Perdido Pass Orange Beach AL at sunrise

What's The Catch?

Fishing is a year round sport along the shores of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.  Here's a list of what's biting and what's in season.

Three additional days have been added to red snapper season for private anglers. They are Friday, October 4th to Sunday, October 6th. 

Any Day Spent Fishing is a Good Day!

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

 
  Species   Best time to catch   Inshore   Nearshore   Offshore
Amberjack, Greater Year-round: Peak: May - mid September    

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Bluefish March - November X X  
Cobia (Ling) March - October: Peak: April   X  
Croaker, Atlantic April - October X    
Crevalle Jack May to November X    
Dolphinfish (Dolphin, Dorado, Mahi-Mahi) June - October: Peak: June     X
Black Drum March - October: Peak: My - June X    
Red Drum (Bull Redfish) Year-round X    
Flounder ( Gulf, Southern) April - October X X  
Groupers (black,gag,red,scamp,yellowfin) Year-round     X
Kingfish, Gulf and Southern May - September X   X
King Mackerel April - October: Peak August - mid September   X X
Spanish Mackerel March - September: Peak: July - August X X  
Pompano March - October: Peak: July - August   X  
Sailfish, Atlantic May - October: Peak: July - August     X
Seatrout, Sand and Silver May - November: Peak: June - July X    
Sharks March - November    X X
Sheepshead Year-round: Peak: March X    
Snapper, Red Seasonal (changes year to year)   X X