Lost Bay Charters-No Catch No Pay!!

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2149 West 1st Street
Gulf Shores AL, United States

Capt. Bill Willis has grown a reputation for providing productive fishing trips with high catch rates aboard top quality vessels. His fishing charter’s goal is to exceed clients’ expectations and provide them with a trip they will remember for years to come.

Lost Bay Guide Service’s boats are furnished with the best and most up to date tools for the job. The 24ft Skeeter’s smooth, dry ride is particularly appreciated by charter guests, and its upper station controls allow guests to experience the ultimate thrill of sight fishing for their target fish. The boat is powered by a reliable 300 HP Yamaha 4-Stroke engine that can get you to the fishing grounds fast whether you are heading inshore or offshore, while an i-Pilot trolling motor by MinnKota will serve you well when targeting spooky inshore fish. Fitted with the latest in side imaging electronics, this superb vessel will provide everything you need for a productive fishing trip.

Capt. Bill will guide you around the inshore areas from Pensacola to Mobile Bay or up to 9 miles offshore in the same area. If you decide to fish inshore you can target Redfish, Trout, Snapper, Flounder, Sheepshead, Sharks, Mackerel and Grouper, depending on the season and conditions. Offshore charters usually target Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, Sharks,  Cobia, Mackerel and Grouper. All fishing equipment is provided, Star and Key Largo custom spinning rods with Shimano Stradic reels and Skeet Reese casting rods with Johnny Morris Signature series reels.

Capt. Bill is an IGFA certified captain who is a member of the Coastal Conservation Association and the Orange Beach Fishing Association. With over 25 years experience fishing the waters surrounding Pensacola, Perdido Key, Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Capt Bill and his team of Captains have the confidence to offer the area’s only “Catch Fish Guarantee”.

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About this listing

Boat Specs

Skeeter (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 300HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engine.

24 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Up to 9 miles.
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species

Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Shark (Blacktip)

Snapper (Red)

Speckled Trout
Triggerfish (Gray)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
MinnKota IPilot
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
MinnKota IPilot
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Bill Willis
Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States
Member since December 2015
Captain Bill Willis is an IGFA Certified Captain, and is a member of the Coastal Conservation Association and the Orange Beach Fishing Association, and has fished professionally on the IFA Redfish Tour. Holding a USCG Captain license since 2004, Bill is a native of Pensacola, Florida and has fished the waterways surrounding Perdido Key, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach for over twenty five years. In addition to his local knowledge, he has fished Key West, Marquesas Islands, Sebastians Inlet, Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Apalachicola, Sarasota sound, Indian Pass, Louisiana Marsh, and most lakes and ditches in between. Captain Bill has two boys of his own, and enjoys teaching young anglers how to get the most out of every fishing trip. Bill spends almost everyday on the water following the patterns of this great fishery. Once a general manager for one of the world’s largest retailers, Bill jumped at the opportunity to fulfill his life-long dream of being a full-time fishing guide.
Response time: 9 hours
Response rate: 90%

Gulf Shores Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.71 out of 5 stars from 56 reviews

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Very knowledgeable and seasoned captain. Was impressed with his experience.

William Cervino  • Fished March 17, 2017
Bill Willis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 18, 2017

Thanks for the review Bill! I look forward to fishing with you in the Fall.

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Matt Carl  • Fished March 14, 2017
Bill Willis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 18, 2017

Thank you for the review and I am soooo sorry that the bilge pump was not operating properly the morning we were suppose to head out. Your families safety was my first priority and I would never leave the dock without a working bilge to ensure their safety in the event of an emergency. Thanks again and I’m glad you ended up with a successful trip. Enjoy those Sheepshead!

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We had a great day with Captain Craig. He put us on fish right away and was always positive and encouraging.

Bridgette White  • Fished March 13, 2017
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