facebook pixel

Wahoo Fishing Charters In Orange Beach

Check real-time availability on Orange Beach wahoo fishing trips. Online booking | 5 / 5 stars | Guides from $1,360

Experts Available 24/7

Licensed & Insured Guides

100% Weather Guarantee

Recently Booked Wahoo Fishing Charters Near Orange Beach, Al

Fishing in Orange Beach

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Trolling And Chilling- 40'

100% (3)
40 ft 1 - 15 People From $1,150
Fishing in Orange Beach

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Bottom Fishing And Trolling Fun 45'

100% (2)
45 ft 1 - 14 People From $1,150
Fishing in Orange Beach

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Offshore Run

100% (1)
52 ft 1 - 17 People From $1,500
Fishing in Orange Beach

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Mixed Bag

NEW
38 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,125
Fishing in Orange Beach

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

6-Hour Bottomfishing & Trolling

100% (2)
36 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,350
Fishing in Orange Beach

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

All Day Trolling/Bottom Fishing

NEW
60 ft 1 - 22 People From $2,400

Most Popular Types of Wahoo Trips in Orange Beach

“Our Damn Good Guides go above and beyond to provide you an incredible trip, and we’ve handpicked every single one. We’re passionate about the outdoors and about empowering people to find the perfect-match guide for the trip of a lifetime, every time.”

Jonathan and Attison   |   Co-founders   |   Austin, Texas

More Wahoo Fishing Charters Near Orange Beach, Al

Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
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

NEW
52 ft 1 - 17 People From $3,000
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for Epic Deep Sea- 40' 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

Epic Deep Sea- 40'

100% (2)
40 ft 1 - 14 People From $3,000
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

NEW
32 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,600
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for 10 Hour Offshore - 36' Hatteras in Orange Beach

Head out with Captain Stephen for a full day of targeting multiple Snapper species, Amberjack, Trigger Fish, Wahoo, Cobia, Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Grouper, and Scamp Captain Stephen specializes in all sorts of different styles and techniques! He's not a 1 hook fits all kind of fisherman! Whether it be running different trolling gear to land monster Wahoo or King Mackerel or using lite action spinning reels while catching a cooler full of mahi-mahi we’ve figured out what works best! As for bottom fishing sometimes we go from chicken rigs to sow rigs to free lining live bait! Whatever it takes to put you on the backside of a bent rod and a tight line! His boat comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water including all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, fishing licenses, and fish cleaning at the end of the day. So all you have to do is bring your favorite snack and drinks, your sun protection, and your camera, Captain Stephen will take care of the rest! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

10 Hour Offshore - 36' Hatteras

NEW
36 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,500
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
trip description for All-Day Rod Bending Action in Orange Beach

Embark on an epic 12-hour fishing expedition along the scenic coast of Orange Beach, AL, as we set out to target a variety of prized species in both bottom fishing and trolling. Get ready to test your skills and reel in some impressive catches including Gag Grouper, Red Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Vermillion Snapper, and Wahoo. This trip is a dream come true for both novice and experienced anglers alike. Our expert crew will guide you through a range of fishing techniques including artificial lure fishing, bottom fishing, cut bait fishing, deep dropping, heavy tackle fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and trolling. With a fully equipped boat and top-of-the-line fishing gear, you'll have everything you need for a successful day on the water. Our crew will be there every step of the way, sharing their knowledge and providing assistance to ensure you have the best fishing experience possible. Prepare to be amazed as you witness the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf Coast while battling with some of the most sought-after species in the region. Whether you're aiming to catch your personal best or simply enjoy the thrill of the chase, our 12-hour fishing trip promises excitement, adventure, and memories that will last a lifetime. Book your trip today and get ready for a fishing experience like no other. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

All-Day Rod Bending Action

100% (1)
38 ft 1 - 6 People From $3,000
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
Fishing in Orange Beach
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

NEW
40 ft 1 - 10 People From $3,000
See All Wahoo Trips in Orange Beach

Everything to Know About Booking an Orange Beach wahoo fishing charter

What are the best wahoo fishing charters in Orange Beach?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 39 wahoo trips in Orange Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Trolling and Chilling- 40' guided by Seth, Bottom Fishing and Trolling Fun 45' guided by Seth, and Orange Beach Offshore Run guided by Doug.

Our guides in Orange Beach are rated a 5 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 Wahoo charter include Gulf Shores, Pensacola and Gulf Breeze.

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

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

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for wahoo in Orange Beach as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

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

How much do Orange Beach wahoo fishing charters cost?

for wahoo in Orange Beach prices can range anywhere from about $1,360 to $6,300, but the average price for a half day trip for wahoo in Orange Beach is $1,758. The average price for a full day trip for wahoo in Orange Beach is $4,017.

What month is best for wahoo fishing in Orange Beach?

The most popular season for wahoo fishing in Orange Beach is summer, and most anglers book their trips 24 days in advance.

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

In Orange Beach, Alabama, anglers have the thrilling opportunity to target wahoo, one of the fastest and most prized game fish found in offshore waters. Wahoo, with their sleek and torpedo-shaped bodies, are known for their incredible speed and powerful strikes, making them a favorite among experienced fishermen. These pelagic predators are often found patrolling the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, particularly around offshore reefs, oil rigs, and steep drop-offs, where they prey on schools of baitfish.

Fishing for wahoo in Orange Beach typically involves high-speed trolling techniques, as these fast-swimming fish are attracted to fast-moving lures. Anglers commonly use large, brightly colored lures, such as diving plugs, spoons, or artificial baits rigged with wire leaders to withstand the sharp teeth of wahoo. Trolling at high speeds, often exceeding 10 knots, allows anglers to cover a large area of water and mimic the rapid movements of fleeing prey, increasing the chances of enticing strikes from wahoo.

The wahoo season in Orange Beach typically peaks during the warmer months, from late spring through summer and into early fall, when water temperatures are conducive to their active feeding behavior. During this time, wahoo can be found in abundance in offshore waters, providing anglers with excellent opportunities for successful fishing outings. Anglers targeting wahoo in Orange Beach can expect thrilling fights and adrenaline-pumping battles as they reel in these prized game fish, adding excitement to their offshore fishing adventures.

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

In Orange Beach, Alabama, the wahoo fishing season offers anglers the chance to target this highly prized species during specific times of the year when conditions are optimal for their presence. The wahoo season typically aligns with the warmer months of the year, from late spring through summer and into early fall. During this time, water temperatures rise, and wahoo become more active, prowling the offshore waters in search of prey.

Late spring marks the beginning of the wahoo season in Orange Beach, with the waters warming up and fish becoming more active. As summer progresses, wahoo fishing reaches its peak, with these fast-swimming predators abundant in offshore waters. Anglers can expect exciting opportunities to target wahoo during this time, as they patrol the warm Gulf of Mexico waters around offshore reefs, oil rigs, and drop-offs, where baitfish congregate.

As the fall season approaches and water temperatures begin to cool, the wahoo fishing season in Orange Beach gradually winds down. However, early fall can still offer productive fishing for wahoo as they continue their active feeding behavior before the onset of colder temperatures. Overall, the wahoo season in Orange Beach provides anglers with a window of opportunity to pursue this thrilling game fish and enjoy memorable offshore fishing experiences.

What techniques are popular for catching wahoo in Orange Beach?

Fishing for wahoo in Orange Beach, Alabama, demands specialized techniques tailored to the fast-paced nature of these powerful predators. High-speed trolling is a primary method used by anglers to target wahoo in offshore waters. Anglers deploy large, brightly colored lures such as diving plugs or artificial baits rigged with wire leaders to withstand the sharp teeth of wahoo. Trolling at speeds exceeding 10 knots allows anglers to cover vast areas of water and mimic the rapid movements of fleeing prey, enticing strikes from wahoo drawn to the commotion.

In addition to high-speed trolling, anglers may also deploy planers or downriggers to present baits or lures at specific depths where wahoo are likely to be found. This method allows anglers to vary the depth of their presentation and target wahoo at different levels within the water column. Wahoo are known to patrol depths ranging from the surface to several hundred feet, so having the ability to adjust presentation depths can significantly increase the chances of success.

Another effective technique for wahoo fishing in Orange Beach is using live bait, such as bonito, blue runners, or small tuna, rigged with wire leaders to prevent bite-offs. Anglers may slow-troll live baits around prominent offshore structures or areas known to hold wahoo, enticing strikes from these voracious predators. Regardless of the technique employed, wahoo fishing in Orange Beach offers anglers thrilling opportunities to battle these fast-swimming game fish and create unforgettable offshore fishing experiences.

What other species are popular in Orange Beach?

Aside from wahoo, Orange Beach, Alabama, offers anglers a diverse range of species to target, ensuring exciting fishing opportunities throughout the year. One popular catch among anglers is the red snapper, a prized reef fish known for its delicious taste and strong fighting ability. Red snapper are commonly found in offshore waters around reefs, wrecks, and ledges, making them accessible to anglers using bottom fishing techniques with live bait, cut bait, or artificial lures. The red snapper season in Orange Beach typically runs from June to August, providing ample opportunities for anglers to reel in these sought-after catches.

Amberjack are another prized species for anglers in Orange Beach, renowned for their powerful runs and aggressive behavior. These fish are commonly found in offshore wrecks, reefs, and oil rigs, typically in deeper waters. Anglers use heavy-duty tackle and live bait fishing techniques, such as deploying live baitfish or jigs near underwater structures, to target amberjack effectively. The amberjack season in Orange Beach typically overlaps with the summer months, allowing anglers to test their skills against these formidable opponents.

Moreover, Orange Beach is home to a variety of grouper species, including gag grouper, scamp grouper, and red grouper. These bottom-dwelling fish are commonly found around offshore reefs, ledges, and rock formations. Anglers use bottom fishing techniques with live bait, cut bait, or jigging with artificial lures to target grouper species. The grouper season in Orange Beach typically runs year-round, with peak seasons varying depending on the specific species. With its abundance of offshore species, Orange Beach provides anglers with endless opportunities to explore its waters and reel in a variety of prized catches.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain and deck hand were great helpful and nice made the experience exciting and fun couldn’t ask for anyone better

    Betty S. with Zack G. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome! Put us on the fish. Top notch operation. Best to do these trips with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. With 30 plus years Cap. Seth and deckhand Cameran get it done. No hassles, no issues. Cool cabin, places to rest on the long haul. This team would be hard to beat. Thanks guys!

    Lee M. with Seth H. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We traveled about fifty miles offshore. Randall and Jerry did a great job. They really put us on the fish. Caught over one hundred, kept about thirty, sent the rest back to grow up some more. My son, my nephew, their army buddy, and myself all different fishing levels, all had a great time. Will go back again next time I'm in Gulf Shores. Van Franklin

    Van W. with Randall S. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Weren't able to make it offshore do to windy conditions and rough seas. Fished in the Bay instead.

    Gib H. with James C. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a blast! The captain and deck hand were awesome!

    Donavan O. with Seth W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time

    Timothy B. with Seth W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Captain James was awesome. Very knowledgeable and took us out to several different locations to help us try to find the best spots. I would highly recommend Captain Experiences for deep sea fishing.

    Amy K. with James C. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    It’s was good but got rained out. Didn’t get to fish much at all. Can’t really put a star rating on trip because of weather but I really like our captain

    James R. with James C. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great outfit

    Michael S. with Seth W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Had a fantastic trip with captain Zach and Wade. They were super attentive and made sure we had the best trip. We were definitely the talk of the marina when we pulled in with some.monster snappers. Will 100% recommend and will book again next year.

    Laura L. with Zack G. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip, family enjoyed the entire time. Logan the first mate was awesome and captain was great and put us on the fish all day. Our family consisted of a 15 year old up to 73 year old and everyone enjoyed their time.

    Brian M. with Stephen C. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Great captain and crew, stayed on the fish all day! We caught fish until we were worn out!! Will absolutely book with Captain Jeremy again!!

    Joseph M. with Jeremy C. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip! Eric and Seth were great! Will do a 12 hour trip next time!

    Marianne G. with Seth H. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Had a blast with captain Rick and his deck hand !

    Aaron O. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    If you want to catch fish go to capt Rick plain and simple. He put us on fish left and right. We came for red snapper but cap wasn't just gonna let us catch snapper. We limited out on snapper with in the first hour. Then he got us hooked up on Mingo, whitey, Mai Mahi, goggle eye. We had more fish then we know what to do with. Great charter, great captain and deck hand.

    Michael R. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great Trip! Seth and Eric were excellent hosts and gave my children an amazing experience for their first offshore trip.

    Floyd G. with Seth H. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We went out on Tuesday which was originally scheduled for Monday but the weather didn’t cooperate and we were thankful that captain Seth suggested going out the next day. The weather was perfect and he put us on the snapper. We had a big group of people with a couple of first timers and everyone caught their limit and and had a great time. I would highly recommend this charter to anyone wanting to have a great time and load up on fish.

    Thomas B. with Seth W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip- Right on time, easy to work with! Caught a handful of Spanish Mackerel on the way out, and while the fishing overall was a little slow, Steve got us on some fish and we had a blast- His deckhand was amazing and didn't stop working until he was done cleaning our fish back at the dock- Would definitely go again!~!!

    Mark B. with Stephen C. of Gulf Shores, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great trip. Captain Jerry & Deckhand Fisher were amazing. They put us on the fish & helped this momma out. Will definitely use them again.

    Chadna G. with Seth W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    These guys were awesome. Had my 70 year old parents, wife, 4 and 6 year old kids and this crew could not have been nicer to all of them. They got the kids on some red snappers and never looked back. Sincere thanks to this crew for the memories today.

    Nedra S. with Seth W. of Orange Beach, Alabama

What's biting in Orange Beach?

View Wahoo Fishing Reports from our damn good guides.

Didn't Find What You Were Looking For?

Our guides are Damn Good Guides, which means they’re licensed, insured and vetted by our team of outdoor experts who know them on a first-name basis. We hand pick our Damn Good Guides, and our network spans all across the country and beyond.

The proof is in the pudding, and we’re incredibly proud of our 4.9 / 5 average review score. Hit the button below to see more trip options:

See All Wahoo Trips in Orange Beach