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.

Red snapper season for private anglers will open Friday, May 22, 2020.

Details may be found on the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources website.

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