Captain
Joseph Nash

Member since May 2015 Orange Beach, United States
Background
I started commercial fishing the bays at the age of 12, and have since worked on the water, running all types of vessels. I have been in the charter fishing business full-time since 1987, and I have been USCG licensed since 1982. I have fished over 4,000 paid charters and still love to see people catch fish! Our crew takes pride in our boat, customers, and catch. I would like to have the opportunity to take you and your family, or a group of friends, fishing!
Techniques
I use whatever will work, we do allot of bottom fishing and near shore trolling

Hey, I'm Captain Joseph Nash

Orange Beach, United States
Background
I started commercial fishing the bays at the age of 12, and have since worked on the water, running all types of vessels. I have been in the charter fishing business full-time since 1987, and I have been USCG licensed since 1982. I have fished over 4,000 paid charters and still love to see people catch fish! Our crew takes pride in our boat, customers, and catch. I would like to have the opportunity to take you and your family, or a group of friends, fishing!
Techniques
I use whatever will work, we do allot of bottom fishing and near shore trolling

My Charter Listings

Cool Change Charters

71 reviews
Orange Beach
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trips from $800

Cool Change Inshore Fishing

3 reviews
Orange Beach
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trips from $400

Fishing Reports

Inshore fishing

July 11, 2020

Lots of action if you have some kids wanting to catch. The bluefish are everywhere, some spanish mackerel at the nearshore reefs, we actually caught a nice mahi mahi today, not normal on an inshore trip but we will… Read Full Report →


RED SNAPPER OPEN TILL AUG 1ST

June 21, 2020

Red snapper season for charter vessels with a federal permit is open from June 1 2020 thru August 1,2020 7 days a week. What you hear on the news does not affect the Charter for hire sector. Lets go… Read Full Report →


Spring Fishing!

March 16, 2020

Had a few teips last few days ,the triggerfish bit good along with allot of red snapper released Another trip the vermillion snapper bit very good, the kids had a blast. Let go get somw fresh grogroceries and have… Read Full Report →


Shepshead spawn is on!

March 14, 2020

Caught and released allot of nice sheapshead, light tackle fishing is fun for all. Lets go catching. Read Full Report →


Inshore Trip Pompano

March 01, 2020

The fishing this past week has been tough due to high winds, cold weather and muddy water, saturday was a chaning point and we still had high winds but the water was clearer and some fish decided to bite.… Read Full Report →


Have Red snapper trips available

May 21, 2019

Have a few openings first few weeks of Red Snapper Season, June1 thru Aug 1 2019 is Red Snapper season 61 Consecutive days for Charter Boats with Federal permits. Make your arrangements for a great day on the water. Read Full Report →


Inshore Afternoon trip

March 11, 2019

The inshore fishing past week has been slow, sunday afternoon the activity in the pass was nill, so we went back in the bay to find some trout activity and found some willing to bite. USing live shrimp for… Read Full Report →


Sheephead are biting!

February 28, 2019

The Sheephead have sterted their spring run and the inshore fishing has started to get goodwith a few trout, pompano, redfish in the mix. We take whats biting and have some fun. Read Full Report →


Spring Fishing is Hot!

February 23, 2019

Had a few trips last week did very well on vermillion ,white snapper, almaco jacks. March 1 Triggerfish opens we released many keepers last week, they are good fighters and very tasty. Time to get out fishing. Read Full Report →


Fall FiFishing is Hot!

October 08, 2018

The King mackerel and spanish mackerel have been biting good for the trolling, bottom fishing has produced vermillion snapper, black snapper, amberjacks, white snapper and barracuda. Read Full Report →


Triggerfish Closed Aug 17th

August 10, 2018

Come catch some fine eating fish, Triggerfish open thru Thursday August 16th Book now. Read Full Report →


Triggerfish, Vermillion,Amberjacks

August 08, 2018

The fishing has been good, bottom fishing for vermillion snapper and triggerfish have produced well on the 6hr and up trips. Amberjacks have been good on the longer 10 and 12hr trips as well The 4hr trolling has been… Read Full Report →


Red Snaper fishing Orange Beach Al.

June 15, 2018

The Red Snapper fishing has been very good, our most popular trip is the 6hr morning and afternoon bite has been good.we also have been catching a king mackerel or 2 . Longer all day trips have produced allot… Read Full Report →


Triggerfish are in season book March 201

March 09, 2018

Triggerfish, beliners, white snapper have been biting good. All very tasty too! Get your group together and let's go fishing. Trolling for spanish mackerel has also kicked off early this year, great family fun. Read Full Report →


Inshore Action is hot!

March 09, 2018

Inshore fishing is comming in early and Hot!, Sheephead are on spawn and readily available, spanish mackerel, pompano and speckled trout are also biting good..Get your fishing trip lined up. Contact us today! Read Full Report →


Bottom fishing has been Hot!

March 23, 2017

Great fish bite on the keeper vermillion snappers, also had some lane snapper, despite the rougher sea conditions and higher winds. The keeper amberjacks were not to be found bit we did catch some bigger red snapper that we… Read Full Report →


Inshore bite is on!

March 19, 2017

Off to a late start on Sunday we had beautiful weather and the fish bite was on the whole 4hrs . The sheepshead are in full spawn mode and are schooled up, so we keep some and release the… Read Full Report →


Back Bay Inshore Fishing

February 19, 2017

Fishing was good for sheepshead in the pass area , we went back in the bay for some redfish action and caught a few keepers and lost a few. The fishing is starting to get hot with the sheephead… Read Full Report →


Great days of fishing

May 06, 2016

Had a repeat customer on board for an all day trip, we caught plenty of triggerfish some nice bull mingos, white snapper and some scamp. We released a few nice grouper and snapper, amberjack were all to short but… Read Full Report →


Spring fishing

March 30, 2016

Last few days have been some great fishing, weather was good and the people were great. Read Full Report →


March 2016

March 04, 2016

March is our starting time for fishing , the trips we have run so far have been loaded with big Triggerfish, some white snapper, small jacks and some scamp. The triggerfish are in season NOW and will most likely… Read Full Report →


Inshore fishing March 2016

March 02, 2016

March is a great month for Inshore fishing, the Sheepshead are here till first week or so of April it is their spawning time. Pompano and redfish are here and there as well. The Spanish mackerel make their first… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.69
out of 5 stars from 74 reviews
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Experience
3\/4 day trip
AM trip with Captain Joe
AM trip with Captain Joe
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Jeremiah B.
Lafayette, LA
 5.00
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June fishing trip with the family

VERIFIED   NEW  June 16, 2020
I just want to say that we had a blast! Our deckhand was very good with the kids on the boat. Sorry I can’t remember...
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Ken B.
Winder, GA
 5.00
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Great Family Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 1, 2020
We all had a great time fishing with captain Bryan and first mate Sam. Most of our group had never been deep sea fishing before....
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Shane G.
Loxley, Alabama
 5.00
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AM trip with Captain Joe

VERIFIED   NEW  July 12, 2020
My family had a great time.  Captain Joe was awesome with our kids and we caught fish from start to finish!!  When...
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Montral F.
Marion, LA
 5.00
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 12, 2020
The bite was slow but had a great time. I would definitely recommend this charter. Very knowledgeable captain and deckhand.
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Cherie P.
Lawrenceville, GA
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Half day trip on Cool Change

VERIFIED   May 27, 2020
We caught several fish, lost a couple, and threw a couple back due to size. It was a very pleasant 4 hours and then Sam cleaned...
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