Southern Exposure Inshore Fishing

Capt. Chris Tew Fairhope, AL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Fish with Alabama’s Premier Inshore fishing charter, Southern Exposure Inshore Fishing specializes in guided fishing trips and private boat tours out of Fairhope, Point Clear, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, and Fort Morgan!

Hit the water with Captain Chris Tew, a lifelong angler born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He has generational local knowledge of inshore fishing on Mobile Bay, and the experience needed to show you a great time on the water!

Each charter is designed around what you’re looking for – solo outings for the experienced angler, entertaining clients, fishing with friends or families looking to spend the day on the water.  No experience is necessary to have a successful fishing trip! When you fish with Southern Exposure Inshore Fishing, your trip cost for the day includes priceless local experience, a fishing license for all on board, and top of the line fishing tackle. At the end of a successful trip, Captain Chris will fillet your catch at no additional cost!

The coastal waters of Fairhope produce a year-round fishery, with each species being caught more frequently at different times of the year. But rest assured, no matter when you’re planning your trip with Southern Exposure Inshore Fishing, Captain Chris will put you on the fish! Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, and Tripletail will be the main species you’ll be fishing for, each puts up a unique fight!

Captain Chris will meet you on the dock with a friendly smile as he welcomes you aboard his 23ft Panga Marine. She was newly built in 2014 and can comfortably fish up to 4 anglers. Her unique hull design allows Captain Chris access to shallow waters, fishing grounds other boats aren’t able to fish. Onboard you’ll find a wireless trolling motor that will allow Capt. Chris to silently stalk the shallows without alerting the nearby gamefish!

Explore the lower Alabama coastline with one of the most well-respected Captains in Fairhope, Alabama. Captain Chris will put together a custom fishing package to meet your expectations, no two trips are ever the same! Book your next fishing trip with Southern Exposure Inshore Fishing today!

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  Launch Location

10321 County Road 1, Fairhope

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Trips start at $200

4 Trips

1-4 guests

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2013 23' Center Console

150 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

SCENIC CRUISE

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 9:00am (2 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Bring your family, friends or special someone on a scenic cruise of our beautiful Coastal Alabama waters.  Can be an educational tour of the Bay, romantic sunset cruise, or a custom trip on the water created just for what you're looking for.

Includes:
digital photos,

Close details

private

HALF-DAY PRIVATE CHARTER (4-5 HOURS)

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

If you want to entertain clients, get some pointers for a beginner angler, or bag a winning catch, we would love to meet you and give you the opportunity to explore the lower Alabama coastline.  Half-day private charter designed custom made for you!

Includes:
digital photos,

Add a cooler full of water, sandwiches, and snacks for $15 per person
Close details

private

FULL-DAY PRIVATE CHARTER (6-7 HOURS)

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 2:00pm (7 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

If you want to entertain clients, get some pointers for a beginner angler, or bag a winning catch, we would love to meet you and give you the opportunity to explore the lower Alabama coastline.

Includes:
digital photos,

Add a cooler full of water, sandwiches, and snacks for $15 per person
Close details

private

FULL-DAY PRIVATE TARPON CHARTER (6-7 HOURS, JUNE – AUGUST ONLY)

Includes 2 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 2:00pm (7 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

If you're interested in going after one of the more elusive and challenging fish out there, let us know and we can set up a special Tarpon charter for you.  Team Southern Exposure were 1st place finishers THREE YEARS IN A ROW (2017 2019) in the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo in the Tarpon Division.

Since this is a long day, we limit the guests to two.  Please give me a call to discuss if you have any questions. 228-401-2740 

Includes:
digital photos,

Add a cooler full of water, sandwiches, and snacks for $15 per person
Close details

Fish Species

Black Drum
Flounder
Sheepshead
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon
Tripletail

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
  • water and non-alcoholic beverages

Minimum Age

  • all ages welcome; call to discuss youth PFD sizing

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Reef
  • River

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Chris Tew

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length

23'

Year Built

2013

Engine Manufacturer

Suzuki 150HP

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

150 HP