Island Marine Charters


Enjoy a guided fishing expedition with 7th generation local & Coast Guard licensed Captain Joe Buskens. With a lifetime of local fishing knowledge in Gulf Shores, Wolf Bay, Mobile Bay and Orange Beach, you will be sure to have a great experience with Captain Joe!

Base Rates:

4 hours - 1-2 people $399.00

+$50 each additional person up to 6 total

6 hours - 1-2 people $599.00

+$50 each additional person up to 6 total

*Gratuity not included in rates

We also offer Specialized Fishing Trips:


Night Fishing, Fly Fishing, Shrimping, & Dolphin Cruises

Call for rates!

Families Welcome!

What we provide: Our trips include ice, bait, fishing tackle, rods and reels, fishing license and fish cleaning.

What to bring:Snacks, drinks, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and a camera. The boat has a large Yeti ice chest to store your drinks. You may want to bring a small cooler if you plan on bringing fish home.

What you'll catch: Depending on the season you may catch Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Pompano, Cobia, Bull Reds, Mackerel, Bonita and more! We encourage Catch & Release.

How to pay: Cash

The Boat: 24' Fully Customized Bay Boat 200hp Honda 4-Stroke; New Minn Kota 112 I Pilot trolling motor; Two Garmin 94SV's Chartplotters/Fishfinders with down view and side imaging sonar; Two 25 gallon livewells with LED lights; LED interior lighting for night fishing; 36 Rodholders with full assortment of Penn & Shimano salt water class rods & reels, rigged and ready for everything from trout to cobia; Large Yeti cooler for your drinks; Large stand on top console for sight fishing; Comfortable cushioned seats.