Serving Orange Beach AL 36561, Gulf Shores AL 36542, Bon Secour AL 36535, Ft. Morgan AL 36542, Foley AL 36535, Daphne AL 36526, Elberta AL 36530, Lillian AL 36549, Fairhope AL 36532, Perdido Key FL 32507 and Surrounding Areas
Private Gulf Shores & Orange Beach AL Deep Sea Fishing Charters
Alabama deep sea fishing charters for reef fish, also known as bottom fishing, have been one of the most popular off-shore fishing trips off our shores for decades. Gulf of Mexico waters off the Alabama coast are a salt water anglers paradise, including fishing grounds of one of the world’s largest artificial reef zones (3108 km2, 20,000 structures). Since the 1950’s, our captains continue to invest in building these “private” fishing spots for their angler’s saltwater adventures. Our reefs have become the home to a diverse population of Reef Fish Species including snapper, groupers, amberjack and triggerfish. Click here to view the Deep Sea Bottom Fish we catch.
Deep Sea Fishing in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach AL for Red Snapper
The result of changes in federal fishing regulations is an historically short 9 day red snapper recreational fishing season, yet AAA Charter is able to offer plenty of opportunities to catch red snapper. The population of red snapper is abundant off the shores of our Alabama & Northern Florida shores we can catch and release red snapper year round while harvesting other species such as white snapper, vermillion snapper, triggerfish, black snapper, grouper and amberjack.
The 2014 Florida state waters are open for recreational angler to harvest red snapper May 24 – July 14, 2014. Only a handful of six passenger boats in the area will have the flexibility to legally fish the 50+ day Florida recreational red snapper season, and available dates are already starting to book up. If you have a vacation planned to visit this summer, and want to keep red snapper, call AAA Charters @ 251-609-2525 to learn the details and dates of the trips available. Saturdays are filling up at a rapid pace, so make your reservations soon so you can keep some of these beautiful, tasty red snapper.
We offer access to dozens of Off Shore Fishing Vessels and can find the right one for you!
AAA Charters specializes in learning about your group of anglers to match you with a vessel, captain & crew that can provide your ideal fishing trip. Typical travel time to the first fishing spot is an 1 hr – 1½ hr. Once the captain has reached a reef, they will hover above and everyone has an opportunity to fish for the reef fish below. In order to maintain the sustainability of our fishery, we only remove a few fish from each habitat, and move on to another reef. We realize deckhands are crucial to your fishing experience. Our mates are there to demonstrate fishing techniques, educate your group to fish we target, and assist you throughout your fishing adventure.
Click on photos to view more images of the selection of AL charter boats for-hire
|PRICING FOR PRIVATE BOTTOM FISHING OR COMBINATION CHARTERS|
|Length of Trip||Six Pack Boats||Multi-Passenger Boats||Luxury Vessels|
|5 Hour Trip||$ 900 – $ 1,200||$ 950 – $ 1,250||$ 1,000 – $ 1,500|
|6 Hour Trip||$ 1,050 – $ 1,300||$ 1,200 – $ 1,900||$ 1,500 – $ 2,000|
|8 Hour Trip||$ 1,300 – $ 1,600||$ 1,700 – $ 2,100||$ 1,900 – $ 2,400|
|10 Hour Trip||$ 1,700 – $ 1,950||$ 1,900 – $ 2,700||$ 2,500 – $ 3,000|
|12 Hour Trip||$ 1,800 – $ 2,350||$ 2,300 – $ 2,900||$ 3,000 – $ 3,600|
Customary Tip for mates 15%-20% of costs, plus 30¢/lb. for whole weight fish cleaning.
Links to Helpful Alabama Fishing Information & References
What fish are in season and what are the size limits? Interested in Gulf of Mexico News & Regulations? What time are the tides moving in & out next week and when is the next full moon? Check out the links below to access theses informative fishing resources.