Welcome to the official website of The Orange Beach Fishing Charters Cooperative. Our charter boats and captains are the Best of the Best when it comes to saltwater fishing on the Alabama Gulf Coast. This website is funded by our cooperative members entirely. This is how we can offer you a great service at no cost to you. Our fishing guides have all been in business for many years and want to give our customers more. If we are unable to serve you, we will help point you in the right direction. This is what we call paying it forward and doing what is right, all the time.
Anglers Love What We Do For Them:
We put you in the front of the line where you can book directly with the best charter boats in Orange Beach. This allows you to Book Directly with them. Booking directly with the captain is important, if you care about quality and want to receive the best fishing charter in Gulf Shores. The way we allow you to bypass the brokers, saves you money, gives you a better fishing trip and makes you happy.
Being Different Than Others:
No Brokers Involved- Brokers take 15% to 30% off the top from you and or the charter boat in hidden booking fees. They are disguised as deposits. This negatively affects the quality of your fishing trip.
Private Reefs - Our guides build their own fishing reefs. This is important to have places to fish that nobody else knows about.
Safety - Our guides run the safest charter boats around. We also do not force you to go in unsafe seas or in really rough conditions.
No Instant Confirmations - We don't send "Instant confirmations" when booking a trip. Before we confirm your trip, we want you to know everything up front. By us taking a few minutes to speak with you, ensures we are on the same page with each other. Not all fishing charters are the same or offer the same level of service. We feel by talking or texting with you before confirming the trip, insures you get a charter trip you deserve.
No deposits required on full day trips or less. A simple credit card number on file is all you need.
Free Fish Cleaning on short trips. All other charters charge .30 cents per pound.
Pay At The End of your fishing trip. We want you to be 100% satisfied. Charters that care if you get a good fishing trip, don't make you pay when you get on the boat.
Our Fishing Trips:
Our charter fishing fleet offers exclusive Private trips only in Orange Beach. They do not offer walk on or shared expense trips. You have a choice of Deep Sea Fishing ranging from a few hours to 4 days in length, and Inshore Back Bay Fishing for 4 and 6 hours.
The Fish You Can Catch in Orange Beach:
Depending on the time of year you want to go saltwater fishing, you can catch reef fish offshore like red snapper, triggerfish, amberjack, grouper and vermilion snapper. You may also catch pelagic fish like tuna, wahoo, kingfish and spanish mackerel. On longer trips, big game fish like marlin and sailfish can be caught.
Inshore fish species include speckled trout, tripletail, redfish, drum, croaker, flounder, etc.
How Our Reservation Requests Work:
Submit your secure reservation request through our Orange Beach Fishing Charter website. Your request goes directly to our charter boats. They will quickly respond to you.
You will be able to speak to the captain before you put your name on the dotted line. Before confirming your trip, You will be able to ask questions directly to the person taking you fishing. After communicating with the captain and you will will feel comfortable about booking your trip.
What's Provided On Your Fishing Charter:
Our charter boats provide bait, tackle and fishing licenses for everyone on board. We have life jackets for everyone. We also offer free fish cleaning on day trips or less.
What You Need To Bring With You:
Bring proper dress/attire, food/snacks, beverages (adult are ok), small cooler and your form of payment for the trip. Be sure to have appropriate cash tip for the deckhand.
Earning Your Business
We encourage you to give us a chance to earn your business. Please submit your charter fishing reservation with us, so we can show you how good our charter boats and guides will treat you. We promise, if you are not happy with us, we will make it right.
Our Main Office Location:
Orange Beach Marina, 27075 Marina Road, Orange Beach, Alabama. We are open 7 days a week from 6 am to 9 pm central time. Call/text 251.752.1633
Booking Your Deep Sea Fishing or Inshore Charter is Simple
Booking your Alabama deep sea fishing trip or Inshore fishing charter is secure and easy. All you need to do is decide how many people in your group that want to go fishing, choose inshore or offshore, the date you want to go, length of trip and submit your request.
Once your reservation request is submitted, one of our available member charter boats will instantly receive your request and should quickly answer you back via email. Since our captains don't allow brokers to book their boats, please allow a little time to get back with you. Especially if it is after 10 pm at night or during the busy fishing season of May to August each year. Our captains will finalize your fishing trip reservations with them directly. (Be sure to check your email spam folder if you do not see our reply).
We promise to get back in touch with you quickly.
Remember this: Be patient when you submit your reservation and allow the captain to respond. Be sure to check your spam folder if you do not hear back in a reasonable time. This will ensure you get a better fishing trip, get to the best spots and don't have to pay an extra 20% brokers fee for your fishing trip.
Orange Beach, Alabama Marine Life with Birds, Sea Turtles and Marine Mammals
Fishing In Alabama
One of the best things about deciding to go deep sea or inshore bay fishing in Orange Beach or Gulf Shores, Alabama is the diversity of our saltwater fishery. Alabama's Gulf Coast offers some of the best saltwater fishing and charter trips along the entire Gulf of Mexico. Our fishing charters and guide boats offer a wide range of opportunity for even the most experienced saltwater anglers.
You have the ability to build your own Orange Beach fishing charter trip based upon your wants, needs and your budget. Depending on the fishing season we are in when you are here in Gulf Shores, you will be able to enjoy inshore fishing or offshore fishing. We also have a party boat that we can refer you to that offers walk on fishing charters or shared expense charters at a low price. Remember, walk on charters are not near as popular as private charters.
You may want to fish for more than one specific species of saltwater fish in Alabama. Orange Beach has great inshore or back bay fishing as well as offshore or deep-sea fishing on a year round basis. The best inshore fishing is in Mobile Bay.
We offer families, first timers, experienced and avid fishermen the opportunity to experience the best of the best. Whether you want to head offshore fishing for Marlin, Tuna, Snapper, Grouper or Amberjack or stay inshore and fish for Speckled Trout, Flounder, Tripletail or Redfish, we've got you covered.