Emerald “C” Fishing Charters

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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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $700
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    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
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    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
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $550
    up to 3 persons
    + $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
    November Bull Redfish
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Nov - 15 Dec
    $550
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Come aboard emeraldcfishingcharters during the month of November and you won't forget it. Don't miss the opportunity to catch these monster bull reds while they are spawning in giant schools. It's an amazing experience!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip AM- Inshore
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    up to 3 persons
    + $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
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $400
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip will see you fishing the inshore waters of Pensacola and the surrounding area for a variety of species, such as Redfish, Red snapper, sharks , Flounder, and many more.
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About the Captain

Craig Williams
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
Angler's Choice
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
262 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2016
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".

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Triggerfish (Gray) 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
Deep Sea 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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.89
out of 5 stars from 180 reviews
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Experience
September fishing trip
Highly Recommend! Lots of fun!
Highly Recommend! Lots of fun!
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Angler Rating
169
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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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Matthew C.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
 5.00
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Offshore trip with Captain Craig

VERIFIED   July 9, 2019
This was the best possible experience we could’ve had.  Took a trip going after Snapper with my father in law and...
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Jeremy D.
Brevard, NC
 5.00
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4 hr trip am

VERIFIED   NEW  October 8, 2019
Originally booked a 6hr charter, the captain suggested we bump it down to a 4 hr charter. We were a little disappointed but...
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Chester H.
Tylertown, MS
 5.00
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5 hour trip with Captain Craig Williams

VERIFIED   June 11, 2019
Captain Craig worked with us to keep us on the fish. Mother Nature had given us a northern front the night before that would...
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Nathanael M.
Pinson, Alabama
 5.00
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Bad Weather, Great Fishing

VERIFIED   March 16, 2019
To give some background, me and the majority of the guys I went with had never been deep sea fishing before, but we do a lot...
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Robert L.
United States
 5.00
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Offshore 6 hour trip with Craig

VERIFIED   July 19, 2019
Great experience! On time, had all supplies and bait, nice guy, and we caught several different kinds of fish! We really enjoyed...
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