Chasing Dots LLC has a proven track record of getting fish on hooks! Captain Alan Patrick has a saying: “If you want to fish, choose the other guys. If you want to CATCH fish, book a trip with Chasing Dots.”

You will travel aboard a 22’ Blazer Bay, which is a real fishing machine. She can cruise super shallow waters and handles choppiness well when it comes to those island runs. She has dual Power-Poles, a new Garmin GPS, and a famous I-Pilot trolling motor. She has a new ICOM VHF and US Coast Guard approved safety gear on board. Two Yeti coolers are always available, with one for food and drinks, and another to keep your catch nice and cool.

You’ll use Penn reels for inshore trips, with 30 lb power pro-braided lines. The reels can be adjusted for right-hand or left-hand use. These reels get serviced every month by Reel Clean services to keep them in new condition. The captain has gear for wade fishing as well if you’re into getting wet. The boat also features two Boga grips, a walk-n-wade net, and dry boxes to carry spare lures. You’re all set up to fish, regardless of your skill level and age.

Fly fishing equipment is not provided and has to be arranged in advance. If you’re interested in fly fishing only, 2 guests maximum can go on the trip. Regular fishing trips accommodate 3 guests, and Red Snapper trips allow up to 4 guests. All trips come with a license, water, ice, bait and lures, rods and reels, and the captain will also clean and vacuum seal your fish.

Capt. Alan stays on the water all year long to catch fish. Join him and enjoy some of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s finest hideaways!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Red Snapper Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 25 - Jul 10
    $650
    You'll fish different wrecks and reefs to ensure you get your limit of Red Snapper! While exploring the depths, you'll also catch King Mackerel, Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, and the sought after Tripletail. If you get your limit early, you can opt to return to shore, or fish the barrier islands for an inshore experience. The season will open on May 25 and will close when the 2,800 lb quota is met for charter boats, which can make for a short season. Four guests can go on this trip!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $450
    This is your captain's most popular trip and showcases island fishing at its best. It allows for plenty of time to really explore your fishing options! Go from targeting Trout on topwater to Cobia under channel makers. The captain will clean your catch after the trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $375
    This package covers 4 hours of inshore fishing. You'll stay close and fish the bay and inshore reefs for the grand slam of Reds, Trout, and Flounder. This is a great trip for kids, so bring them along and let them catch their first fish!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $350
    This package is for 4 hours of inshore fishing. You'll fish the bay and inshore reefs for Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and many other species. This trip is the perfect option for novices or groups with kids.
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About the Captain

Alan Patrick
Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States
18 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since May 2019
"I'm a fisherman whose passion for catching fish is matched only by his skill! I have spent thousands of hours fishing the Gulf Coast from Alabama to Louisiana and everywhere in between. I have been truly blessed to have experienced the wonders of the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the past 13 years – I have traveled all over the world and there is nowhere quite like it. I prefer to throw large baits and lures for large fish. We catch a lot of personal best fish here at Chasing Dots, which makes for a lot of big smiles and great memories." On top of this wealth of angling experience, Captain Alan has also filmed with "Go South Outdoors" and writes articles for local magazines.

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Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Blazer Bay 2200 (Bay boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

Customer Reviews

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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM) on March 10, 2021
Highly recommend! Personable, enthusiast and knowledgeable about the trip. Beautiful scenery and wanted us to have a great...
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM) on March 16, 2021
this is the second time we booked Alan to fish with and I have to tell you he is the best inshore charter you will find on...
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Winder, Georgia
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6 hour guided trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore on January 13, 2021
Alan was a joy. Very experienced and put us in the best opportunity to catch some fish and we did catch nice fish he was helpful...
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM) on September 7, 2020
Captain Alan was very knowledgeable & I learned a lot on this fishing trip. We had a very good fishing trip & caught many fish....
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Half day with Captain Alan

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM) on June 26, 2020
This was our first time, and won’t be our last. We have never been, and Captain Alan made sure everything was great. He was...
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FAQs about Chasing Dots LLC

Chasing Dots LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $375 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $650 per group - Red Snapper Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Chasing Dots LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Chasing Dots LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn)
  • Live Bait (Before the trip)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (I also vacuum seal your catch for you as well )
  • Drinks (Water )
  • Fishing License

Chasing Dots LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (All depends on weather)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Chasing Dots LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing (Request in advance)

Top targeted fish species with Chasing Dots LLC include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout