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!



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  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $400
    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.
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About the Captain

Charlie Williams
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
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64 Customer Reviews
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Member since April 2021
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

Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Tripletail Tripletail

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
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

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
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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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Heather F.
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Captain Charlie is the best!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on August 5, 2021
We did a 4 hour trip with 3 adults and 2 kids(ages 5&7). Captain Charlie was awesome with the kids. He made them a priority...
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Joshua W.
Fairview, TN
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4hr Inshore Fishing trip with Captain Charlie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on August 4, 2021
Captain Charlie was amazing! My wife and I went on our first fishing trip while at the beach and we had a blast. We caught...
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Trevor S.
Spring, Texas
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Fishing with Charlie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on June 28, 2021
I booked a 1/2 trip for my wife, daughter and myself with Cpt Charlie.  I have been fishing several times in the past, but...
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Rick B.
Brandon, MS
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Four hour trip with captain Charlie

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (AM) on September 14, 2021
My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our morning fishing trip with captain Charlie of Southern Sun Inshore Charters.  We got into...
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Wendy G.
Houston, Texas
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4 hour morning trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on May 29, 2021
It was a great trip. We caught several different species and enjoyed it. All are questions before the trip were answered in...
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FAQs about Southern Sun Inshore Charters

Southern Sun Inshore Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 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