Fairwater II Charters is exactly what the doctor ordered for anyone who has the itch to fish the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach areas. If you are looking for a fully customized fishing experience on your next holiday, you have found the right place.

Enjoy a lot of artificial reefs, cruise the coast and head up to 15 miles offshore. Most of the trips will most likely wear you out battling big and hard-fighting fish so get ready to have a nice light tackle and live bait workout.

All this fantastic sport fishing is available aboard the ‘Fairwater II’, a 40’ Sea Harvester walk-around boat. Her twin 330 HP Cummins engines will power you to the hottest grounds in the area and the top-notch electronics will help you locate the fish.

The Fairwater II is rigged with everything you need to make a great catch possible. As well as that, you will find plenty of space for up to 18 anglers, a flybridge to take in all the beauty of the surrounding areas, a comfortable restroom, and an air-conditioned cabin.

You will be able to catch-and-release Amberjack and Red Snapper year-round, target Barracuda, Cobia, and Red Grouper, go for Kingfish and Triggerfish and get your hands on Mangrove Snapper. Trolling, jigging, and bottom fishing will be your techniques for the day.

All trips come with quality rods, reels, and tackle, as well as lures, bait, and fishing licenses.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $2,200
    The eight-hour trip will take you trolling and bottom fishing for Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, Cobia, and other species up to 15 miles out.
  • Private trip
    6 hour trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,650
    Book this trip and get ready for some bottom fishing and trolling for Triggerfish, Snapper, Mackerel, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    6 hour trip (copy)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $1,650
    Book this trip and get ready for some bottom fishing and trolling for Triggerfish, Snapper, Mackerel, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $1,200
    This is a 4 hour intro trip, great for beginners and families.
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About the Charter Operator

Orange Beach Fish Charter Service
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
153 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
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Sea Harvester (Walkaround) originally built in 1989. Powered by 2 330HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
18 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

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
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Jodi A.
Huntsville, TX
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4 hour trip with Captain Tom and Gabby

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on July 4, 2021
Very personable and enjoyed the trip! Gabby was great with the kids! Highly recommend this team. Although I got motion sick...
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Brandon J.
United States
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5hr trip Tom and Gabby

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 6, 2021
Excellent fishing experience we took 13 boys and 5 dads and had a great time with lots of fish. Gabby was amazing at her job...
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Gregory B.
Titus, AL
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Five hours

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on June 10, 2021
Best fishing trip of my 62 years. Captain put us on swarms of huge snapper. The crew “Gabby” worked harder than three normal...
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Matthew P.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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8 hours with Capt Tom

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on May 30, 2021
My family went on a 8 hour trip with Capt Tom and deck hand Nate just hoping to catch some fish and we limited out on b-liners...
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FAQs about Fairwater II

Fairwater II offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,200 per group, additional $120 per person after 10 guests - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,650 per group, additional $165 per person after 10 guests - 6 hour trip (copy) (6 hours)
  • $1,650 per group, additional $165 per person after 10 guests - 6 hour trip (6 hours)
  • $2,200 per group, additional $220 per person after 10 guests - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fairwater II, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fairwater II include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate (Customary tip for the mate is 20%, not included)
  • Fishing License

Fairwater II offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (8-15 miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Fairwater II offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fairwater II include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)