Orange Beach Fishing

Orange Beach Fishing

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.

Top Orange Beach Fishing Spots

Trysler Grounds
4/13/2011 4:18:33 PM - The Trysler Grounds consist of natural hard/live bottom and streches across a large area. 

Old Bob Sikes Bridge Fishing Pier - North
6/9/2012 11:50:19 PM -

Underwater Cypress Forest Hole
7/10/2013 6:41:17 PM - 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.   The

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Latest Orange Beach Fishing Reports

Pensacola Fishing Report February 2021
3/1/2021 4:22:59 PM - Inshore With the icy cold weather speckled trout fishing has been really good. You’ll want to look for them in the bayous and canals in Pensacola and Gulf Breeze like Bayou Te

2020 Florida Red Snapper Season Explained
2/13/2021 4:51:06 AM - When it comes to fishing charters and red snapper season it can be very difficult to understand and that’s mainly because not all charter boats or charter captains have the sa

The Winter Classic 2021
2/11/2021 9:37:34 PM - Premier Speckled Trout Fishing Tournament Wow! Seven successful Winter Classic fishing tournaments are now in the record books. The Winter Classic 2021 dates were January 23r

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Orange Beach Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 5 - 9 AM on Thursday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Orange Beach, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Red Drum - 26.92% Catch Rate
    Red Drum

  2. Greater Amberjack - 11.54% Catch Rate
    Greater Amberjack

  3. Spanish Mackerel - 11.54% Catch Rate
    Spanish Mackerel

  4. King Mackerel - 11.54% Catch Rate
    King Mackerel

  5. Flounder - 7.69% Catch Rate

  6. Wahoo - 3.85% Catch Rate

  7. Recommedations above based on 12 local reports and 13 species of fish for October in Orange Beach.

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Top Orange Beach Fishing Charters & Guides

We love fishing and sharing our fishery with others. We have great inshore fishing including night trips to the famous dock lights around Ono Island. Near shore trolling trips targeting King Mackerel and Spanish are exciting for anglers who may be

Intimidator Sportfishing
Intimidator Sportfishing is the premiere saltwater sport fishing charter service for Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama. Since 1996, we have logged hundreds and hundreds of charters and provided many exciting sport fishing opportunities to thousan

Lost Bay Tackle And Guide Service
Orange beach Alabama's premier bait & tackle shop. Full-Time Guide Service fishing waters surrounding Pensacola, Perdido Key, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach.

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Top Orange Beach Bait & Tackle Stores

Lost Bay Tackle And Guide Service
Orange beach Alabama's premier bait & tackle shop. Full-Time Guide Service fishing waters surrounding Pensacola, Perdido Key, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach.

Sam's Stop N Shop
Your one stop shop for everything you need in Orange Beach!

J & M Tackle
Our 15,000 square foot facility includes a fully stocked tackle showroom, clothing sales floor, warehouse, custom rod shop, and cold storage for frozen natural baits. This is the site of J&M Tackle mail order operations, where orders are shipped

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Top Orange Beach Marinas

Zeke's Landing Marina
Zeke’s Landing Marina is a six-acre complex located on Cotton Bayou in Orange Beach, Alabama, less than 10 minutes by boat from the Gulf of Mexico. The complex features complete marine facilities and is home of Zeke’s Charters, which has the Gulf Coa

Romar Marina
From boat lifts, wet slips to 60 feet and inside and outside dry storage, a dock store, a marine fuel dock with competitive pricing and in-house repairs and maintenance. What more could you ask for? Stop by and visit Romar Marina and let us show you

Hudson Marina & Watersports
Your one-stop spot for affordable water sport entertainment

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Latest Fishing Spots

Red Lionfish

Red Lionfish

Striped Mullet

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Bouy Conditions

Station 42012 - ORANGE BEACH - 44 NM SE of Mobile, AL
October 20, 2021 8:40 am CDT
Location: 30.06N 87.548W
Wind Direction: ESE (110°)
Wind Speed: 13.6 knots
Wind Gust: 19.4 knots
Average Period: 4.5 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SSE (152°)
Air Temperature: 78.6°F (25.9°C)
Water Temperature: 79.3°F (26.3°C)

Current Moon Phase

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