Emerald “C” Fishing Charters

(126) In demand!
Armadillo Avenue
Orange Beach AL, United States

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters is based in Orange Beach, Alabama. The crew work hard to provide an amazing day on the water, adhering to the rules and regulations. Together with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters you may be able to bring in a collection of great catches!

You will be fishing aboard a brand-new 25-foot boat, which comes powered by a 250 HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine and has a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots. It can cater up to six guests and is equipped with top-notch navigational electronics, including a GPS and a fish finder. The vessel has a Minn Kota i-Pilot wireless trolling motor, as well as a live bait tank.

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters is a family-friendly company, that can accommodate any angler’s needs. Whether it’s your first time on the water, or you are a professional fisherman – the crew will gladly share their knowledge with you and do their best to put you on fish. They offer four, six, and eight-hour trips fishing the wrecks, flats, inshore, nearshore or up to 9 miles offshore. You may get a chance to use a variety of fishing techniques from light and heavy tackle to bottom and drift fishing, as well as spinning, trolling, and jigging. Your main targeted species will be Redfish, Red Snapper, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, King Mackerel, and many more, including Flounder, Amberjack, Mangrove Snapper, Mahi Mahi, and Vermilion Snapper.

Your trip with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters will include your fishing licenses, as well as rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. The crew will offer one hour of cleaning and filleting the fish. You will also be provided with drinks, so you may feel free to bring your own snacks if you want.

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters’ goal is to exceed expectations and built relationships with their clients for years to come.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip AM- Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 700
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Head out into the Gulf of Mexico and target Snappers, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and more.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip AM - Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico for Amberjack, Cobia (in season), Snappers, King and Spanish Mackerel, and more.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Am Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    The 6 inshore Trip allows you to fish inshore as well as nearshore and cover allot of area in search of a variety of species. Redfish, sheepshead flonder snapper!!!!!!
  • Private trip
    4 HOUR BEAT THE HEAT TRIP
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    US$ 350
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    With Summer in full swing this is great option to beat the heat during our hot summer days and have a great time on the water. Starting at 6pm target species could include Trout, Redfish, Macherel and Sharks. Once the sun goes down around 8 PM you will spend the remainder of the trip targeting Trout and Redfish in the dock lights on light tackle.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip AM- Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 350
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Fishing the inshore waters of Gulf Shores and the local area for Redfish, Trout, and Flounder.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip PM- Inshore
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    US$ 350
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Fishing the inshore waters of Gulf Shores and the local area for Redfish, Trout, and Flounder.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip PM - Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    US$ 300
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This trip is intended for families with children ages 9 and under. We give the kids an introduction to inshore fishing here on the gulf coast. This trip is catch and release only intended to get families with children out on the water to make some great memories. These are bottom in Pensacola bay or nearshore trolling. Some of our targeted species on this adventure will be Sheepshead, Red Snapper, Black Snapper and Spanish Mackerel among others.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red)

Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Sportsman (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
American Express
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Craig Williams
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
Member since August 2016
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Captain Craig has fished the waters of Pensacola, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, as well as the waterways of Destin, Indian Pass, St. Joe’s Bay, Amelia Island, and Key West for over 20 years. Craig’s love for the salt air has made him fulfil his lifelong dream of guiding: after 25 years of a successful career in retail management, he decided to start his own charter company. Craig is passionate about making every adventure on the water a great experience for any of his guests or friends. He especially enjoys putting his younger clients on their first ever fish and seeing the smile on their faces. Captain Craig’s goal is to "Live life to the fullest every day".
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 99%

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Customer Reviews

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4.89
out of 5 stars from 126 reviews
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95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Jim Thompson
Dunlap, TN
 5.00
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6 hr trip with Capt Kieth

VERIFIED   July 8, 2018

Great trip out despite tough weather conditions. My 2 sons and myself hoped to get into some bigger fish even tough most were...

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Steve Cunningham
Orange Beach, AL
 5.00
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Beat the heat trip with Captain Keith

VERIFIED   June 10, 2018

We planned to start our trip two hours early trying to avoid approaching thunderstorms, but had to wait at the ramp while another...

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Rob Reasonover
Mobile, Alabama
 5.00
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Captain Craig is good people

VERIFIED   March 29, 2018

He was upfront about the potential weather and how that would affect things. We parked at the marina, and he was there with...

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John Bragg
Alpharetta, GA
 5.00
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Afternoon Trip with Captain Craig

VERIFIED   NEW  September 20, 2018

We had a wonderful time fishing with Craig this past Thursday. He was great with the kids and a blast to spend the afternoon...

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Angie Lux
Longview, TX
 4.67
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   August 5, 2018

Captain Keith was great with the kids and very informative. We had a great time and caught some fish. My only issue is that...

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