Great Escape Charters – 21’

Great Escape Charters run exciting inshore and nearshore fishing trips on the Gulf of Mexico, based out of Orange Beach, Alabama. With over twenty years of fishing experience on the Gulf, this friendly and knowledgeable crew strive to make every charter the experience of a lifetime.

Join them aboard their 21’ McKee Craft center console, powered by a 150 HP Yamaha 4-Stroke motor with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots. The boat comes equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, VHF radio, a live bait tank, as well as a wireless trolling motor and anchoring system to navigate you into any shallow hotspots.

The vessel is wide and spacious, with plenty of room to accommodate up to 5 anglers. The deck has plenty of seating for all and also features a flat casting area so that you can get into the perfect fishing position.

On trips with Great Escape Charters, you’ll target Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snapper, Sheepshead, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, and other inshore and nearshore species.

They will guide you through various techniques such as light tackle, bottom fishing, and trolling. You’ll also be provided with rods, reels, tackle, lures, live bait, and fishing licenses on all trips. At the end of the day, they will clean, fillet, and bag your catch for your enjoyment.

Enjoy a Gulf fishing adventure like no other with Great Escape Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Head out on a 4-hour inshore fishing trip for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Sheephead, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and many more inshore and nearshore species. You'll be provided with all the necessary fishing gear, bait, and lures. Feel free to bring any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and sail away!

About the Captain

Will Owens
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
3 Fishing Reports
184 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2015
Captain Will Owens has been fishing since he was a little boy and says fishing is his true passion. He has been a professional captain for over 20 years and works with professional mates to ensure a great experience for everyone on board. Capt. Will is a fun and knowledgeable captain who likes nothing more than seeing his guests catch big fish!

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Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

McKee Craft (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

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 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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Customer Reviews

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4.71
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Michael M.
Memphis, Tennessee
 5.00
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FISHING IS BETTER THAN WORKING

VERIFIED   June 16, 2016
Captain Will and his first make were excellent. It was a slow day for fishing and Captain Will work hard to insure we caught...
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Michele M.
Birmingham, Alabama
 4.33
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Excellent Experience

VERIFIED   June 18, 2016
While Will could not personally take us out himself that day, he made sure that we were taken care of.  Will was very...
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Gene J.
Decatur, Georgia
 5.00
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VERIFIED   March 14, 2016
Capt was great. Knew exactly where the fish were. Had a great experience and will be coming back for another trip out. Caught...
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Daniel H.
Lewisville, Texas
 4.67
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Great Fising Experience

July 17, 2015
Captain Will was prepared. Gear and Bait Etc, Weather was not helping, delayed our departure time changing the dynamics of...
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Van P.
Lexington, Kentucky
 5.00
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This is a great fishing charter

August 13, 2015
Will Owens is a very hospitable and knowledgeable guide and captain. My son and I did a four hour in shore trip and had a great...
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