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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...more
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27075 Marina Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3557
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, my wife, and my two sons (19 and 27) were looking for different experiences we could have while we were down in the Orange Beach / Pensacola area. We decided to charter Distraction Charters after finding the website and having a text message conversation...More

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Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Alex, I am in awe. Thank you so much for sharing a detailed review about your experience with Jacob and I while deep sea fishing the other day. We enjoyed meeting you and being able to spend so much quality time with your family. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son-in-law, 13 yr old grandson and I had a great experience fishing with Captain Troy and Jacob. They were very friendly and knowledgeable and kept us busy reeling in the fish! It was my grandson’s first deep sea fishing trip and it was definitely...More

Thank Bruce7764
Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Bruce for writing such incredible feedback about your family’s trip with us. We love to see grandparents, kids and grandchildren interacting with each other building those memories. Can’t wait to see ya’ll again soon. Troy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't tell you how happy I am we took our kids out with Troy and Jacob. I had my 11 year old daughter and my 3 boys ages 5-10. They made the experience perfect on a choppy day. Troy had us in fish the...More

Thank lvlranch
Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tony, thank you so much for giving us some wonderful feedback About your trip. We really enjoyed meeting and serving your family. Someday we hope to get out to your place and enjoy your dude ranch’s wonderful hospitality. Troy

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Our family had a fantastic outing today with Troy and Jacob! They went out of their way to make sure we had the best opportunities to have fun, catch fish, and enjoy the day! While we did catch a lot of fish, it's the experience...More

Thank Jennifer M
Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Jennifer. Thank you so much for your kind comments about your fishing trip with us. We really enjoyed meeting and serving your family and putting you on some fish. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Troy

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Caught a lot of fish and had an incredible time. The perfect crew for a Christian family trip. They were great with the kids.

Thank dbnbc
Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Dave. Thank you so much for allowing us to serve your family. We really enjoyed fishing with you and your children. We do appreciate you taking time to give us this wonderful feedback about your trip. We cant wait to see you again soon. Troy

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We booked a trip with Distractions and from booking to packing a car back up was an incredible experience. Captain Troy made us feel confident and like family. Troy had us laughing the whole time we were reeling in fish! Jacob helped us by going...More

Thank Bobby G
Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Bobby, thank you so much for choosing us and allowing Jacob and I to serve you and your friends. I am glad you all had a good time fishing with us. We really appreciate you taking time to share your review about your experience. We...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

This being our first time taking a fishing trip at the beach I wanted everything to be perfect! I looked for days on end at many different sites promising the best, but finally landed with Distraction Charters after reading the amazing reviews. I can not...More

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Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Wow - you are so kind to write such a wonderful recap of your fishing trip with Jacob and I. We do love our job and our guests (friends). Thanks for taking time to share this with others so they will truly understand how much...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

My family just completed a 6 hour deep sea fishing trip with Troy and deckhand Jacob. I found them through online positive reviews. They are legit 5 star in all areas. The customer service was outstanding and they both were extremely knowledgeable and fun to...More

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Troy F, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you so much for the incredible feedback about your fishing trip with us. It was so much fun to take you and your family fishing. Being able to spend time with you all and get to know you is valuable to us. We can’t...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

WOW!! We had our best family fishing trip so far with Captain Troy and Jacob. We looked at the reviews and then sent a text for more info. Captain Troy was driving so asked that I call him (love to talk to a real person...More

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captaintroy, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

John, Thank you so much for giving us such incredibly detailed feedback about your fishing charter with us. We really enjoyed meeting and serving your family. You have some incredible kids and they were so much fun to interact with. Having them come upstairs and...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Captain and crew were great to work with on the trip, and we caught over 25 fish between the four of us fishing. Unfortunately, snapper was not in season so all but one of our fish were catch and release. I would recommend that if...More

Thank Ed N
captaintroy, Owner at Distraction Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you Ed for your kind words and feedback about our company. We do understand how you feel about not being able to keep most of the fish you caught, due to seasons being closed at the time of your visit. We are so glad...More

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gwenyoung
27 January 2017|
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Response from 6jayt | 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
29 May 2015|
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How old do children need to be to go on a charter?
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