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Fishing in Fort Morgan

Orange Beach Deep-sea fishing can get all the headlines, but it can also get all the traffic. Travelers can escape the crowds by heading east of Dauphin Island to Fort Morgan. Where you can enjoy Pelican Bay or head out with your captain into the Gulf Coast.
  • Known For

    Known as one of the top fishing spots in Alabama, this destination is located just west of the famous Gulf Shores.

    A full day fishing Fort, Morgan, Alabama, for Bull Reds can make anyone hungry. Luckily, it's home to the delicious waterfront restaurant Tacky Jacks. Here you can enjoy great food and magnificent views. Finally, head over to the pet-friendly historical civil war fort with your dog. Who knows? He might just bring you back a cannonball.

  • Fishing Licenses and Regulations

    • Anglers 16 years and older will need a saltwater fishing license, this includes flounder gigging, cast netting, and recreational crab traps.
    • A seven-day license is available for residents and non-residents, but an annual permit can also be purchased. All fishing licenses can be purchased online or at a sporting goods store in the area.

    For more information, you can check online with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

  • Types of Fishing

    Coastline areas offer many methods of catching fish. A local favorite is the Dixey Bar. This fishing gem is located on the northwest tip of the peninsula, with the Mobile Bay at your back. Here you can fish for some monster Red Snappers. Heres some advice: Head out in the morning and cast during the last few hours of tide.

  • Best Season to Fish

    The best time to book a Fort Morgan, Alabama fishing charter depends on how far you want to travel from shore. Another factor is the weather, so your captain may recommend a small change of plans for a better trip out.

    • For those looking for an offshore fishing trip, you can't go wrong with Amberjack during any time of the year. These fish along with Kingfish and Mahi-Mahi are at their peak in the summer months.
    • If you want to enjoy inshore fishing Fort Morgan, AL, then the best season to cast a line is late Spring. During May, for example, Black Drum, Crevalle Jack, Bluefish, Flounder, and Sheepshead are all biting.
    • Nearshore fishing typically means you'll be fishing about 10 to 20 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Depart on one of the many Fort Morgan fishing charters anytime during August for King Mackerel, Pompano, or Spanish Mackerel.
FAQ’s ABOUT FISHING IN FORT MORGAN

Does Orange Beach have a pier?

With about 2,448 feet of room for anglers to stand on the pier, the Gulf State Park Pier is a great option for anglers to dream of their next trip out with a fishing charter and still catch some great fish.

How do you catch flounder in the Gulf?

What size hooks for flounder?

Are red drum bottom feeders?

How much does a Fort Morgan fishing guide service cost?