Emerald “C” Fishing Charters is based in Orange Beach, Alabama. The crew works hard to provide an amazing day on the water, adhering to local rules and regulations. Together with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters, you’ll have the opportunity to bring in a collection of great catches!

You’ll spend the day fishing aboard a brand-new 25’ center console, powered by a 250 HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine. It can cater up to 6 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’re a professional fisherman – the crew will gladly share their knowledge with you and do their best to put you on fish.

They offer 4, 6, and 8-hour trips, fishing wrecks and flats in inshore and nearshore waters, as well as up to 9 miles offshore. You’ll get the chance to use a variety of techniques, from light and heavy tackle to bottom and drift fishing, as well as spinning, trolling, and jigging.

Your main target species for the day are Redfish, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, King Mackerel, Flounder, Amberjack, Mangrove, Red, and Vermilion Snapper, and Mahi Mahi.

Your trip with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters includes your fishing licenses, rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. The crew will also offer to clean and fillet your catch so you can go home and enjoy a delicious meal with your family. You’ill also be provided with drinks, so feel free to bring your own snacks if you’d like.

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters’ goal is to exceed expectations and build lasting relationships with their clients. If you’re itching for an adventure, join their expert crew in Orange Beach and get ready to create lasting memories in the Gulf!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $550
    Get ready to fish the inshore waters of Gulf Shores and its surrounding area. Your main target species for the morning are Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. Fishing license, tackle, and bait are included in the price.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $550
    This trip will see you fishing the inshore waters of Pensacola for a variety of species, such as Redfish, Red Snapper, Flounder, and many more. Drinks are included, but you are welcome to bring along your own snacks. All rods and reels are included in the price, as well as the fishing license for the day.
  • Private trip
    November Bull Redfish
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - Dec 31
    $600
    November Bull Redfish. It's like nothing you've ever done! Once you experience these large schools of Bull Reds busting on the surface you will be hooked for life. Thrilling and intense excitement. Get in on the action.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $650
    This trip will see you fishing the inshore waters of Pensacola for a variety of species, such as Redfish, Red Snapper, Flounder, and many more. Drinks are included, but you are welcome to bring along your own snacks. All rods and reels are included in the price, as well as the fishing license for the day.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip Offshore
    Just booked! Last booked: 2 minutes ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $800
    Get ready to fish the Gulf of Mexico for Amberjack, Cobia (in season), Snapper, King and Spanish Mackerel, and many more. Tackle, bait, and licenses are included in the price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $950
    Get ready to fish the Gulf of Mexico for Amberjack, Cobia (in season), Snapper, King and Spanish Mackerel, and many more. Tackle, bait, and licenses are included in the price.
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FAQs about Emerald “C” Fishing Charters

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - November Bull Redfish (6 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip Offshore (5 hours)
  • $950 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip Offshore (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor Minn Kota i-Pilot

Trips booked with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (1 hour of free fish cleaning )
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Up to 9 miles )
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

About the Captain

Craig Williams
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
7 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
546 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2016
Over the last 20 years, Captain Craig has fished the waters of Pensacola, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, as well as Destin, Indian Pass, St. Joe’s Bay, Amelia Island, and Key West. Craig’s long love for the water and the smell of salt in the air has made him fulfil his lifelong dream of guiding. After 25 years in retail management, he decided to start his own charter company. Craig is passionate about making every adventure a great experience for all of his guests. He especially enjoys putting his younger clients on their first fish and seeing the smile on their faces. Captain Craig’s goal is to "Live life to the fullest every day".

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Sportsman (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha 4-Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Up to 9 miles
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Minn Kota i-Pilot

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
1 hour of free fish cleaning
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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 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 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Recent Fishing Reports

Amberjack Mania
Amberjack Mania
May 16, 2023
We are having great trips this week. Fabulous weather. The bite is great amberjacks everwhere red and vermillion snapper trigger fish. Its hot ? right now!!!
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 357 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Wonderful trip
Wonderful trip
May 11th, great day
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
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Rex R.
Schriever, LA
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5.0 / 5
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Good day fishing!

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Inshore on May 31, 2023
We had a great time on the water with captain Craig! He changed our plans from inshore to near shore, because he knew the chances...
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Corey D.
Beebe, AR
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4 hour inshore

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip Offshore on May 24, 2023
We weren’t able to do the offshore trip due to the weather. However, captain Craig made the accommodation possible to do...
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James S.
Denver, CO
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip Offshore on July 26, 2022
Captain Craig was on time and very knowledgeable about the area. We spent very little time without a fish on. Cpt. Craig was...
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Jason K.
United States
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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May 11th, great day

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Inshore on May 11, 2023
Inshore 4 hours, non stop catching fish and the kids had a great time. We had decent wind 12mph and Captain was still able...
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Jason H.
Crossville, TN
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Morning fishing trip to Pensacola.

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM) on April 6, 2023
Captain Craig made sure we had an awesome fishing adventure. He was very professional yet extremely friendly and approachable....
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