Come enjoy a fun, action-packed adventure in the extreme comfort of a 38’ Luhrs Express. With a 12 1/2’ wide deck, there is plenty of room for the whole family to fish at the same time without being crowded. Another amenity is our full private restroom on board. Some trips may also take place on a 2017 24ft Cape Horn Center Console with Porta potti.

At Nauti Charters, we want you to know that when you come aboard we believe in treating everyone like family, not tourists! Let’s make some great memories and have a blast!

Located at Fort Morgan Marina, Capt. Brad Ables offers a variety of fishing trips that are tailored to fit your preferences. From trolling the oil rigs to deep sea fishing for the big ones – you’ll have a great time targeting a range of species, no matter your level of experience. Children of all ages are welcome aboard as well, and Capt. Bradley loves teaching them how to fish.

Nauti Charters’ trips are catered to accommodate all types of anglers. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing fishing trip with some sightseeing or an adrenaline-pumping adventure with lots of action – they’ll see to it that your wishes are met.

You’ll target a wide variety of species, including Snapper, Triggerfish, Mahi, Cobia, Grouper, Wahoo, Amberjack, Sheepshead, Redfish, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, and more. Your fishing license is included as well.

After your trip, you will take group photos of your catch then the crew will clean and fillet your fish so you can take it home for a delicious meal with your family. Also feel free while you wait for your fish to grab a drink from Tacky Jacks Restaurant, or have them cook your catch. All you need to bring with you is some sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and weather-appropriate clothing, and you’re all set.

Get ready for an awesome adventure and start planning your fishing trip today. Nauti Fish Co is ready to take you on an unforgettable journey, so invite your family, and come down to Gulf Shores.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Trolling (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Jan 3
    $700
    Trolling the famous Dixie Bar, oil rigs beaches, and lighthouse for king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, cobia, mahi, and more. Great trip for the kids and those wanting to test the water while staying close to land. Afterwards, feel free to grab a drink or bite to eat from Tacky Jacks Restaurant while you wait for your fish to be cleaned. Tips to deckhand are customary 20%.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – In-/Nearshore (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    Trolling and light tackle fishing around the famous Dixie Bar, Lighthouse, and oil rigs for all kinds of pelagics. King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and even big Bull Red and more. This trip is great for kids, friends, and families looking to experience the offshore adventure and test the waters while staying close to land. Also, enjoy the occasional viewing of dolphins and sea turtles along the way. After your trip, enjoy a cold drink or bite to eat from Tacky Jacks Restaurant. Tips are customary 15-20%.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – In-/Nearshore (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:05 PM
    $1,000
    Trolling and light tackle fishing around the famous Dixie Bar, Lighthouse, and oil rigs for all kinds of pelagics. King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and even big Bull Reds and more. This trip is great for kids, friends, and families looking to experience the offshore adventure and test the waters while staying close to land. Also, enjoy the occasional viewing of dolphins and sea turtles along the way. After your trip, enjoy a cold drink or bite to eat from Tacky Jacks Restaurant. Tips are customary 15-20%.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour – Nearshore (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    Trolling and light tackle fishing around the famous Dixie Bar, Lighthouse, and oil rigs for all kinds of pelagics. King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and even big Bull Red and more. This trip is great for kids, friends, and families looking to experience the offshore adventure and test the waters while staying close to land. Also, enjoy the occasional viewing of dolphins and sea turtles along the way. After your trip, enjoy a cold drink or bite to eat from Tacky Jacks Restaurant. Tips are customary 15-20%.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip–Nearshore (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:05 PM
    $1,200
    Trolling and light tackle fishing around the famous Dixie Bar, Lighthouse, and oil rigs for all kinds of pelagics. King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and even big Bull Red and more. This trip is great for kids, friends, and families looking to experience the offshore adventure and test the waters while staying close to land. Also, enjoy the occasional viewing of dolphins and sea turtles along the way. After your trip, enjoy a cold drink or bite to eat from Tacky Jacks Restaurant. Tips are customary 15-20%.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Nearshore (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,500
    Trolling and light tackle fishing around the famous Dixie Bar, Lighthouse, and oil rigs for all kinds of pelagics. King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and even big Bull Red and more. This trip is great for kids, friends, and families looking to experience the offshore adventure and test the waters while staying close to land. Also, enjoy the occasional viewing of dolphins and sea turtles along the way. After your trip, enjoy a cold drink or bite to eat from Tacky Jacks Restaurant. Tips are customary 15-20%.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Nearshore (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:05 PM
    $1,500
    Trolling and light tackle fishing around the famous Dixie Bar, Lighthouse, and oil rigs for all kinds of pelagics. King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and even big Bull Red and more. This trip is great for kids, friends, and families looking to experience the offshore adventure and test the waters while staying close to land. Also, enjoy the occasional viewing of dolphins and sea turtles along the way. After your trip, enjoy a cold drink or bite to eat from Tacky Jacks Restaurant. Tips are customary 15-20%.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour–Snapper Bottom Fishing (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,500
    This is a great offshore experience for the family, kids, and friends. Enjoy an action-packed trip where we will troll for king and Spanish on the way out to fish for Red Snapper, and more. After you have filled the box we can troll for all kinds of pelagics on the way back. After your trip, you are welcome to go up to Tacky Jacks Restaurant or sit on the swings while we clean your fish. Tips for the deckhand are customary 20%.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour–Snapper Bottom Fishing (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:05 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,500
    This is a great offshore experience for the family, kids, and friends. Enjoy an action-packed trip where we will troll for kings and Spanish on the way out to fish for Red Snappers, and more. After you have filled the box we can troll for all kinds of pelagics on the way back. After your trip, you are welcome to go up to Tacky Jacks Restaurant or sit on the swings while we clean your fish. Tips for the deckhand are customary 20%.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $2,500
    This is a great offshore experience for the family, kids and friends. Spend the intire day trolling and light tackle fishing the beaches, oil rigs, Lighthouse and more. (Fri-Mon) you will so target Red Snappers while in season. After your trip you are welcome to go up to Tacky Jacks Restaurant or sit in the swings while we clean your fish. Tips for the deckhand are customary 20%
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About the Captain

Bradley Ables
Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States
6 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
173 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2020
Growing up on the Gulf Coast has allowed Captain Bradley Ables to explore various fishing opportunities. From commercial and recreational fishing to extreme tournament fishing, he’s done it all. He’s helped grow numerous fishing businesses over the years and gained valuable experience in all aspects of fishing. Capt. Bradley eventually decided it was time to hone in on charter fishing and share his passion with others. His favorite part of the job is meeting new people and seeing them catch fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Broomtail Grouper

Boat specs

Luhrs Express (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2022. Powered by 2 300HP Mercruiser engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Full Private Restroom in Salon
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
15–20% customary tipping
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No minimum age (life jackets included)
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
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 89 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (102)
4 Hour Family trip
Half day trip with Captain Brad
Half day of WOW!
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
81%
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Wade S.
Calera, AL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 Hour Family trip

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour – In-/Nearshore (PM) on July 21, 2022
Water was rough and choppy but Capt Bradley knew I wanted to get out to the rigs; so we toughed out some choppy waves on the...
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Andrew S.
Aurora, CO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Full day on the Gulf

VERIFIED   5 Hour–Offshore Fishing Intro (7AM) on May 11, 2022
We can’t thank Captain Bradley enough for such an amazing experience.  We were in the Gulf for a week on a family vacation...
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Lauren K.
St. Louis, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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First timer 2 hour trip for the family

VERIFIED   2 Hour – Introduction Trip (AM) on March 19, 2022
Our kids enjoyed their first fishing boat experience. We brought home most of what we caught and everybody reeled in at least...
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Matt B.
Monticello, AR
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome 1st time…

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Inshore/Nearshore (AM) on June 2, 2022
Awesome experience with Captain Tim and Zach!!  They were great, and we had the best time.  We caught so many fish, and can’t...
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James W.
Opelika, AL
Excellent
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4hr inshore

VERIFIED   4 Hour – In-/Nearshore (AM) on May 21, 2022
Captain Bradley and Chris helped me and my siblings have a great day of fishing despite the bad weather. We still got a bit...
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FAQs about Nauti Fish Co – Gulf Shores

Nauti Fish Co – Gulf Shores offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Trolling (AM) (3 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 4 Hour – In-/Nearshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 4 Hour – In-/Nearshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 5 Hour – Nearshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 5 Hour Trip–Nearshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Nearshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Nearshore (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 6 Hour–Snapper Bottom Fishing (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 6 Hour–Snapper Bottom Fishing (PM) (6 hours)
  • $2,500 per group - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Nauti Fish Co – Gulf Shores, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Full Private Restroom in Salon
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System USB Cell phone & Camera chargers
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box 200 quart fish box and other coolers
  • Radar
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with Nauti Fish Co – Gulf Shores include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn )
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (15–20% customary tipping)
  • Fishing License

Nauti Fish Co – Gulf Shores offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Nauti Fish Co – Gulf Shores offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Nauti Fish Co – Gulf Shores include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)