recommended a place for us to take our fish so that they would cook it for us! We had a great time and definitely will have to come back to fish with Capt. Bobby again!

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

  • ★★★★★
    Our group of 12 went fishning with Captain Dale and crew in Orange Beach, Alabama on 11/24/23 the day after Thanksgiving and we had such a wonderful time. We didn't know if our luck at that time of year would be good but Captain Dale's extensive experience and knowledge got us right where we needed to be and OMG we didn't stop catching fish. It was the highlight of our Gulf Shores vacation. And we highly recommend booking Captian Dale through Captain Experiences whose process is easy, convenient, and no hassle booking . Trust me, Captain Dale,Zekes Landing,Orange Beach, Alabama = FISH!

    David H. with Dale W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Had an excellent afternoon fishing inland with Bobby. He put us on the fish. We had 2-3 fish coming in the boat at the same time. Bobby was calm, patient and organized. There was 4 of us and he did an amazing job of baiting hooks, landing fish and giving well timed advise. We will be back. Thanks Bobby Ray!!

    Hans S. with Bobby C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time with captain, Zach, and his helper. Those guys are awesome. We got lots of fish.

    Michael W. with Zack G. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great trip! Zack and his deck hand did a great job putting us one fish, as well as some good conversation! I would definitely book with Zack in the future!

    John R. with Zack G. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    My son and I had a great experience with Capt. Rob. We didn't have the best weather for our trip, but Capt. Rob gave us plenty of options to put us on the fish. We will certainly book with Capt. Rob again.

    David T. with Rob K. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Troy provided an amazing fishing trip for our crew. He was kept busy re-baiting hooks for a crew of 6, and never showed signs of it being a bother to him. Troy was very concerned that we had a memorable trip and provided several locations for us to try our luck to reel in the big ones! Thanks, Troy!!

    Greg B. with Troy W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was awesome! Looking forward to the next trip.

    James H. with Mike L. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    This was a complete blast! Tom really knows what he’s doing too. He was patient with us, and our ultra newbie grandson from Phoenix. He taught him how to catch mackerel and pompano. He went the extra mile to find the fish and show us how to land them. We highly recommend !

    Rob S. with Tom M. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Rob was excellent! Was not a good day for fishing, not good for all that day. Had stormed the night before. We still caught bass, black snapper, and a stingray. It was fun and will do it again!!! Thank you Captain Rob for a great experience! ~Tammy and birthday brother

    Tammy V. with Rob K. of Orange Beach, Alabama

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