Orange Beach has long been known as the Red Snapper Capital of the World. With thousands of artificial reefs nearshore providing some of the best bottom fishing in the world, and excellent inshore and offshore fishing, Orange Beach, Alabama is one of the top fishing destinations worldwide.
With one of the largest artificial reef systems in the world, Orange Beach provides legendary nearshore fishing action. Bottom fishing and trolling around these reefs will produce good catches of a variety of reef fish, including Red Snapper, Mangrove Snapper (Black Snapper), Lane Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Gag Grouper, Red Grouper, King Mackerel, Amberjacks, Barracuda, and Sharks.
Inshore fishing around Orange Beach provides excellent Redfish fishing nearly year round. The Speckled Trout fishing is also great a good portion of the year, with the highlight being in the fall. Black Drum, Bluefish, Flounder, Sheepshead, and Tripletail are also some of the most targeted species of fish in the bay and close to shore.
Offshore fishing Orange Beach can produce Blackfin, Bonito, and Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Dolphin (Mahi-mahi). For longer trips, there are also Blue Marlin in the Spring and Summer. There is also good White Marlin fishing between August and October.
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The Trysler Grounds consist of natural hard/live bottom and streches across a large area.
Old Bob Sikes Bridge Fishing Pier - North
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Underwater Cypress Forest Hole
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This underwater cypress forest is estimated to be 52,000 years old. They were buried in sediment, but were likely uncovered by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
5/6/2011 11:49:53 PM - A (23467) is a gas/oil platform built by Cox Operating, L.L.C. and installed on 01/01/1996. A is considered a minor platform that stands in 50 feet of water and may provide ha
Three Mile Barge
5/6/2011 11:54:21 PM - Flat Deck Steel Barge 25'W x 66' L
5/6/2011 11:50:24 PM - Wooden Hopper Barge used to haul wood chips, Donated by Scott Paper Co.
4/17/2012 10:43:47 AM - Attributes RECRD 2659 VESSLTERMS PEGGY G FEATURE_TYPE Wreck - Submerged, dangerous to surface navigation LATDEC 30.200203 LONDEC -88.016661 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 0 SOUNDING_TY
Perdido Pass Farewell Buoy
5/6/2011 11:53:20 PM - Perdido Pass Farewell Buoy
5/6/2011 11:50:08 PM - A (24218) is a gas/oil platform built by Cox Operating, L.L.C. and installed on 10/03/1996. A is considered a minor platform that stands in 65 feet of water and may provide ha
Perdido Pass Barge
4/13/2011 4:18:15 PM - Perdido Pass Barge 30.265233333 -87.558316667
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There is a 25.27% catch rate for Vermilion Snapper, based on 18248 Vermilion Snapper counted.
There is a 11.91% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 8600 Spotted Seatrout counted.
There is a 5.45% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 3934 Atlantic Croaker counted.
There is a 5.43% catch rate for Grey Triggerfish, based on 3922 Grey Triggerfish counted.
There is a 5.13% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 3706 Pinfish counted.
There is a 4.59% catch rate for Red Snapper, based on 3316 Red Snapper counted.
There is a 3.54% catch rate for Hardhead Catfish, based on 2554 Hardhead Catfish counted.
There is a 3.28% catch rate for Spanish Mackerel, based on 2371 Spanish Mackerel counted.
There is a 3.07% catch rate for Ladyfish, based on 2214 Ladyfish counted.
There is a 2.99% catch rate for Gulf Menhaden, based on 2162 Gulf Menhaden counted.
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Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as 1939..
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Offshore 3 day trips is it the fish or the fun?
4/30/2022 6:26:57 PM - The 3 day trips have gained popularity over the past couple of years and photos like this when everything goes just right are a great way to showcase what it’s about. These de
Fuel prices effective March 8 2022
3/8/2022 5:37:23 PM - It’s no big secret that fuel cost are up all over the country and Orange Beach Marina is no exception. The cost of a deep sea fishing trip with us includes fuel gratuity and f
Fuel surcharge on charter fishing trips 2022
2/24/2022 8:26:21 AM - This time of year I always try to answer the telephone as it could be a potential charter fishing trip which is kind of a no brainer. However yesterday in discussing the trip
Boat yard 2022 is under way
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Winter time work continues
1/24/2022 2:47:07 PM - The wintertime work continues on the charter boat intimidator. I have been working on the fish box over the last month basically rebuilding all of the lids replacing the hinge
Charter Boat Intimidator
1/21/2022 5:00:33 PM - The morning time is my favorite time of the day. This is what it’s all about to me
2022 fishing season is getting close!
1/19/2022 6:39:22 PM - We are in full swing of getting ready for the 22 fishing season. We are working on the fish boxes and the lids with new foam and new fiberglass to make sure the seal and keep
January fishing forecast
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Fort Morgan Alabama March 2021 Fishing Report
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Capt Franks Fried Fish
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