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Distraction Charters

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27075 Marina Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3557
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Extremely family friendly and educational!

I came with my 8 year old brother, dad, and husband. Right off the bat Troy, the captain, was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hayley W
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Great day of family fun

We celebrated the 11th birthday of my twin grandsons with Distraction Charters in the Gulf of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
phillipb125
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Lebanon, Tennessee
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Distraction Charters the first offshore saltwater guide service that specializes in first time, family friendly deep sea fishing charters. All trips are Private, which means your family or group are the only ones on the boat. We can carry a maximum of 6 passengers per trip. We have a professional crew and the owner is your captain and is on every trip to ensure you get the best fishing experience. We offer "G" Rated Atmosphere for the entire family. We specialize in 6 hour bottom fishing and trolling trips. We have well maintained and New Light Tackle Fishing Gear. We promote keep what you need, not what you can. Our 41' Hatteras Sportfishing Yacht is well maintained, safe, clean, air conditioned and comfortable. We have a private restroom and a cabin to get out of the heat. We don't fish in unsafe seas.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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27075 Marina Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3557
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came with my 8 year old brother, dad, and husband. Right off the bat Troy, the captain, was very welcoming and a lot of fun to be around. He let my brother drive the boat and entertained us the whole 1 1/2 hours to...More

Thank Hayley W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We celebrated the 11th birthday of my twin grandsons with Distraction Charters in the Gulf of Mexico. Great fun for the boys and the adults. Brought home our limit in Red Snapper but exceeded our expectations for fun and memories. Troy and Corey create the...More

Thank phillipb125
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an awesome time deep sea fishing today with Captain Troy of Distraction Charters in Orange Beach, AL!!! Caught lots of Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Bonita, Trigger Fish & a large Amberjack! This is our second time to go out with Captain Troy & he...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love fishing with Captain Troy, this year was no different! From the fab safety briefing to catching trigger fish, cobia, mackerel and our share of red snappers! Everything was wonderful! Corey was a great too, he did everything from baiting the hooks, helping get...More

Thank Kerry H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out red snapper fishing, was our first time in Orange Beach. I've been on dozens of charters on the East Coast so was excited to take my three teenagers out to experience an offshore trip. Troy was one of the best captains I've...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our families second trip with Cap'n Troy and Corey. We wish we could go every month. They served us up another exciting excursion that was well worth repeating. Troy put us on the fish, and we even had time to hook, fight, and...More

Thank Todd L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 4 went out on a 6 hour trip and had an amazing time! The boat was very clean, the fishing poles and tackle were clean and in great condition as well. Distraction Charters is a family owned operation, and made every effort...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot day enough about Captain Troy and Corey. Our family of six- kids ranging from 9-17 just had the most amazing experience. The weather was rainy and stormy as we prepared to leave the dock. Captain Troy reviewed likely weather with us, made me...More

1  Thank Jennifer R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Troy has taken my family fishing for the past 3 years and runs a great family oriented boat. He is there for any questions you may have, he also has a super deck hand (Corey) which is there to help and keep you ready...More

Thank Wayne E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On June 1, 2018, my family had a fabulous time with Captain Troy and his deckhand Corey as we fished with Distraction Charters! It was opening day of Red Snapper Season and we all were beyond excited to see what the afternoon had in store!!!...More

Thank smccarroll
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gwenyoung
January 26, 2017|
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Response from Jay T | Reviewed this property |
They only do 6 hour trips and the price is the same for up to 6 people. Around $1200. Very reasonable compared to the other charter boats. A GREAT deal considering the service you get!!
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ethba
May 28, 2015|
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How old do children need to be to go on a charter?
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