White marlin fishing off Orange Beach Alabama

2009-09-29 17:41:42
Orange Beach, Alabama - Saltwater Fishing Report
Alabama Gulf Coast , Gulf Shores , Orange Beach

White marlin, mahi mahi, wahoo... We finally have some pretty blue water and the offshore trolling bite is beginning to come alive. We were on the water within days after I heard of the first offshore action. We landed a nice mahi mahi and nice white marlin. We also lost a couple of fish which could have been another marlin and a wahoo. Now is the time to come and try to catch you a marlin. The amberjack action is also good on the full day charters. If you are looking for some tasty fish to take home then we can fish for vermillion snapper, white snapper, triggerfish, scamp and much more. We are still enjoying some catch & release red snapper action on light tackle on our 6 hour charters. We can also catch some vermillion snapper for fish to take home. The 4 hour trips are producing some nice king mackerel and Spanish mackerel. This is a great time to fish as the weather is nice with lower humidity and a great bite.

Captain Don McPherson


Fish Species: white marlin, mahi mahi, wahoo, amberjack, scamp grouper, king mackerel
Bait Used: live bait, cut bait, ballyhoo, skirted lures
Tackle Used: Penn 30wide, 50 wide, Shimano Tekota 600, 800
Method Used: trolling, bottomfishing
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Water Temperature: 82
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Wind Speed:
Nice white marlin caught Aug 2009
Nice white marlin caught Aug 2009

Don McPherson

About The Author: Captain Don McPherson

Company: Getaway Charters

Area Reporting: Orange Beach Alabama

Bio: I have been fishing a lifetime and now own Getaway Charters in Orange Beach, Al and part owner of Big Eye Charters in Quepos, Costa Rica. Whatever type of fishing you are looking for, you will find it with us.

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