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Getaway Charters

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27844 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4009
+1 251-752-0235
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Best all around fishing experience in OBA

We started by contacting getaway charters to go fishing but didn't know what type of trip that we... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Virginia G
Nashville, United States
via mobile
First time and with the kids!!!

I highly recommend Captain Don and his crew. I had an eleven and thirteen year old. It was the... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
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Getaway Charters offers fun & fishing for your family, friends or clients. Come enjoy the beautiful Gulf of Mexico waters off the Alabama Gulf Coast. Half day and full day fishing charters are offered with your choice from a 36' Hatteras or a 46' Hatteras Sportfishing Yacht. Comfortable seating with cool a/c. We fish year round.
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Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
27844 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4009
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We started by contacting getaway charters to go fishing but didn't know what type of trip that we wanted. They worked with us to decide how long of a trip that we needed based on what we wanted to catch! We were greeted on the...More

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend Captain Don and his crew. I had an eleven and thirteen year old. It was the first time deep sea fishing for all of us. This crew was fantastic. They made it all easy. We had a blast and caught some Spanish...More

Thank sschandler
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Just finished fishing on a 10-hour charter with GetAway Charters and had a blast. These guys were a class act never once getting frustrated or using bad language. They were incredibly patient and helped us land several fish including ones we could keep and those...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Had a great time and shared so many pictures on my Facebook page already we feel like superstars!. Josh was our deckhand and busted his butt all day to get us on the fish and we caught a ton. We were 2 adults and 3...More

Thank jeromem941
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

3 guys from the church and I went out on a 6 hour with Thad the deck hand and Captain Brian. The trip started out pretty nice and we caught some keepers but then the weather changed and the water got super choppy which made...More

Thank SLhardiman
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had so much fun on our 4-hour trip! Thad and Brian were wonderful, knowledgeable, professional, and fun! They kept the trip interesting and we caught a ton of Spanish Mackerel to keep! I would highly recommend this operation, they were great and we will...More

Thank Ltmartin
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is our family's 2nd time on The Getaway with Thad. Thad & Cap'n Bryan were amazing & we had a great day reeling in the fish! We hope to do it again next summer! Thanks for a great time- a definite highlight of our...More

Thank tjs_housedivided
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had a charter set up on the Getaway but when we tried to go out we ended up coming back because it was too rough. The Captain and Mate were great, really nice guys who knew their stuff. The mate checked the forecast for...More

Thank Ravenito
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

On Aug 2nd my family and I experienced off shore fishing for the first time. First I want to express my appreciation for Josh the deckhand as well as Captain Ruben. These guys are the bomb. They are very accommodating and tried their best to...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Ruben & Thad were a pleasure to spend the day with! We weren't too interested in any trophy fish, we had our 11 yr daughter and my husband's parents with us and just wanted a day of catching fish and that's what we got! Ruben...More

Thank CassidyHill
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Questions & Answers
Michael B
11 July 2017|
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Response from CaptainDonM | Property representative |
Fishing in August is usually very good. You may troll for kings and Spanish mackerel or bottom fish for snapper. We only do private charters. See more info at our website.
Michael B
11 July 2017|
Response from CaptainDonM | Property representative |
Great questions you have asked. Fishing in August is good. On a 4 hr trip we troll for bonita, kings and Spanish mackerel. Wecan keep the kings and Spanish mackerel. On a 5 hr trip we can troll for the fish just mentioned... More
Janice R
5 February 2017|
Response from CaptainDonM | Property representative |
June is a great time to fish. Red snapper season will be open. A 6 hour charter is all you need. More info at Getaway Charters website.