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Sat - Jun 28 2014
Which trip is right for me when I vacation in Orange Beach or Gulf Shores
That is a pretty good question that is often asked to me when talking to customers about a vacation fishing trip. The most popular trip is the the 6 hour that incorporates some bottom fishing and some trolling on the way out to the fishing grounds and back in. We see kids if all ages […]

Sun - Jun 08 2014
Need more information about deep sea fishing trips?
As everyone knows social media has taken over all forms of business with regards to advertising. We have tried to keep up with this movement and have begun using Facebook for our daily fishing reports. We also make attempts to update our Twitter and Instagram pages as well, but I must admit I’m a little […]

Fri - May 23 2014
So why are some fisheries closed this year that were open last year?
Well this about the best description of what we are up against in the fishing industry right now. None of this precludes us from going fishing and having fun, it jay keeps us from harvesting certain species in normally open times if the year. 2014 Gulf of Mexico Recreational Fishing Closures and Accountability Measures Why […]

Fri - May 23 2014
Red snapper season announced for 2014 (part 2)
Late last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced the 2014 federal red snapper season would open June 1st and close at midnight June 9th. This closure is very unfortunate for some anglers but it is good for other people who may not have been able book a charter due to the snapper season being […]

Fri - May 02 2014
Triggerfish season closed on May 1, 2014 for the rest of the year
Well unfortunately, triggerfish season will close for the remainder of the year. I really think that was going to happen this year, however with the recent lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service mandating that we used the new MRIP landings survey as the best available science, I guess it we will be applied to […]

Sat - Apr 19 2014
Red snapper fishing 2014 season
Well as some of you know the current Red Snapper issue has been coming for a long time as many of us have talked about it at length. I am very humbled by all of you guys that have told me that you are coming fishing regardless of what we can keep, we just want […]

Fri - Apr 18 2014
Fishing Report For January 20th, 2014
The latest report for the charterboat intimidator is that we are off of drydocking back in the water. Well we have completed the underwater and exterior work on the boat. We’re getting ready to start tackling some of the stuff on the inside of the boat such as updating the TV stereo and entertainment center […]

Mon - Mar 24 2014
Orange Beach, Alabama kicks off it’s spring break fishing season
The 2014 fishing season is finally here. Our season usually always begins with the spring break crowd as they dig their way out of the snow to find their way to the beautiful beaches to enjoy some milder temperatures and of course some great fishing. What has been the coldest longest winter I have seen […]

Thu - Jan 23 2014
New info on the age of Great White Sharks
This is some pretty cool new info from NOAA about the age of Great White Sharks. I would have never thought that they would have lived that long. I don't think that I have ever seen but just one in my career we were south of Orange Beach about 100 miles when it swam under the boat while we on a two-day trip catching tunas. ~ by Capt Johnny Greene

Fri - Jan 03 2014
News and updates for January 2014
Well it’s that time of year again where we have to start doing the major work to the boat. Now is when we stop fishing to take the boat out of the water and clean and repair the bottom. This year we will be going over to Barbers Marina which is very nice sprawling facility […]

Welcome to Intimidator Deep Sea Fishing Inc.

Article: Deep Sea Fishing for the first time in Orange Beach Alabama with Brian Wood


Welcome aboard!

Intimidator Deep Sea Fishing Charter boat logoIntimidator Charters is the premiere sport fishing service located in Orange Beach, Alabama. Since 1996, we have logged hundreds of trips per year while providing action packed deep sea adventures for thousands of satisfied anglers. We welcome the opportunity to serve you and start new friendships and rekindle old ones. We hope that you will join us for an offshore fishing trip that will be the highlight of your vacation, corporate event, family reunion, or friendly get-together. If you are looking for a good time and want to catch some fish, then you have found the right place.

Owner and Operator Capt. Johnny Greene is your host and will be with you every step of the way by assisting you in choosing and then booking a customized fishing trip that meets your needs and exceeds your expectations. We know deep sea fishing is a considerable investment, but so are the rewards. That is why we offer trips for every group and every budget. No matter which trip you choose, we promise to work hard, put you on the fish and satisfy your needs.

Orange Beach Offshore Fishing

Once you settle in the cabin or on the spacious rear deck, you will find our experienced, professional and courteous crew that are kid friendly and have "G-rated" attitudes. They are hard working young men that will do whatever they can to help show you a good time. It doesn't really matter to us if you are a beginner or a seasoned angler, they will take care of your every need.

We are open year round and offer many types of private charters from family outings to full day trips. When you book with us, you and your party will be the only ones on the boat. We do not offer walk on charters or pair individuals up with others.

The Charter Boat and Fishing Tackle

The "Intimidator" is a 65X19 ft Sportfisherman

The Intimidator is a big, comfortable, modern charter boat and has everything you need to catch "The Big One". We are equipped with the latest in marine electronics and we invest in and maintain the best tackle. We provide amenities such as two private bathrooms, air conditioning, an ice machine, a fresh water maker and satellite television so you can keep up with your favorite sporting event. There are 10 individual bunk beds that are divided between 3 semi private state rooms.

We offer hands on fishing school that educates and then demonstrates how to use our fishing tackle. We even do all the cooking and we will feed you well when you choose one of our popular overnight trips. All you really need to do is relax and let us take care of everything.

Deep see fishing by a rig

When it comes to fishing, don't worry about a thing. Our fishing tackle is well maintained, new and is tested well before your arrival. We are prepared, so you don't have to worry while you are reeling in a big one!

What fish will we catch?

There are many species of fish to be caught year-round in the Gulf of Mexico. Springtime is highlighted by cobia, king and Spanish mackerel, amberjack, triggerfish, and a variety of snapper species.

During the summer and into the fall, the focus seems to be more on the short family fishing trips or the longer multi-day fishing trips to the offshore rigs. Big game fishing for yellow fin and black fin tuna, dolphin (mahi-mahi), wahoo, marlin and swordfish are always exciting trips and just plain cool to see.

In the late fall and winter, the emphasis is more on near shore trolling for redfish and mackerel on the short trips. During this time of the year, we have approaching cold fronts that can make the weather a bit fickle, but the action is at its peak. This is also prime time for tuna fishing.

Group of Orange Beach Offshore Fishermen around a BillfishOrange Beach Offshore Fishing - holding a Large Tuna fish

Our Location

We are docked at the prestigious Orange Beach Marina. We are just a few minutes away from some of the best fishing in the entire Alabama Gulf Coast and the Gulf of Mexico. For the avid angler, our marina serves as an outlet for all types of adventures. They offer an upscale, laid back private atmosphere that is not commercialized in any way. The few charter boats moored there are at the marina by invitation only. At our marina, you will mostly see privately owned yachts.

In addition to the distinguished fleet, the marina facility and a specialized dock store, their is one of the finest seafood restaurants in the area named "Fishers". They offer both dock side and fine dining with a causal "kid friendly" atmosphere. After your fishing trip, we encourage you to take your catch and try the "hook and cook". The restaurant chefs will take your catch and prepare it any way you like.

Let's go fishing

Now that you have decided to go deep sea fishing with us, would you please fill out our online information and reservation request and submit it. We will review your request, answer any questions you may have and make booking your trip easy and hassle free. We promise to respond quickly.

Book your Deep Sea Fishing trip on the Intimidator Today!!!

Gulf of Mexico
Fishing Conditions, Updates
And Live Reports

Jul 1, 2014

The Deep Sea Fishing Report for the charter boat Intimidator.

The deep sea fishing has been really good in gulf shores this year. We have had a good variety of things to catch on the 6 hour charters such as vermillion snapper, white snapper, red snapper and triggerfish. But two of my personal favorite fish to catch are the king mackerel and black snapper.

The king mackerel were a little late showing up this year as I would imagine it had a lot to do with the significant amounts of rain that we've battled this spring. Kings are big fish that have to be in excess of 24" to keep and can grow upwards of 50 pounds. We catch these fish while trolling on the way out to the fishing grounds but, one of the funniest ways has to be on the drift lines… which are lines that have a small wire leader and are cast out on the surface while you are bottom fishing. As they drift down they will draw the attention of the mackerel and hopefully a bite. Once hooked these fish will pull a lot of line and make good strong drag screaming runs.

We have some openings left for July so if you're thinking about a trip bring your family now and let them share the experience with you while the seas are calm and the fish are biting!

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Fishing Report by
Capt Johnny Greene
Charter Boat Intimidator

Jun 7, 2013

The Deep Sea Fishing Report for the charter boat Intimidator. Over the past couple of weeks stationing on the Intimidator has been very good. Red snapper season 2013 has been good and we look forward to the last couple of weeks of the season which will be on Friday, June 28.

Gag grouper will open July 1 and will make for lots of fun on the full day trips as we get to participate in a sure enough grouper fishery. Available fish to be caught on a full-day charter are gag grouper, scamp, red grouper, yellow edge grouper and tilefish. You can also keep Vermillion snapper, white snapper and king mackerel.

In August, amberjack will re-open a long with the afore mentioned species above and you will get to do some of the most premier fishing that we have to offer.

July through early December is absolutely my most favorite time of year to fish offshore as the yellowfin and blackfin tuna like a strong showing. This is also a great time of year to catch a dolphin or a marlin as well. During the late summer fall to the early winter time we will average about two overnight trips a week. If you have ever considered a overnight trip this is your opportunity to have a memorable action-packed offshore adventure.

I have been updating almost daily our Facebook page with 20 to 30 photographs per trip as opposed to a full-blown written fishing report. It seems people enjoy the photographs and I struggle for words at different times.

A couple of times a week I also updated my blog with pertinent fishing information and random fishing reports, as the weather will allow. Please be sure to follow along, and please offer me some feedback on the photographs versus fishing reports or any other suggestions that you may have.

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Fishing Report by
Capt Johnny Greene
Charter Boat Intimidator

May 19, 2013

The Deep Sea Fishing Report for the charter boat Intimidator. Fishing over the last month has been really good from big yellowfin tuna to small lure tickling mackerels.

Four hour trolling trips: We have not run any four hours this year due to the absence of any king or spanish mackerel to be caught, with any consistency. However, over the last week the mackerels have showed up and those boats staying near shore have done quite well.

Six-hour half day fishing trips: These trips have consistently been the most popular trip that we run for families looking for a good time. We have had some very good catches this year and fully expect that trend to continue with snapper season starting in just a few weeks.

On the full day fishing charters we have had good luck with some nice triggerfish, Vermillion snapper, and Amber jacks. These trips last week, have really allowed us to showcase our ability to produce high-quality trips for you.

Overnight deep sea fishing charters: As many of you may know, we have always ran a lot of overnight deep sea fishing charters. As proof of what we have done, please make sure to read our fishing reports, you should be quite amazed. From giant yellowfin tuna to some of the prettiest scamp fishing we have had in a long time, these trips continue to get better and better.

If you were looking for a new charter fishing vessel to help entertain your family or group of anglers please consider us as we have been around for over 20 years and will be glad to share our friendly and knowledgeable expertise with you. Make sure to follow us on twitter and Facebook as we take pictures and update daily.

Please see our new Google+ page and as always follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Fishing Report by
Capt Johnny Greene
Charter Boat Intimidator

May 7, 2013

Orange Beach / Gulf Shores Intimidator deep sea fishing charter boat report - Over the past month we have enjoyed some of the finest offshore overnight tuna fishing trips we have had in a long time.

The offshore deep sea fishing - started off really good with fish in close around the Ram Powell. Then they migrated on offshore with the recent cool weather that we have had. The blue water has been in really close too, and we have seen some scattered grass and some flying fish. It has truly been very good for yellowfin and blackfin tuna. We have caught a couple of wahoo as well as a few Dolphin and mahi-mahi.

Bottom deep sea fishing trips - we have ran a good many six hour charters this spring and have done very well with triggerfish, Vermillion snapper and white snapper. On the longer overnight trips we have done surprisingly well with big scamps and red groupers.

Nearshore trolling trips - nearshore trolling has not been very good this spring at all. I would render a guess that it is only due to all of the late-season cold fronts that have roared through and the fact that the water temperature has remained fairly low for this time of year. However, this will quickly improve as we have had a predominant Southeast wind flow over the last couple of weeks.

Please see our new Google+ page and as always follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Fishing Report by
Capt Johnny Greene
Charter Boat Intimidator

Johnny Greene