How to Book a Fishing Trip in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

If you dream of spending hours on the water trying for a prize catch, Gulf Shores is your ultimate vacation destination. People come from far and wide to the area to try their hand at fishing in the Gulf. Our Gulf Shores rentals are conveniently located near some of the best fishing opportunities around. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or are relatively new to the activity, you can make the most of your fishing experience.

About Fishing in Gulf Shores

There are tons of species abound in the Gulf waters, so you’re virtually guaranteed a great catch no matter when you visit. Throughout the year, you can find varieties such as red snapper, pompano, flounder, bluefish, and many more. Bull Redfish is a popular catch in the winter, while mahi mahi is likely in late spring and early summer. For a more detailed look at what fish you can expect to find during each season, visit the Gulf Shores seasons page.

You’re able to find incredible catches all throughout the year and from many different locations. Fish from one of the piers, bring or rent your own boat, head out to the water in a kayak, or book a fishing charter. Charter companies in the Gulf Shores area are great for any skill level and will help ensure the most successful trip possible. Here are a few available charters in and around Gulf Shores.

Southern Bend Charters

This company operates in Perdido Key, Orange Beach, and Gulf Shores. Choose from deep sea, inshore, or trolling charters. Offshore options are offered for anywhere between 4-12 hours and can cost from $750-$2200 for up to 6 guests. Inshore fishing can last from 4-8 hours and will cost $400-$800 for 2 guests (more for an additional fee). Charters are available throughout the day and can be booked on their website. Southern Bend Charters is located at 26619 Perdido Beach Blvd in Orange Beach.

Getaway Charters

Getaway Charters offers everything from family-friendly trips to more intense excursions. Catch everything from grouper to snapper to tuna and more. Departures are available either at 6:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. In the off-season, some of their tour options run as low as $600 for 4 hours on the water. You can find Getaway Charters at 27844 Canal Road in Orange Beach.

Action Charter Service

Known for their deep sea fishing options, Action Charter Service is among the most affordable charters in the area. A 4-hour walk-on trip costs just $85 per person! They also offer trips that are as long as 48 hours, and their selections are especially great for larger groups. Action Charter Service is located at 27844 Canal Road in Orange Beach.

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Additional Options

Other popular charter companies in and around Gulf Shores include:

No matter which charter company you select, it is likely that your gear, tackle, license, and safety equipment will be included in your booking price. Be sure to bring your own sunscreen, hat, cooler, and non-slip shoes.

Where to Stay

After a long day out on the water, you’ll want a relaxing space to unwind. Our Gulf Shores beachfront rentals provide the ultimate haven for you and your family. Experience luxury with our top-of-the-line amenities, gorgeous décor, unbelievable Gulf views, and a phenomenal location. We have options that suit parties big and small, and no detail has been overlooked.

Ready to go for the big catch in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach? For more information on our Gulf Shores vacation rentals and everything you need to know about planning your fishing trip, contact us today!