Sure Shot Fishing Charters

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Sure Shot Fishing Charters is located at the world famous Flora-Bama Lounge and Oyster Bar in Orange Beach, Alabama. This family owned business is now led by Captain Mike who has over 30 years of experience fishing the local waters.

Captain Mike is a relaxed and flexible captain who says everyone is welcome on his charters. Families are welcome, and so are their dogs, kittens, or even parrots. Captain Mike wants everyone to enjoy a true family adventure!

Sure Shot specializes in bottom fishing for Red Snapper, Amberjack,  a variety of Grouper, Triggerfish, and anything else that will bite the hook. They also offer trolling trips for Bull Redfish, King Mackerel, and Spanish Mackerel. And if fishing the deeper waters is your thing, you can do that too! Targeted species include Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Tuna, and more.

Fishing is done aboard a 42’ custom built charter boat that offers a clean, comfortable and air-conditioned ride. This beauty is powered by three 420 HP Cummins 5.9 Turbo engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots. The speed means you’ll get to the deeper fishing grounds quickly and efficiently, so you have plenty of fishing time.

Using the onboard GPS and fishfinder, Captain Mike will locate the best spots and provide as much instruction as you need to reel in the fish of your dreams. There are other useful extras on the boat such as a flybridge, downriggers and outriggers for trolling, and top quality fishing gear used for light and heavy tackle.

The vessel has a toilet, a shower, a bed, a kitchen, and a TV for your convenience.

Captain Mike and Sure Shot Fishing Charters invite you to join their fishing team for a fun filled day. An experienced deckhand will be there to help you with reeling in your catch. Families with no experience are welcome: Sure Shot’s crew enjoys teaching!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 hour offshore smack down!!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,400
    up to 6 persons
    Lots of bottom fishing and trolling. Expect to ride out 30 miles before we start getting after it!! Deep water fishing for groupers Snapper Pelagics trolling fish like Mahi Mahi wahoo mackerel and cobia. Awesome trip!!!!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour bottom Fishing/Trolling
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,000
    up to 6 persons
    Lots of fishing time offshore trolling for wahoo, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel and plenty of bottom fishing time for Snapper Grouper scamp amberjack anything that will bite are hook!!!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,500
    up to 6 persons
    This trip allows a lot of fishing time and productive grounds changes. You will catch fish of different species, sizes, and groups. Trolling and bottom fishing for the usual suspects - Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Cobia, Triggerfish, Kingfish. Or fishing for pelagics life Mahi Mahi, False Albacore, and Sailfish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Trolling/Bottom
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,150
    up to 6 persons
    With this trip, you will get lots of fishing time: you will troll for Mackerel and other top surface fish, then bottom fish for Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Cobia, and then troll back home. This trip option gives you 3 hours of bottom fishing, which is plenty time to find that big one!!!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Trolling/Bottom (AM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will see you trolling for King and Spanish Mackerel towards the Snapper grounds.Once there, you will fish for Red Snapper, some Amberjacks, or even Grouper, and then troll back home while also targeting Mackerel. Excellent for beginners or those who are short on time. You will catch Fish!!!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Trolling/Bottom (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    Light trolling for king mackerel, Spanish mackeral, tunas anything that will bite the hook. Also bottom fishing for Red Snapper , triggerfish, Mingo Snapper anything that will bite the hook
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Trolling (AM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is perfect for those who like trolling for King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Bull Redfish, and whatever else will bite the hook!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Trolling (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $750
    up to 6 persons
    Excellent beginners trip or need something to do with limited time. Expect king mackerel ,Spanish mackeral tunas And anything that will bite the hook. Excellent family trip.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip - Trolling (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $600
    up to 6 persons
    Deep sea fishing 101. The perfect trip for beginners or if you don't have the time and just need to get your salt water fix. Targeted species include Spanish and King Mackerel, and more. Flexible departure time.
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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Custom Built (Commercial) originally built in 1984. Powered by 3 420HP Cummins 5.9 Turbo engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Bowfishing
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

About the Captain

Mike Salley
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
Member since June 2015
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Captain Mike Salley has been fishing for over three decades professionally and is known as a reliable and knowledgeable captain. He loves fishing as a sport and as a profession and says: "Offshore fishing is my passion and my job! We're a family run business with over 35 years of local experience.".
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 99%

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4.92
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3 hour tour, amazing time !!
Half day on the gulf!
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Duane F.
Urbana, IL
 5.00
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5 hour trip with Cap Mike

VERIFIED   July 17, 2019
Outstanding time. Three adults, three kids 11, 14, 15. Crew was outstanding. Captain Mike put us on fish at our first stop...
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Justin W.
Winder, GA
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Had a fantastic first trip aboard the Sure Shot!!! Had several first timers on the trip. Clint was more than happy to quickly...
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David D.
Carrollton, Texas
 5.00
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Great red snapper trip

VERIFIED   July 15, 2019
Make no mistake, this trip is about catching fish.  Captain Mike is very nice and his boat is extremely comfortable. When...
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Drew F.
Wylie, TX
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8 Hour Deep Sea Fishing Trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   March 12, 2019
My buddies and I went out on a fishing trip with Captain Mike during our spring break trip and it was everything we could ask...
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David L.
West Point, MS
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8 hour of intense fishing

VERIFIED   May 4, 2019
We were greeted with a smile. Limited out on trigger fish with a 10 plus pounder to boot! Caught several vermilion snappers...
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