Show N Tail Fishing Charters and Captain Sammy Geno invite you to a great fishing trip in Alabama. Based out of Dauphin Island, they will take you both nearshore and offshore to explore these beautiful waters and reefs, as well as search intriguing wrecks you come across.

Your ride for the trip will be a restored 36’ Contender center console that can carry up to 6 guests. This powerful machine runs on three 300 Yamaha engines and has all the needed navigation technology to easily put you on the fish, including GPS, fishfinder, radar, and radio systems. The boat’s equipped with tuna tubes, outriggers, livewell, and ice-box.

You’ll encounter many lovely species along your way, including different types of Snapper, Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Porbeagle Shark, Vermillion Snapper, and other. You’ll use light tackle and will have the opportunity to try out bottom and deep sea fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, and drift fishing. You can bring your kids with you and you are free to keep all the fish you catch.

The captain will provide you with rods, reels, tackle, lures, and licenses. Just be sure to pack some food and drinks before you go.

Come and join Captain Sammy on exciting and fun adventures on the Alabama waters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight Trip – Tuna Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    24 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $3,200
    For the diehard fisherman, spend 24 hours chasing monsters in the blue water. You will target Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna, as well as Mahi Mahi.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Tuna Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $2,500
    This trip includes 12 hours of deep blue water live bait fishing, chunking, and trolling for Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo. You'll have all the gear to catch a fish of a lifetime.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Snapper Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,200
    You will leave Dauphin Island and make a quick run out cruising at around 40 knots to give you more time to fish for some sow Snapper.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,200
    Spend the afternoon fishing for delicious Snapper! This trip will give you all the time you need to hit the most productive spots and put some dinners in the cooler.
  • Private trip
    4 hour snapper pm trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 28 - Sep 30 (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $850
  • Private trip
    4 hour snapper trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 28 - Sep 30 (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $850
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $850
    On this trip, you'll be trolling for King and Spanish Mackerel. The trip's short duration is maximized by being able to run 40 plus knots.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $850
    On this trip, you'll be trolling for King and Spanish Mackerel. The trip's short duration is maximized by being able to run 40 plus knots.
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About the Captain

Sammy Geno
Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States
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29 Customer Reviews
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Member since October 2020

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Shark (Porbeagle) Shark (Porbeagle)

Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2018. Powered by 3 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
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

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

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Customer Reviews

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Debra D.
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4 hour snapper trip with Captain Sammy

VERIFIED   4 hour snapper trip on August 8, 2021
With this being our first charter fishing trip in Orange Beach area, we did not know who to use.  We initially scheduled a...
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Hauling in snapper with Captain Sammy

VERIFIED   NEW  4 hour snapper pm trip on September 10, 2021
We had an excellent 4h trip off of Dauphin Island with Captain Sammy and Gary. They knew where to go for snapper and we caught...
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Kansas City, MO
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4 hour trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Trolling (PM) on August 5, 2021
Very accommodating for us staying in gulf shores, picked us up at the dock by the ferry so we didn’t have to cross to Douphin...
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Kenneth H.
Gardendale, AL
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Fishing with Sammy

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Trolling (AM) on September 4, 2021
Fantastic trip great captain and deckhand put us right on top of the fish.
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Evensville, TN
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VERIFIED   4 hour snapper pm trip on July 30, 2021
Couldn’t have asked for a better trip. They put us right on the fish first drop and was perfect with our 8yr old. Great guys...
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FAQs about Show N Tail Fishing Charters

Show N Tail Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $850 per group - 4 hour snapper pm trip (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 4 hour snapper trip (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - Half Day Trip – Trolling (AM) (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - Half Day Trip – Trolling (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 5 Hour Snapper Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $2,500 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Tuna Fishing (12 hours)
  • $3,200 per group - Overnight Trip – Tuna Fishing (24 hours)

When you book a trip with Show N Tail Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Show N Tail Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Show N Tail Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Show N Tail Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Show N Tail Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Shark (Porbeagle)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo