Southern Bend Offshore Charters –Miss Ginger

Southern Bend Offshore Charters operates out of Orange Beach, AL, offering high-action adventures to the best offshore and reef fishing grounds. The rich area waters will allow you to target a range of species, allowing you to customize your trip to best suit your wishes and the skill level of your group.

You will be fishing aboard the flagship of the Southern Bend fleet the “Miss Ginger”. It’s a 30’ Island Hopper sportfishing boat with plenty of room aboard for 6 anglers. She features a comfortable, air-conditioned interior and a head for extra convenience on longer trips. The vessel also boasts a large flybridge where you can relax and enjoy the stunning views on your way to and from the fishing grounds.

Orange Beach is widely recognized as possibly the best fishing location in the whole of the Alabama Gulf Coast. It enjoys great fishing from a few inches of water in its remote backcountry and unbeatable access to the very heart of the Gulf of Mexico. Here, you’ll be able to choose from a list of targets including Snapper, Grouper, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish and more.

You will be provided with nothing but the best fishing equipment, with a choice of light and heavy tackle, and live bait or lures. Depending on your target species you can spend the day spinning, jigging, trolling, or bottom fishing. Captain Landon’s skilled first mate will bend over backwards to give you an unforgettable time on board, heading home at the end of the day with aching arms and awesome fish!

So block out a day in the captain’s calendar, get your group together and join Southern Bend Offshore Charters for and adventure you won’t forget!



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  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,200
    price breakdown
    $2,200
    Spend the entire day on the water, heading way out into the gulf in search of big game pelagic species such as Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, and even Marlin, or else hitting the reefs and wrecks for Snapper. Grouper, Amberjacks, and a wide range of other delicious reef and bottom species.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,400
    price breakdown
    $1,400
    Join this full day charter and enjoy the full potential of this rich fishery! You'll have enough time to split your time between different fishing grounds or stay committed to a single target until you land the fish of your dreams. The popular targets on this trip are Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Amberjack, and others.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,100
    price breakdown
    $1,100
    This versatile trip will give you the opportunity to choose from a wide array of targets and pick the type of fishing you'd like. Spend these 6 hours offshore, bottom fishing around the wrecks and reefs for Snapper, Grouper and Amberjack, or trolling for Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish, and more.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $1,100
    price breakdown
    $1,100
    If you'd like to target a specific species when you visit Orange Beach, you're going to want to give yourself a couple of extra hours at your favorite spot of the day. This will give you a better chance to land the catch worth bragging about. The available targets include Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, and others!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    Cover many of the richest local spots on this trip as you troll these productive waters for local favorites such as Spanish Mackerel, Vermilion Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, and others. It's a great trip for anglers new to the sport and seasoned anglers alike. The captain will provide you with all the assistance you need to make the trip a memorable one.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    Join captain Landon Bell on this great introductory trip around some of the richest fishing spots around. Even on this short trip, you'll still have access to a great list of targets including some popular species such as Spanish Mackerel, Gray Triggerfish, Vermilion Snapper, and others.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Cobia
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Apr 30
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Anglers coming to Orange Beach with the goal of battling these tough brutes will find this trip to be ideal for them. This 5 hour excursion will see you sight fishing for big Cobia and perfecting your casting accuracy. The captain will take you to some proven productive spots so be ready for a battle!
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About the Captain

Landon Bell
Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
18 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2016
Captain Landon is a friendly and experienced guide and captain who has been fishing these waters for many years. He welcomes both novice and experienced anglers and is committed to providing each guest with as much assistance as necessary to enjoy the trip to the fullest. He takes pride in offering first-class service, and will always go the extra mile to make every trip special.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)

Grouper (Scamp) Grouper (Scamp)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Island Hopper (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2010. Powered by a 330HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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 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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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Half day w\/Capt Buddy
4 hr Trolling with Capt. Buddy
4 hr Trolling with Capt. Buddy
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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VERIFIED   July 17, 2020
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Ray J.
Baton Rouge, LA
 5.00
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Half day w/Capt Buddy

VERIFIED   June 17, 2020
Awesome experience with two families (4 kids total).  Landed a beautiful 63lb Wahoo and limited on Snapper.  Coltan...
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Tim L.
Brentwood, TN
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4 hr Trolling with Capt. Buddy

VERIFIED   May 22, 2020
Went out with Capt. Buddy and had a great time trolling.
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Jason F.
Madison, MS
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   June 6, 2019
We went out with captain buddy on Miss Ginger and had a blast we caught some beautiful red snapper and he put us on some studs...
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Red Oak, IA
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4 hour trip with Buddy and JT

VERIFIED   July 9, 2018
This was our first time charter fishing and we couldn’t have had a better time! JT and Buddy were very welcoming and went...
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