Welcome to Gulf Shores, Alabama. When it comes to wanting to take your family fishing while on vacation, you are at the right place. Our deep sea fishing and inshore bay fishing charters offer you an opportunity to experience charters the way it was meant to be. Our most popular charters are 4 and 6 hours in length, but we do offer full day and over night charters for those hard core anglers. All of our charters depart from the Orange Beach area, which is only 8 minutes from Gulf Shores beaches and no further than 30 minutes from Fort Morgan. We now have Inshore Fishing as well as a Party Boat to our fleet. We are really excited about this upcoming summer vacation on the Gulf Coast. We have a lot going on this year and we are ready to serve you and your family.
There is always something to catch while charter fishing in Gulf Shores, Alabama. We are Gulf Shores, Alabama's charter fishing authority and the leader in family friendly fishing. The laid back and fun culture we have created in the Gulf Shores Fishing Charter business, is one that is admired by families just like you. You don't have to worry about a thing when you bring your family aboard on of our member charter boats. You are more than a customer, you are our guest. We love seeing families and friends come together and share the experience of charter fishing and catching a few fish. Seeing you smile while you are deep sea fishing, is what we live for. Read about us in this recent fishing news from Orange Beach.
Important Instructions for reservations - We are just like you. In the charter fishing business, those of us who book our own charters, are often out of phone range for short periods of time. In order to better serve you, would you please use our online reservation system, so we have all the important information about your trip before us so we can see if we have the date or trip you are wanting available? Please be patient, we answer our emails quickly. The key to getting your best charter is to make your reservations ahead of time. Last minute or same day fishing charters are almost impossible to manage during our busy summer season.
Private Deep Sea Fishing 1 to 6 Passengers - Gulf Shores Private Deep Sea Fishing Charters for 1 to 6 passengers is run on the Distraction Charter Boat that is docked at Orange Beach Marina. The Distraction is big, 41' Hatteras Yacht and has air conditioning and a private restroom. A private charter is where you are the only one on the charter boat. This charter is for offshore for either 4 or 6 hour trips. The 4 hour private charter starts at $800 plus tip. The 6 hour private charter is $1,200 plus tip. The 4 hour charter is trolling only. The boat stays near the shore and drags lines behind the charter boat until a Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel or a Bonita strikes the line and then you fight and reel him in. The 6 hour fishing charter is where we take you out to deep sea areas and stop the boat over a reef. This is our most popular fishing charter in Gulf Shores. This is where everyone holds a pole and drops their bait below the boat waiting for a bite. The 6 hour charter is great for catch and release or catch and keep. You normally catch Red Snpper, Triggerfish, Grouper, Amberjack, Vermilion Snapper and many more species. If you would like a private fishing charter and have 1 to 6 passengers, please fill out the private deep sea fishing reservation form on this site and submit it. We will answer you quickly.
Private Deep Sea Fishing 7 to 20 Passengers - Gulf Shores Private Deep Sea Fishing Charters for 7 to 20 passengers is run on the Intimidator Charter Boat and is docked at the Orange Beach Marina. The Intimidator is huge, 65' Bonner Yacht and has air conditioning and private restrooms. A private charter is where you are the only one on the charter boat. This charter is for offshore for either 4 hours, 6 hours, 8 hours, 10 hours, 12 hours or over night. The 4 hour private charter starts at $1,000 plus tip for the first 10 passengers. For each person over 10, the person wil pay an additional fee, per person to go. The 6 hour private charter is $1,600 plus tip for 10 passengers and a percentage for each person over that and up to a maximum of 20. The 4 hour charter is trolling only. The boat stays near the shore and drags lines behind the charter boat until a Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel or a Bonita strikes the line and then you fight and reel him in. The 6 hour fishing charter is where we take you out to deep sea areas and stop the boat over an artificial reef. This is our most popular fishing charter in Gulf Shores. This is where everyone holds a pole and drops their bait below the boat waiting for a bite. The 6 hour charter is great for catch and release or catch and keep. You normally catch Red Snpper, Triggerfish, Grouper, Amberjack, Vermilion Snapper and many more species. If you would like a private fishing charter and have 1 to 6 passengers, please fill out the private deep sea fishing reservation form on this site and submit it. We will answer you quickly.
Private In shore and Back Bay Fishing Charters in Gulf Shores - One of the most popular fishing charters in Gulf Shores is the inshore and back bay fishing trip. Alabama Inshore Fishing Charters has two back bay fishing boats. They do not have restrooms, but are only minutes away from land or marinas when fishing. These boats are 22 to 24 feet in length and are center consoles. This means you can walk around the boat fishing. These boats can carry up to 6 passengers per charter, but they are more comfortable if you have 4 people. That way you don't have to cast over someones line each time. The inshore boats offer 4 and 6 hour trips. They fish near the jetties, under bridges, under piers, near channels, drop offs, structure or simply drift fish over oyster reefs. Inshore fishing usually catches fish like Speckled Trout, Redfish, Pompano, Black Drum, White Trout and Sheepshead. The prices for a 4 hour inshore charter is $450 plus tip for 4 people. Add $50 per person for the 5th and 6th angler. If you want to go inshore fishing, please fill out our inshore bay fishing reservation form and choose Inshore Back Bay fishing as your fishing trip type.
Our Gulf Shores fishing Charter Company has fun on the gulf. Our charter fishing guides treat you like family when you fish with us. We are social people and we engage you in conversation and activities while on our charter fishing boat. We love to laugh while we are fishing. We call you by name and will do all we can to make you smile. We put your mind at ease from the moment you book your fishing charter with us. We take time to educate you on what we are doing as we head offshore fishing. We encourage you to ask questions and we will give you honest answers. We will get you involved and have you help us tie knots and hook bait if you like. We want you to have so much fun, so you will talk about it for years to come.
Our deep sea fishing charters are one of the most talked about experiences on the Alabama Gulf Coast. We are extremely humble people when it comes to offering great customer service and unforgettable fishing charters. Everything we do is about making sure you get the maximum experience that charter fishing has to offer. Come along with us and put the peddle down on your imagination. Our inshore fishing charter with captain Keith Powell are simply amazing.
Private fishing charters in Gulf Shores is only way to go for families or small groups. We only offer private deep sea fishing trips. We do not offer a per person trip for a fee. The price you pay for a fishing charter, is for the whole boat for a specific number of hours for up to 6 people. Whether you are experienced saltwater fisherman or a novice, we have the Gulf Shores charter fishing boat that is right for you. Gulf Shores Fishing Charters make saltwater fishing trips fun and entertaining. You and your family can relax with our experienced saltwater fishing guides on on some of the best maintained charter boats on the Alabama Gulf Coast. We are located at the Orange Beach Marina. Your family will love you for choosing the Gulf Shores Charter Cooperative member boat named Distraction. We also give you local information about Orange Beach charter fishing marinas and why it is good to book your fishing charter in advance.
Our Gulf Shores Deep Sea fishing charters and guides work smart and use innovative fishing techniques that are proven to help you catch fish. Our Gulf Shores fishing charter company is different than other charters that fish in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. We use light tackle to fish with on most of our fishing trips. We believe in having a sustainable fishery in the Gulf of Mexico for everyone to enjoy. We love to eat fish as much as you do. We simply want you and your grand children to be able to catch these saltwater fish for years to come. We want you to keep all the fish you want. However, if you have no plans on consuming them, let us know so we can plan on releasing them.
The way we look at charter fishing in Gulf Shores, Alabama, sets us apart from other charter boats that operate in the Gulf of Mexico. Your Alabama Fishing Guides grew up fishing the Alabama Gulf Coast. Our approach to saltwater fishing is taking to the waters like a storm. Our "Can-Do" spirit along with innovative fishing techniques makes our guide service the most popular and busiest along the entire Alabama Gulf Coast. Our charter fishing trips are about ensuring our guests catch fish and enjoy their experience on the gulf. Be sure to read about our inshore fishing guide here. You may also read about the best fishing charters and the reasons you should consider reading this before you decide which charter is best for you.
If you are wanting to spend your Spring or Summer vacation with us on the Alabama Gulf Coast, please visit the Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau for additional information about Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Alabama Spring Break 2013 Fishing Season - Spring Break in Gulf Shores, Alabama has been a wonderful time of the year to get on the water and experience some great deep sea fishing. The cobia migration is almost underway and these big fish are a lot of fun to catch. Bottom fishing for 6 hours produces a lot of catch and release reef fish like Amberjack and Snapper. You may also want to go on a 4 hour trolling trip for Spanish Mackerel.
Gulf Shores Summer Fishing Season 2013- The most popular charter fishing season is during the summer months from Mid May through the end of August. This is when families with kids are on vacation and we are in our busy season. It is also the time of the year when we have more stable summer weather patterns and almost constant calm waters. During the summer vacation, you can catch all of the saltwater species that are native to our waters.
Summer months are especially good for catching offshore species like Red Snapper, White Snapper, Vermilion Snapper, Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Shark,Triggerfish, Grouper, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, White Marlin, Blue Marlin and Tuna. You may also want to try sportfishing.
Inshore fish species like the Flounder, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Red Drum, Pompano, Ladyfish, Bluefish and Tripletail are also abundant during the summer vacation fishing season.
Gulf Shores Fall and Winter Fishing Fall of the year offers some great offshore big game fishing for White Marlin and Sailfish in addition to the bottom fishing or reef fishing that we have in Alabama. Offshore reef fish like the Red Snapper and Amberjack are closed but White Snapper, Vermilion Snapper, Triggerfish, Grouper, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel and Wahoo can all be caught during these fall months. During the fall, the waters are still warm and these magnificent game fish move in as close as 30 miles of the Alabama shoreline. Our inshore species like the Speckled Trout, White Trout, Sand Trout and Redfish become abundant during this season. Winter is an excellent time to catch Bull Reds offshore. They move in close about the first of November and stay plentiful until the early part of spring.
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