Water Dog Charters is family owned and operated, geared to chartering deep sea fishing trips from the experienced angler to first-time families for over 30 years. They are a child-friendly charter company that encourages taking children and exposing them to the outdoor wonders the Gulf of Mexico has to offer.

Relax and enjoy your trip aboard the ‘Water Dog’, a spacious 38’ Crusader. She has a nice and comfortable enclosed cabin with cold air-conditioning and clean restroom. There are bunks downstairs for those who will need a nap after all the fish catching action they endure!

The Water Dog comes powered by a 300 HP Cummins C-series and can comfortably accommodate up to 6 anglers. She is also rigged with modern navigational and fish finding electronics to save your time while searching for a big one.

Your trip will be targeting species such as Red Snapper, Wahoo, Spanish Mackerel, Vermilion Snapper, King Mackerel, Black or Scamp Grouper and possibly some types of Sharks. You will be mainly concentrating on light and heavy tackle trolling and bottom fishing.

The crew will take care of everything you will need for your deep sea fishing adventure! They provide bait, license, and tackle for you and your guests. All you would need to bring is whatever food and drinks you will need for the trip.

Book your adventure now and let Water Dog Charters take you on your trip of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling(PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $1,350
    This is our #1 fishing trip during the summer months. You will be trolling for King Mackerel and catching a bunch of Red Snapper, as well as other species. The package includes rods, reels, tackle, bait, and licenses.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Trolling/Bottom Fish
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,350
    This is our #1 fishing trip during the summer months. You will be trolling for King Mackerel and catching a bunch of Red Snapper, as well as other species. The package includes rods, reels, tackle, bait, and licenses.
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About the Charter Operator

Orange Beach Fish Charter Service
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
Angler's Choice
156 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since January 2015
Orange Beach Fish Charter Service is a team of not only knowledgeable but also highly experienced captains. Each and every one of them is a true professional who can cater to anglers of all ages and expertise. The team are fun and family-friendly and enjoy introducing younger anglers to the art of fishing. Orange Beach Fish Charter Service caters to both family outings and company trips, such as team buildings and corporate charters.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish

Boat Specs

Crusader (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1991. Powered by a 300HP Cummins C-seri engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Afternoon on The Water Dog
Afternoon on The Water Dog
Great day of fishing w\/ Capt Triston and Tyson!
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Erik M.
United States
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Half day afternoon trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling(PM) on June 24, 2021
Can’t say enough good things about this crew or trip. Went with my husband and 14 y/o (boy), 9 y/o (girl) and 7 y/o (boy)....
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Mark S.
Decatur, AL
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Half day trip turned into 4 hour trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling(PM) on July 3, 2021
Well, our first charter fishing trip as a family was not what we expected as we were not blessed with good weather. Captain...
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Don R.
Jackson, MS
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Afternoon on The Water Dog

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling(PM) on July 26, 2021
Afternoon fishing trip. Hit fish at multiple locations. Caught as many fish as we wanted and took home four bags of fillets.
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Jackie B.
Orange Beach, Alabama
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Great day of fishing w/ Capt Triston and Tyson!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling(PM) on July 20, 2021
They put us on the fish at every stop. We limited out early and had an amazing time. Will def use them again.
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Patrick S.
Winder, Georgia
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Fishing with Tom

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling(PM) on June 17, 2021
Best experience of our vacation.  We all had a great time and would love to do it again. We ate our catch and it was delicious.
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FAQs about Water Dog Charters

Water Dog Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,350 per group - 6 Hour Bottom Fishing/Trolling(PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,350 per group - 6 Hour Trip - Trolling/Bottom Fish (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Water Dog Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Water Dog Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Water Dog Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (8-15 miles)

Water Dog Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Water Dog Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)