Because it has such remarkable fishing grounds, there are so many Orange Beach fishing charters and guide services in the Ocean Beach area. These Orange Beach fishing charters offer all kinds of charters options for you to choose from. The most popular choice is the Red Snapper charter. Orange Beach is known as the “Red Snapper Capital of the World,” and anglers from all over come from June to August to catch this tasty fish. The Red Snapper here are extra-large, but they are not the only fish in the waters. Orange Beach has fantastic fishing for you year-round in the back bays and bayous, the reefs near shore, at the oil rigs and in the deep blue miles and miles offshore.
Inshore you will find yourself fishing the back bays, bayous and passes for Redfish and Speckled Trout. These two prized game fish are known for their aggressiveness, and when you get one to bite, get ready for a fight. Your Orange Beach fishing charters are knowledgeable about the secret spots these and other fish call home. Some other fish you may land are Flounder, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Pompano, Bluefish, Tripletail and even Tarpon.
You will love fishing nearshore and offshore. Orange Beach is located with an artificial reef system that is said to be the largest in the world just off its coast. Here you will find many fish inhabiting the reefs. Fishing here with a professional Orange Beach fishing charter, you can target Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Redfish, Triggerfish, and many different Snapper varieties, including the highly desirable Red Snapper nearshore. While going a little further out, you will have Mahi, a variety of giant Grouper and Snapper, Amberjack, and Wahoo ready for your hook.
If you have Marlin on your bucket list, your Orange Beach fishing charter can take you even farther offshore to the deep blue Gulf waters, where you can find Blue and White Marlin and other Billfish, Tuna, Wahoo and Mahi. When these trophies hit, you are in for a real fight, and there is nothing like the feeling and exhilaration you get when you bring a large Marlin to the boat.
Red Snapper charters aboard one of the many Orange Beach fishing charters books fast, so if you want to take home a cooler of one of the most delicious fish in the sea, you need to act fast. But no matter what time of year, you are bound to come back to the dock with a cooler of tasty fish for dinner, memories, and stories that will last a lifetime and already fantasize about your next Orange Beach fishing vacation. Come to Orange Beach, and you, too, will be hooked.
Red Snapper season starts at the end of May and lasts till August, usually unless quota has been caught earlier than that.
Greater Amberjack season is for the month of May and then again from August to November. There is a one fish/person bag limit.
Gray Triggerfish season is from March to May and then again from August to December. There is a one fish/person bag limit.