Why Choose Inshore Fishing?

  • Rates From Only $37.50 Per Person

  • Great For Experienced & Novice Anglers

  • Family Friendly Fishing Charters

  • Calm, Protected Waters

  • Clean, New Inshore Fishing Boats

  • Includes Fishing License, Bait & Tackle

  • Experienced, Local Captains

  • Top Rated Fishing Charters

  • Charters From 1 To 6 Hours Long

  • Numerous Saltwater Fish Species

  • Orange Beach & Gulf Shores Locations

  • Call or Book Fishing Trip Securely Online

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ORANGE BEACH & GULF SHORES INSHORE FISHING 

Fins and Family Fishing's Orange Beach and Gulf Shores inshore fishing charters feature great saltwater fishing action in calm, protected waters. Inshore fishing is good for most ages and skill levels and there is no better way to introduce new anglers to saltwater fishing than an inshore fishing charter. Our private, family friendly inshore fishing charters are offered year round and feature rates to fit most any budget. Our exciting Gulf Shores Inshore Fishing Charters feature private, family friendly saltwater fishing in the calm, protected waters of Gulf Shores. Action packed and always fun, our inshore fishing charters are offered from one to six hours in both our Orange Beach and Gulf Shores locations.

 

Four Hour Inshore Fishing Charters are our most popular inshore fishing time frame and are best for experienced anglers and families with kids ten and older. Summer and fall four hour inshore fishing charters are featured almost exclusively in the mornings with our typical departure time being about 45 minutes before official sunrise. We choose the early time frame for this length trip because it is cooler, the fish often bite the best very early each day, and it benefits us to be one of the first boats on the water so we get our choice of fishing locations. Which fish species we fish for and how we pursue them is impacted by the recent bite, the number of anglers in the group, the tides, wind, weather, and the overall fishing experience of our guests. Our four hour Orange Beach inshore fishing charter groups often fish for Redfish, Sea Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Pompano, Black Snapper, Flounder, Black Drum, & Bluefish. Gulf Shores inshore fishing charter crews target Sea Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and sharks. Our winter and spring four hour trips are taken in the morning, mid day, and afternoon and the timing is more focused on tides and weather than on temperatures. Similar to our summer and fall fishing, the group size and experience level greatly impacts what we suggest we fish for. Spring fishing charters often focus on the opportunity to catch edible species such as saltwater fish such as Redfish, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Sea Trout, Pompano, and the occasional Flounder. 

Three Hour Inshore Fishing Charters are offered during the day and afternoon during the summer and fall months and are recommended for experienced anglers and families with kids around eight years old and older. Three hour inshore fishing charters are long enough for us to be able to pursue fish to keep while staying short enough not to consume most of the day. The fish species we fish for and how we pursue them is greatly impacted by the recent bite, the ages and number of anglers in the group, the tides, wind, weather, and the overall fishing experience of our guests. Our three hour Orange Beach inshore fishing charter groups often fish for Redfish, Sea Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Pompano, Black Snapper, Flounder, Black Drum, & Bluefish. Gulf Shores inshore fishing charter crews target Sea Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, and even sharks. Our winter and spring three hour trips are taken throughout the day and the timing is more focused on the tides, wind, and anticipated precipitation than on air and water temperatures. Similar to our summer and fall fishing, the group size and experience level greatly impacts what we suggest we fish for in the cooler months. Spring fishing charters often focus on the opportunity to catch species such as saltwater fish such as Redfish, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and Speckled Trout.

One and Two Hour Inshore Fishing Matinee Special Charters are all about having fun on the water. Our laid back matinee charters were designed specifically to cater to families with younger kids who have little to no saltwater fishing experience. Brief, exciting, and fun, our inshore fishing matinee trips are taken in calm, protected waters only. Our One Hour Inshore Fishing Matinee Special is recommended for families with kids from about 4 years age. Two Hour Inshore Fishing Matinee Charters are considered best for kids age 6 and up. While we do fish in areas where we often catch highly sought after species such as Redfish, Black Drum, and Sea Trout, due to the time of day and average experience of most of our matinee groups we most commonly catch small, more abundant species. Our most targeted summertime matinee trip species is White Trout but as bi-catch we catch lots of Croakers, Pinfish, Catfish, and more. In late summer we can even target small Bull Sharks when the weather and right groups present themselves. The focus of our Two Hour Fishing Matinee Special is families having lots of success by catching anything that bites so trying to target legal edible species with an inexperienced family group is discouraged but not prohibited. In the event harvesting fish is a goal for your group, legal species can be kept with an additional $25 fish cleaning fee applying to any number of kept fish.

 rters offer the opportunity to catch awesome saltwater fish such as Redfish, Speckled Trout, White Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Flounder, and even small Sharks. While inshore fish are typically smaller than their near shore and offshore counterparts, our light tackle approach and the strength of the fish combine for fights that will not disappoint.

In the spring we often focus our fishing efforts on spawning Sheepshead, schooling Redfish, Black Drum, and Sea Trout returning to the bays from their winter homes in tidal creeks and rivers. Summer and warmer water offer the greatest variety of fish species that we have for the year. While we can catch up to a dozen different species on any given trip, we often focus on Speckled and White Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Jacks, Sharks, and more.  In winter we pursue Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and Redfish in bays, canals, and up the tidal creeks and rivers where they concentrate until spring. We fish a myriad of fishing styles and baits such as live shrimp under slip floats,  jigs under a popping cork, Carolina rigged dead baits, top water and jerk baits, and more. What we pursue on what days and with what baits is impacted by the desires of our anglers, time of year, wind, weather, and the experience of our guests.

We often fish styles such as casting live baits or jigs under popping floats, casting artificial scent baits to the bottom, drifting live and dead baits, casting artificial lures and plugs, and free lining live baits. We use these techniques to fish over open water oyster beds, along salt marsh grasses, near bridges and passes, on edges of sand bars and channels, near docks, and more. Live shrimp is one of our favorite inshore bait choices but we will fish finger mullet, Croakers, Bull Minnows, and more. We often catch awesome saltwater fish species such as Redfish, Speckled Trout, White Trout, Black Drum, Black Snapper, Sheepshead, Flounder, Pompano, Bull Sharks and more!

Inshore fishing charters in spring, summer, and fall are great for those who prefer catching to fishing. Numerous fish species and easy to execute fishing techniques help us turn inshore fishing charters into inshore catching charters. Warm water species such as White Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Black Snapper, Speckled Trout and Black Drum top our list of preferred species. In addition to our targeted species we often catch numerous other fish such as Crokers, Ladyfish, Catfish, Pigfish, Rays, and even Sharks. While our seasoned saltwater anglers often prefer not to catch bi-catch species we find our young and new anglers enjoy the constant activity these additional species provide. 

 

Fins and Family Fishing's Gulf Shores inshore fishing charters feature our awesome new 25 foot 2019 Sea Hunt BX25BR named "Family Tradition". She is loaded with features which include an enclosed toilet, ample padded seating, front and rear casting decks, twin 10 foot Power Poles, and state of the art trolling motor. She is topless for ease of casting and is powered by a Yamaha 300 on a jack plate and she will comfortably take us to the areas of Bon Secour Bay, Oyster Bay, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the Bon Secour River that we like to fish. Our Gulf Shores inshore fishing charters often showcase inshore fish species such as Redfish, Speckled and White Trout, Black Drum, Jacks, Sharks, and many more.

Our Orange Beach inshore fishing charters feature our awesome new 28 foot 2018 Sea Fox Commander named "Rising Tide". She is loaded with features which include an enclosed toilet, ample padded seating, hard top with cooling misters, and state of the art 7 foot trolling motor. She is powered by a pair of Yamaha 150's that can quickly and efficiently take us to the fish. A Fins and Family Fishing Orange Beach inshore fishing charter in summer and fall often consists of fishing For Redfish, Black Drum, Sea Trout, Black Snapper, Spanish Mackerel and more near the jetties at Perdido Pass, in Cotton Bayou, Wolf Bay, Arnica Bay, and even the Intracoastal Waterway. Early Spring and Winter inshore fishing charters in Orange Beach often focus on areas near Perdido Pass pursuing Sheepshead, Redfish and more. 

 

We are passionate about fishing and sharing the opportunity to catch amazing saltwater fish with our charter guests. We promise to work hard to keep your lines tight, poles bent, and smiles on your faces. If this sounds like fun then give us a call today or book your next charter securely online.  251-979-2691

Gulf Shores Inshore Fishing
Orange Beach Inshore Fishing Charters

INSHORE FISHING

Calm Waters Light Tackle Bay, Canal, & Bayou Fishing

​​​1 HOUR INSHORE FISHING FAMILY MATINEE SPECIAL 
2 Adults + 2 Children  $150

2 HOUR INSHORE FISHING FAMILY MATINEE SPECIAL
2 Adults + 2 Children  $250

 

3 HOUR INSHORE FISHING

CHARTER

1-3 Persons $400

Additional Persons $50 each

4 HOUR INSHORE FISHING

CHARTER

1-3 Persons $450

Additional Persons $50 each

5 HOUR INSHORE FISHING

CHARTER

1-3 Persons $550

Additional Persons $50 each

6 HOUR INSHORE FISHING

CHARTER

1-3 Persons $650

​Additional Persons $50 each

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