Experience the best that Alabama waters have to offer – book a trip with Capt. Lynn’s, operating out of Dauphin Island. They can set you up with any type of fishing based on your individual needs. Captain Lynn Pridgen has been fishing Mobile Bay, Delta, and the Gulf of Mexico since he could remember and he can’t wait to have you on board. Besides him, the trips are also run by Capt. Zach Mixon.

You’ll get to enjoy a smooth, comfortable ride aboard his 28’ Grady White cuddy cabin. It can accommodate up to 6 anglers and comes with twin Honda engines, outriggers, a live bait tank to keep your bait fresh, and top-tier navigational and safety gear.

The captain will take you exploring the bite of these bountiful inshore to offshore waters, as well as hotspots near reefs and wrecks. You’ll get to bottom fish, spin, and jig for a variety of species, including Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Cobia, Redfish, Tripletail, and more.

Your trip will include all the needed fishing gear, live bait, and fishing licenses. The captain will even clean and fillet your catch after the trip is over. You’re welcome to bring any food and drinks of your choosing.

Capt. Lynn’s will take care of everything else and make sure your day on the water is productive and unforgettable!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    Catch the morning Alabama bite on this 4 hour trip. Depending on the season, you'll target Redfish, King Mackerel, as well as a variety of Snapper species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $800
    Spend 4 hours fishing the local waters out of Dauphin Island, AL. Redfish, King Mackerel, as well as a variety of species are in the cards on this trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour (PM) Red Snapper Trip.
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 27 - Aug 2
    $900
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,000
    Your lines will be in the water after about half an hour of traveling to the best fishing spot. Most trips will start with catching live bait – please let the captain know before your trip if you'd prefer for this to be purchased beforehand. The species you'll target depend on the season, and may include Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Amberjack, Cobia, Redfish, Tripletail, and whatever else is biting. When you return to the marina, your captain will clean your catch.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Offshore - Red Snapper (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    Spend 6 hours fishing the productive offshore grounds off the coast of Alabama.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Offshore - Red Snapper (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $1,200
    Spend 6 hours fishing the productive offshore grounds off the coast of Alabama.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Offshore - Red Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,600
    This full day trip will allow you the time to head offshore and fish for a variety of species inhabiting the Gulf of Mexico. During Snapper season, this trip will also allow you to target the delicious Red Snapper.
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About the Charter Operator

Captain Lynn's
Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States
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170 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2019
Captain Lynn Pridgen is an Alabama native and Dauphin Island local. He started fishing with his dad at a very young age and has loved it from the getgo. He’s fished the Mobile Bay, Delta, and the Gulf of Mexico his whole life and has been a licensed captain since 2007. He specializes in live bait fishing, but he might also use artificial lures on occasion. He’s participated in tournaments as well, including the Lousiana Redfish Tournaments. Capt. Lynn invites you to the crew on an exciting adventure and get ready to catch some incredible fish!

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Grady White (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 225HP Honda engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Up to 9 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano & Penn
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
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
Ages 4 & up
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 47 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (53)
She always out-fishes me
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Brenda D.
Dallas, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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Our first fishing adventure, and we are hooked!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) on July 8, 2022
We had a fantastic afternoon out on the ocean with Captain Lynn and Hayden.  They knew exactly where to go, so we were all...
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Tara F.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Half day afternoon with Captain Lynn

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) on June 16, 2022
Great afternoon with Captain Lynn & Hayden! These guys definitely knew where to go and how to catch fish! New experience for...
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Jonathan L.
Wardsville, MO
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5.0 / 5
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She always out-fishes me

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Offshore - Red Snapper (AM) on July 20, 2022
My last review didn’t fully post.  Captain Lynn was awesome!  He got us on the fish right away.  My wife of course caught...
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Josh Q.
Paris, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Trip with Captain Lynn

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on September 7, 2021
Had a great day fishing with Captain Lynn. We went along while he gathered the live bait for the trip, had a wonderful boat...
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Eric W.
Defoe, KY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day inland fishing trip with sons, grandson and dad.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) on September 21, 2021
Captain Lynn provided a great morning of fishing for our “Mans” day out during our family vacation.  Wanting an enjoyable...
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FAQs about Captain Lynn's

Captain Lynn's offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - 4 Hour (PM) Red Snapper Trip. (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Offshore - Red Snapper (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Offshore - Red Snapper (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - 8 Hour Offshore - Red Snapper (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Lynn's, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar
  • Life Jackets Kids' sizes included

Trips booked with Captain Lynn's include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano & Penn )
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Captain Lynn's offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing (Up to 9 miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Captain Lynn's offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Lynn's include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tripletail