Southern Sun Inshore Charters

Southern Sun Inshore Charters is a professional fishing guide service specializing in giving customers an outstanding and memorable time catching fish. Join Captain Charlie on the gorgeous inshore and nearshore waters of Orange Beach searching for species such as Redfish, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, and many others.

When you book a charter with Southern Sun Inshore Charters everything is provided, including bait, tackle, rods, licenses, and cleaning the fish. The only thing you need to worry about once you book a charter is having an awesome time.

You will go out aboard a 24’ Triton center console. This is a clean and spacious boat with plenty of space for up to 6 anglers. The vessel comes powered by a single 250 HP Suzuki engine and is outfitted with the latest navigational and fish-finding electronics, as well as other professional accessories.

The trips are short and sweet. In just 4 hours, you’ll have the opportunity to learn lots of new fishing tricks and fill your bucket with tasty fish. You only need to choose whether you prefer a morning or an afternoon bite. The trips are adjusted in order to fit every angler’s needs - from beginner to a seasonal pro.

Come have a great day on the water with Captain Charlie and make memories to relive for years to come!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    This morning adventure is a perfect way to get the freshest fish meat for lunch. Target Black Drum, Redfish, Trout, Red Snapper, Cobia, and many more. Your fishing licenses and equipment are included in the price.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Jul 15 (Mon, Tue)
    $500
    This trip is a great option if you want to do some fishing and sightseeing with your family and friends.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $600
    This trip is just right if you want to spend a bit more time on the water trying your hand at catching a couple of extra fish.
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About the Captain

Charlie Williams
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
ID & License verified
196 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2021
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Captain Charlie moved to the area when he was 11 years old and fell in love with the water. He became an avid fisherman, learning the waterways of Orange Beach and the surrounding areas and catching the various species of fish. He decided to share his passion and obtained his the United States Coast Guard OUPV Six Pack Captain's License in January 2020.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Pompano Pompano

Boat specs

Triton (Bay boat) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 196 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (168)
4 Hour Trip with Capt Charlie
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Jack T.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 hour (Afternoon) trip with Captain Charlie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 13, 2022
Had a great time with Captain Charlie who put us on some King Mackerel.  Simply put Captain Charlie was a generally great...
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Belinda L.
Hopkinsville, KY
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain Charlie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on January 18, 2022
A fishing charter on the Gulf was one of the many things on my bucket list. And now thanks to Captain Charlie it’s no longer...
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Shawn B.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Morning trip with Captain Charlie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 18, 2022
Today was an awesome experience! I fished a lot when I was younger and I really wanted this to be the trip that got the kids...
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Felicia P.
Jackson, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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4 hour afternoon trip with Captain Charlie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 22, 2022
Captain Charlie was great! We have 4 boys & he was very patient with them. He taught us a lot & helped us catch some big fish...
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Holland P.
Tuscaloosa, AL
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Captain Charlie is the best

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on May 24, 2022
What a delightful afternoon of inshore fishing, Captain Charlie’s attention to every detail made the day easy, and we caught...
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FAQs about Southern Sun Inshore Charters

Southern Sun Inshore Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Southern Sun Inshore Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Southern Sun Inshore Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Southern Sun Inshore Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Southern Sun Inshore Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Southern Sun Inshore Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tripletail