Captain
Frankie Bowen

Member since April 2017 Orange Beach, United States
Background
I have fished in the Gulf of Mexico since I was a child. I first saw all the fish people were catching in the gulf at the dock and was absolutely hooked. I've taken approximately 4,000 paying charters out in the Gulf for hire over the years. I enjoy teaching people to fish and watching them have a fabulous time catching them.
Techniques
I have several styles of fishing. When I bottom fish we use the proper tackle necessary to get the fish for our customers. Sometimes this requires light tackle to get a bite but sometimes we have to bring out the big gear to get the fish in the boat. These fish are masters at breaking your line off on structure near the bottom. I like to troll as well, Catching King Mackerel,Mahi, Blue Fish and more. Trolling can be a lot of fun!

Hey, I'm Captain Frankie Bowen

Orange Beach, United States
Background
I have fished in the Gulf of Mexico since I was a child. I first saw all the fish people were catching in the gulf at the dock and was absolutely hooked. I've taken approximately 4,000 paying charters out in the Gulf for hire over the years. I enjoy teaching people to fish and watching them have a fabulous time catching them.
Techniques
I have several styles of fishing. When I bottom fish we use the proper tackle necessary to get the fish for our customers. Sometimes this requires light tackle to get a bite but sometimes we have to bring out the big gear to get the fish in the boat. These fish are masters at breaking your line off on structure near the bottom. I like to troll as well, Catching King Mackerel,Mahi, Blue Fish and more. Trolling can be a lot of fun!
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Fishin Magician Charters

139 reviews
Orange Beach
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Fishing Reports

King Mackerel and Trigger Fish

September 05, 2020

Fun 5 hour fishing trip this morning. Fish are biting Read Full Report →



Last chance to catch red snapper 2019

September 18, 2019

Last days of snapper season are October 4,5,6. Lets go Fishin Read Full Report →


Red Hot fishing today

June 27, 2019

The big snapper are biting! Lets go get em... Read Full Report →


HOT RED SNAPPER FISHING

June 15, 2019

The bite is on! Lets Go Fishing! Read Full Report →


Catching Big Red Snapper, King Mack

July 01, 2018

Some unbelievable fishing this week aboard the fishin magician!! Read Full Report →


Fish are Biting!!

May 16, 2018

Bottom fish like red snapper and triggerfish are biting. Catching plenty of trolling fish to like king and Spanish mackerel. Red snapper season opens June 1sr in Orange Beach Alabama. Some days are closed. All fridays,sat and Sunday’s are… Read Full Report →


Fishin Magician can keep Red Snapper!

August 02, 2017

We are one of the few boats that can catch and keep Red Snapper on Fridays, Sat and Sundays due to our state permits until sept 4th. Most other boats snapper season closed July 19th for the year. Lets… Read Full Report →


We can keep red snapper fr,sa @sunday

July 27, 2017

We can keep red snapper Fridays ,Saturdays and Sundays until Sept 4th 2017 with our state permits. Most other boats snapper season closed on july 19th. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.73
out of 5 stars from 139 reviews
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Great 8 hour trip with Captain Frankie & Bryant!
Awesome Half Day!!
Awesome Half Day!!
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Cindy S.
New Orleans, LA
 5.00
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Captain Frankie and Kelly are AWESOME

VERIFIED   July 11, 2020
We went on a 5hr fishing trip with Captain Frankie and his deckhand Kelly. From the start, they’ve been really nice and...
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   June 29, 2020
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   June 18, 2020
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David T.
Winder, GA
 5.00
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5 hr fishing trip with Captain Frankie Bowen

VERIFIED   June 16, 2020
Booked a 5 hr charter fishing trip with Capt. Frankie Bowen and crew member Garrett on the Fishing Magician in June for Snapper....
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Jeremy K.
Rockwall, TX
 5.00
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5 hour AM bottom/trolling trip

VERIFIED   June 30, 2020
Can’t say enough about Captain Frankie and deckhand Garrett! We had a blast with these guys! Caught a little of everything...
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