A personalized fishing trip to Alabama’s saltwater wrecks awaits with Capt. Lynn’s. Based out of Gulf Shores, just next to the Mobile Bay ferry port, you’ll be out in the Gulf of Mexico in no time. Come aboard and battle it out with a range of prized and delicious fish.

Captain Lynn Pridgen has been fishing these seas since he can remember and can’t wait to show you his native waters, helping you land the fish of your dreams. Each trip can be tailored to your fishing desires, so get in touch and let him show you around. Besides Capt. Lynn, the trips are also run by Capt. Zach Mixon.

The 28’ Grady White will all but guarantee you a smooth ride. Up to 6 guests are welcome on board to take advantage of the latest fishing gear. Head up to 9 miles offshore, with the navigational gear ensuring you hit the productive spots right away. Keep your bait fresh in the livewell and bottom fish with Penn and Shimano gear for the best results.

While you may have the edge over the fish, you’ll still have to work hard to fill the boat. The famous Red Snapper won’t give up without a fight, while delicious Cobia. Redfish, Tripletail, and Mahi Mahi, all promise to give you a run for your money. Test your strength against Jack Crevalles and Amberjack as you warm up, before filling the boat with something to take home.

Capt. Lynn will clean and fillet your catch when you get back to shore, so you’ll be good to enjoy the taste of success right away! Everything you need for a productive day is waiting on board. You can bring your own drinks and snacks. With such a wealth of fish on offer in Alabama’s Gulf Shores, can you really say no to an offer like Capt. Lynn’s?



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Offshore 8 Hours - Red Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,400
    Spend the day fishing in federal waters. You'll target a variety of species, and during Snapper season, you'll get to aim for the limit of delicious federal Red Snapper.
  • Private trip
    Offshore 6 Hours - Red Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    Spend 6 hours fishing in federal waters. During Snapper season, this trip will allow you to put many dinners in your cooler.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 5 - Oct 14
    $1,000
    Get the most out of your time in southern Alabama and head to sea for 6 hours, battling it out with some prized fish. Within no time, you'll hit the productive fishing grounds, getting your lines wet as you target plenty of tough-fighting and delicious fish. Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Cobia, Redfish, and Tripletail are just some of the sought-after creatures you'll be going after, so get ready for a thrilling and productive day out.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour (PM) Red Snapper Trip.
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 26 - Aug 2
    $800
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 5 - Oct 14
    $800
    Head out first thing in the morning and catch the early bite of some impressive nearshore fish. Hit the wealth of wrecks out in the Gulf of Mexico as you bottom fish to entice the bite of Jacks, Kingfish, Cobia, Redfish, Tripletail, and many more. Tough-fighting and delicious all at once, these creatures will make you work hard for the meat, so be prepared for a tricky encounter to land some lunch.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Nov 5 - Oct 14
    $800
    If you're busy in the morning or just like to sleep in, don't worry! There's no need to miss out on the incredible fishing Alabama has to offer. Head out in the afternoon and spend 4 hours fishing the productive nearshore wrecks, where plenty of delicious fish will be looking for something to bite. You'll waste no time fishing as you whizz off to the sweet spots, entering into battle with anything from a Tripletail to Snapper, Jack to Kingfish, Cobia, Redfish, and many more.
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About the Charter Operator

Captain Lynn's
Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States
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124 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
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

Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Tripletail Tripletail

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
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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, 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 1.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
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8 hour trip

VERIFIED   Offshore 8 Hours - Red Snapper on June 1, 2021
Captain Lynn was great at putting us on fish. Caught our limit of Snapper in first hour. We then ran from spot to spot looking...
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Perfect trip! Limit Red Snapper and Sharks

VERIFIED   4 Hour (PM) Red Snapper Trip. on June 23, 2021
Captain Lynn and deck mate Hayden were great. Took us out about 30 miles and started on some red snapper. Moved us after about...
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Great guy and great time

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on September 29, 2021
The water was a bit rough the day we went and I for the first time in my life got sea sick so I was pretty much out on fishing. ...
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Great Day with rough weather

VERIFIED   Offshore 8 Hours - Red Snapper on July 2, 2021
Captain Lynn did a fantastic job! We appreciated both him and his deck hand Hayden. We were extremely impressed with their...
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) on September 26, 2021
We are beyond thankful we chose Captain Lynn! It was a strange day for fishing, with a choppy sea and lots of wind , but he...
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FAQs about Capt. Lynn's – Gulf Shores

Capt. Lynn's – Gulf Shores offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour (PM) Red Snapper Trip. (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - Offshore 6 Hours - Red Snapper (6 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Offshore 8 Hours - Red Snapper (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Capt. Lynn's – Gulf Shores, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Capt. Lynn's – Gulf Shores include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Capt. Lynn's – Gulf Shores offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Capt. Lynn's – Gulf Shores offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Capt. Lynn's – Gulf Shores include:
  • Bluefish
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tripletail