Whether you want to stock up your fridge with fresh fish, or you want to feel the thrill of getting that pelagic trophy Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters) has a fishing trip for you. Come down to Orange Beach, Alabama, and book a trip that suits your style. Captain Joseph Smith will use his experience and Marine vigor to help you have great time fishing.

Welcome aboard the Rybo Runner center console model from 1984, which was renovated in 2016. It is 30’ complete with SeaDek marine flooring, ensuring extra comfort. With twin Yamaha 300 outboards that go up to 30 kn, you won’t be missing the need for speed. The boat can accommodate groups of up to 6 guests.

This charter covers nearshore and offshore areas that include reef and wreck locations. The fish bites all year round. Depending on the season you have the opportunity to catch several types of Snapper, while the rest of the year you may encounter Mahi Mahi and Amberjack just to name some. You can go after your catch using deep-sea fishing and bottom fishing, and trolling techniques.

Children age 8 and older are welcome. The charter will cover your Alabama fishing license and the crew will provide the necessary fishing equipment, lures, and bait. If you need additional help a first mate is available. For your greater comfort, there’s an onboard toilet. In case you manage to catch the right fish, you can keep it. Though catch and release is also an option.

Get some fun on the water fishing for the beauties of the sea – contact Reel Fighting Nature.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,400
    Treat yourself to this 12-hour trip and experience the full day of fishing on open water. We'll target Grouper, Tilefish, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, and more. All charters include all appropriate fishing gear and equipment Everything is included in the listed price except for a tip for your deckhand/crew
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    Head offshore and spend 6 hours fishing for a variety of exciting species! All trips include the appropriate fishing gear and equipment. Everything is included in the listed price except for a tip for your deckhand/crew.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 2
    $1,200
    Head offshore and spend 6 hours fishing for a variety of exciting species! All trips include the appropriate fishing gear and equipment. Everything is included in the listed price except for a tip for your deckhand/crew.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Trolling Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $800
    Get out on the open water and enjoy this 4-hour trip. Troll for Mackerel and other species of nearshore pelagic fish.Includes all appropriate fishing gear and equipment. Everything is included in the listed price except for a tip for your deckhand/crew.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Nearshore Trolling
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $600
    This 3-hour trolling trip allows you to enjoy some relaxed fishing nearshore. Targeting Spanish Mackerel and King Mackerel.
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About the Captain

Joseph Smith
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
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Member since May 2020
Joseph Smith, originally from Georgia, has been fishing his whole life. He has lived in Pensacola, FL/Orange Beach, AL for over 10 years. Stationed here since his service time in the Marine Corps, Joseph worked on multiple fishing charters after leaving the military. Joseph decided to pursue his passion for fishing and launch an offshore fishing charter. Once a Marine, Always a Marine

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tilefish Tilefish

Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish

Boat Specs

Rybo Runner (Center console) originally built in 1984, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
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 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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
93%
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Jeff H.
Byrnes Mill, MO
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Half day trip with Cpt Joseph and First Mate Nicole

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on August 2, 2021
This was the first deep sea fishing trip for my 3 Grandsons and me.  We wanted a private charter with plenty of room on the...
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Excellent Fishing Experience

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on July 28, 2021
The Captain is very experienced. He know how to catch fish . His wife is the deck hand.  I’ve fished all over the world....
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Sunset, LA
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Half day (aft) snapper trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) on July 8, 2021
Had a blast with Captain Joseph and Nicole. Very pleasant and enjoyable. Definitely put us on the fish! Came back with close...
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Saint Mary, MO
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Half day trip with Captain Joseph and Nichole

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on June 16, 2021
Had a great time. The captain and mate were great.  Found fish and got us our limit of red snapper.  Very friendly.  Highly...
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) on July 22, 2021
This was the best charter we had ever been on. Captain and crew were Great!
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FAQs about Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters)

Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters) offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Nearshore Trolling (3 hours)
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour – Trolling Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • $2,400 per group - Extended Full Day – Offshore (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters), you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters) include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters) offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters) offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel Fighting Nature (FN Charters) include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tilefish
  • Triggerfish (Gray)