Middle Bay Fishing Charters

Middle Bay Fishing Charters provides guided fishing trips for everyone who wants to come aboard, from the avid fishermen to families with kids. Captain David Rice is a native of Fairhope, Alabama, and has over 25 years experience fishing the local area, so he’ll take you out for some fun around

You’ll be fishing aboard a 24’ Pathfinder center console boat, which is well adapted to inshore fishing. It has ample dry storage for your belongings, as well as an icebox to keep your catch in the best condition. Powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine, the boat travels to the best fishing spots in the area fast, and it can accommodate up to 4 anglers.

Fish the areas in and around Mobile Bay and Orange Beach. Your trip will involve inshore fishing with light tackle for a variety of local species, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Tripletail. Fishing these productive grounds, you will be well placed to catch all these species and more with live bait and artificial lures.

Capt. David will provide you with everything you’ll need throughout the trip, including bait, tackle, ice, and fish cleaning. All you need to bring is any drinks and snacks you will need during the trip, as well as appropriate clothing for the conditions.

Come visit the Alabama coast and make some amazing new memories fishing with Middle Bay Fishing Charters!



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  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    Fish for species such as Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder and Tripletail depending on the season! This is a 6-hour trip that will have you fishing the productive waters of Mobile Bay.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Jumpstart your morning by heading out on the water in the early morning. Most fishing spots are only minutes away, so you can catch a lot of fish in just 4 hours. Target species include Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Tripletail.
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About the Captain

David Rice
Fairhope, Alabama, United States
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
11 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since March 2016
Capt. David Rice is a native of Fairhope, Alabama, and has over 25 years experience fishing the local area, including the Alabama Gulf Coast, Mobile Bay, and the Eastern Shore's backwaters. He enjoys taking his guests out for an enjoyable fishing adventure and his favorite thing is to share all he has learned fishing the Alabama waterways with everyone on his charters.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.91
out of 5 stars from 11 reviews
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Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Matthew O.
Foley, AL
 5.00
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Half Day Fishing Trip with Middle Bay Charters

VERIFIED   June 17, 2020
Spent a beautiful morning on the water with my father, two boys, and Captain Dave.  Dave was very friendly, knowledgeable,...
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Matt M.
Daphne, Alabama
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May 10, 2020
Captain David Rice was very professional and fun to be around. He is very knowledgeable about different types of fish and he...
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Dennis R.
Daphne, Alabama
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Capt. David

May 5, 2020
Capt. David put us on some great inshore fishing around Mobile Bay. We caught redfish, speckle trout and even a flounder. His...
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Joseph D.
Saraland, AL
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3/4 Day Trip with Captain David Rice

VERIFIED   July 16, 2020
Great day on the water for my dad’s birthday. Caught lots of white trout, a few speckled trout and a couple redfish. We fished...
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Dixie M.
Madison, MS
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The fishing four-Dixie

VERIFIED   May 24, 2020
David was very pleasant and patient with us being novices. We thoroughly enjoyed our fishing experience! Look forward to doing...
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