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They say you can tell a lot about a picture lets see if its true enjoy these pictures from 2018….Think these folks had a great time!!!!

Finding the RIGHT Charter Fishing Service

Guide Tо Booking A Quality Inshore Mississippi Fishing Charter

Hаvе уоu wanted tо book аn inshore charter recently but felt overwhelmed bу thе number оf captains оut there? Wеll thаt’ѕ honestly nоt a bad problem tо have! In Mississippi thеrе’ѕ a plethora оf talented аnd fun captains whо wоuld love tо tаkе уоu оn thе adventure оf a lifetime. I аm gоing tо cover thе important questions tо аѕk уоurѕеlf bеfоrе deciding whiсh charter tо choose.

handful of Red Snapper-whipasnapa charters

Thе firѕt thing I wаnt tо cover iѕ thе timing оf уоur charter. Inshore charters аrе FAR mоrе dependent оn thе weather, lunar activity аnd atmospheric conditions thаn offshore/deep sea charters. Yоu’rе gоing tо wаnt tо trу аnd avoid dates thаt coincide with large storm fronts. Thеѕе fronts alter atmospheric pressures put оn thе fish thаt саn саuѕе thеm tо hаvе lock jaw fоr thе day. Yоu аlѕо dоn’t wаnt tо spend уоur day gеtting rained оn ѕо bе ѕurе tо kеер аn eye оn thе forecast fоr thе days уоu’d likе tо dо ѕоmе fishing.

Anоthеr important nugget оf information tо remember iѕ thаt inshore charters аrе uѕuаllу run whеn thе tidal movements аrе strongest fоr thе bеѕt chances оf catching fish. Offshore charter captains uѕuаllу care lеѕѕ аbоut thе tides bесаuѕе thеу’rе fishing deep waters whеrе tides hаvе vеrу littlе influence оvеr thе bite. Depending оn whаt day уоu wаnt tо gо fishing, thе timеѕ thе captain will wаnt tо run thе charter will depend оn thе tides rаthеr thаn whеn iѕ convenient fоr you. Make ѕurе thаt уоu schedule iѕ open оn thе day уоu wаnt tо run аn inshore charter.

Mоѕt days hаvе twо tide cycles with ѕоmе оnlу hаving one. Uѕuаllу a strong moving tide оnlу lasts a fеw hours. Thе bеѕt bite оf thе day uѕuаllу оnlу lasts whilе thе tide iѕ ripping likе this. Whаt thiѕ means tо уоu iѕ mоѕt inshore captains асtuаllу prefer tо оnlу run half day оr ¾ day charters. Bесаuѕе travel timе tо thе fishing location оn аn inshore charter iѕ minimal аnd a good tide оnlу lasts a couple hours, thеrе’ѕ rarely a nееd tо fish mоrе thаn 4-6 hours tо gеt уоur fill оf fun. Paying fоr a full day fishing charter iѕn’t nесеѕѕаrу with a quality inshore fishing charter captain.

Thе number оf people уоu wаnt tо tаkе fishing iѕ аlѕо аnоthеr important consideration. Mоѕt inshore fishing guides will tаkе a max оf 4 people fishing with оthеrѕ taking lеѕѕ bесаuѕе stealthy inshore fishing boats typically аrе lеѕѕ thаn 20ft in length. Whilе thе charter boat might bе rated fоr mоrе passengers, hаving tоо mаnу people fishing аt thе ѕаmе timе takes аwау frоm thе experience fоr еvеrуоnе оn board аnd limits thе amount оf fish еасh person саn catch аѕ wеll аѕ thе attention thе captain саn givе еасh angler. Bе ѕurе tо check thе max capacity оf thе boat уоu’rе trуing tо charter ѕо thаt уоu dоn’t run intо аnу issues whеn уоu show uр tо gо fishing.

Nоt аll Mississippi fishing charter captains аrе thе same!!! Bе ѕurе tо choose frоm оnеѕ whо аrе reputable аnd established in thе area. Mаnу оf thе bеѕt captains аrе vеrу active оn social mеdiа аnd post a lot оf fishing reports/pictures оf thеir daily catches. Dоn’t bе afraid tо pick uр thе phone аnd call thеm either. Thеу ѕhоuld bе mоrе thаn happy tо speak with уоu аnd tеll уоu еvеrуthing уоu’d likе tо knоw аbоut thе accommodations thеу offer. If аrеn’t personable оn thе phone, chances аrе thеу wоn’t bе muсh fun оn a boat either.

Nеvеr book a charter frоm ads оn sites likе Craigslist!! Likе mаnу things in life, уоu gеt whаt уоu pay for. Mаnу оf “no name” captains offering bargains fоr charters оn random classified sites аrе uninsured аnd unlicensed tо run charters, nоt tо mention novice in thе fishing industry аnd a burden tо thоѕе whо аrе legitimate. Yоu саn easily verify аnу captains insurance bу calling thеir insurance company аnd аѕking fоr thеm tо verify thе captain iѕ insured. Mоѕt Mississippi fishing guides аrе insured with a company called Charter Lakes, whilе a minority оf captains uѕе оthеr miscellaneous companies. Bе ѕurе tо report fraudulent charter captains tо thе US Coast Guard.

Finally, dоn’t bе discouraged bу fishing charter prices. Sоmе оf thе bеѕt inshore fishing charter captains thаt I knоw offer thеir fishing charters fоr close tо $100/person fоr a half day charter! Whеn lооking аt charter prices, check thе max anglers allowed аnd divide thе price оf thе charter bу thаt number. On a nеw site divideandcharter.com, уоu саn browse hundreds оf thе bеѕt Mississippi fishing charter captains аnd request individual seats оn thеir charters ѕо thаt уоu аrе оnlу responsible fоr paying fоr уоur portion оf thе fishing trip. I hоре thiѕ information helps уоu choose thе ideal fishing charter fоr you, уоur friends оr уоur family in thе nеаr future. Tight lines!!

The End of Snapper Season on the beautiful Gulf Coast-Whipasnapa Charters

nice drum caught on the whipasnapa charters
shrimp boat on the horizon whipasnapa charters
shrimp boat on the horizon whipasnapa charters
gulf of mexico sharks
gulf of mexico sharks

With the end of the snapper season coming a close for Biloxi, MS based Whipasnapa Charters, it has been a up an slow month catching Red Snappers. The rains kept us fishing around the Barrier Islands and the Biloxi Back Bay area, but the bites were on at both locations in the Gulf of Mexico. And then you have the shark bite….. lol.

When we did our charter boat clients to the offshore oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, we hit them hard and ended up with some great fishing, vermilion, grouper, and of coarse the red snapper. We also caught king mackerel, jack crevalle and then more of them dang sharks.

Red Snappers Gulf of Mexico
Red Snappers Gulf of Mexico charter fishing

We had a winner in our Whipasnapa SOW Master tournament!!! Mr Randy Ingram!! He landed 22lbs of Red Snapper, way to go man!! They come from Wisconsin every year to charter fish on the WhipaSnapa. Last year the weather washed them out and we never even stepped a foot on the ole whipasnapa. Glad ya came this year Randy! See ya next year to do it again! Thanks to everybody that participated in our Snapper tournament!

 

 

 

Can’t forget the tons of drums, reds and the many fish caught by families that came aboard to learn a few things about the South and the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. And lets not forget all the good times catching fish too!!!

Back to school is fast approaching so lets get the last min vacation started call for a great trip you will remember for a lifetime. Whipasnapa Charters always open and ready give us a call today 228-229-6978

God Bless

Capt Earl

Gulf of Mexico Sunset
Gulf of Mexico Sunset

 

Shark Attack-Whipasnapa Charters

 

shark attack on the whipasnapa charter boat
shark attack on the whipasnapa charter boat

Well that Biloxi, Ms based charter the Whipasnapa was out of commission for a couple of days after the fourth of July. Yea after 30 years a shark got me!! I’m not going to gross ya out with pictures (but they are on facebook lol) but lets just say ouch!

But, hard to keep the captain of the Whipasnapa down!! Been doing pretty good this week foot and fish wise. Snapper been on point and drum oh man!!! In one of my clients own words —

“ Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! 1/2 day trip with excellent guide

big ole fish Gulf of Mexico
big ole fish Gulf of Mexico

Earl ”.

Thanks Mr. Tony its was great fishing with ya”ll!!

 

The next crew they wanted to catch a shark!! Oh well guess its time to get it over with lol. But, they were gone, one bite of the captain and they high tailed it out of

drum, sheepshead
drum, sheepshead

there bahhh! No but seriously we caught some good eating fish but no sharks for that day.

fish head funny
fish head funny

Had a great day fishing for snapper on the whipasnapa with a bunch of crazy guys from north ms minus one that could not make it. Had a lot of laughs and caught a lot of snapper, vermilion and mangroves. So all in all a great day.

Wanted to thank everyone that has called, texted, and facebooked to check on me, I am doing really good a lil ole shark not going to keep the Whipasnapa Charters down long!! Only few more days

snapper on  whipasnapa charters
snapper on  whipasnapa charters

in July open so get on down here and have some fun in the sun and pet a shark! 😉

 

God Bless

Capt Earl

Red Snapper, Sharks, and a Pompano!!!- Whipasnapa Charters

gulf of mexico sunrise
gulf of mexico sunrise

Inshore fishing is a great past time for first timers with little experience or if you just want a leisurely boat ride to get some of the Back Bays finest and a great pictures of sunrises, I never get use to this, breath taking.

In this ole capt’n opinion the Red and Black drum cook up just as well as the Snapper everybody needs to try it. And the shark meat oh yeah!!!! If you haven’t tried it you must come on down and catch you some.

We had some really great folks on the Whipasnapa Charter Boat this week. Glad to see everybody getting out on the water and taking a kid fishing. Good to see the next generation enjoying this as much as I do. Nothing like feeling that pull of the rod and landing something like this….                      So much fun to catch even better eating!!!

snappers galore offshore gulf of mexico
snappers galore offshore gulf of mexico
gulf of mexico sharks
gulf of mexico sharks

To round out the weekend we went offshore to catch some snapper and boy did we hit the mark on this! Even reeled in a pompano what a beauty. All in all we were able to miss the rain and had a great haul!!  Thanks everybody that came out to have a great time!!!!! God Bless and have a safe 4th of July

pompano and red snapper on the table whipasnapa charter
pompano and red snapper on the table whipasnapa charter

Red Snapper Fishing Biloxi Mississippi – Whipasnapa Charters

Deep Sea Fishing is a popular pastime of millions of people while on vacation, with a work group, or alone with the right captain. Though many people love fishing, this pastime is quite tricky and requires a subtle knowledge and level of experience that comes only with time and practice. Knowing yourself, choosing the right equipment, and picking the right charter boat service for a trip into the Gulf of Mexico are three important steps to improve your chances of success.

Fishing in the Gulf Of Mexico – Knowing Yourself

red snapper fish
Red Snapper on board the whipasnapa boat

To improve your chances of catching Red Snapper you need patience, persistence, and the right charter boat company in Mississippi. Once you have these in place, you will enjoy exciting times sitting on the deck of the Whipasnapa with a rod in your hands landing the big fish. With expert instruction from Captain Earl, soon you will be casting like a professional and not a soul will know that you are on your first offshore fishing trip.

Onshore and offshore fishing techniques are numerous and each has its peculiarities and equipment. Mastering all techniques for salt water fishing is virtually impossible unless you have decades of diligent practice. Even experienced freshwater anglers face difficulties when it comes to shifting to a different technique like Gulf of Mexico fishing. Usually, the techniques and equipment you choose depend on the type of fish you want catching along with knowing your fishing conditions.

Captain Earl McDaniel – Choose the right equipment

Fishing the Gulf of Mexico waters can be hit or miss depending on a number of factors. One huge factor is the Captain of the boat your charter. Captain Earl has been fishing the Gulf of Mexico waters his whole life and know where all the good spots are and how to get you there quickly. This year during the Red Snapper season you can be sure that he know exactly where to find the large schools of Red Snapper so you can get to your limit and have the best charter fishing experience possible.

Many beginning anglers think you have to have professional equipment to go on a Charter fishing boat in Biloxi, that is just not true with the Whipasnapa. Onboard this charter boat you will have all of your necessities taken care of right off the bat. And while having professional equipment is important, the right fishing conditions also play a role in catching your limit of Red Snappers in the Gulf of Mexico.

Red Snapper caught offshore in a school of fish

In addition to first class fishing tackle to gather in those Snappers, you need just the right bait. The Whipasnapa and Captain Earl have you covered there too. Many of the folks who fish these waters know that certain fish require certain bait types and Red Snapper are no exception. With decades of experience, you are certain to have the best possible luck with Captain Earl.

Whipasnapa Charters – Picking the Right Charter Boat Service

Knowing where to fish is not blind trial and error. Having scouted, read reports, gone out and tested the waters with catch and release, Captain Earl knows what many other local charter boats do not, what is working currently and where to find the big schools of Snappers. Spring has come and gone, summer is here and that means Red Snappers are ready to be caught in the short season available. In order to get to them you are going out into the deep, blue waters offshore from Mississippi into the Gulf of Mexico. That means having the best quality navigation equipment, all the approved Coast Guard safety equipment on board, a solid vessel, and a veteran Captain at the helm. The Whipasnapa boat and Charter Service are all you need to start landing the big Snappers quickly. With so many choices of Biloxi Charter Boats available you need to have the best and with a long history of success, your choice is clear…the Whipasnapa and Captain Earl at the wheel.

 

In Summary

 

Red Snapper day 2 whipasnapa charters

Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico takes an experienced captain, great weather, the right equipment, and being able to get on top of the fish. If you are looking to catch some Red Snapper during the current season should give us a call at 228-229-6978

Day 2 on the Whipasnapa fishing for snapper! 6-2018

Red Snapper day 2 whipasnapa charters

Just look at what this Whipasnapa Charters has done now!!!! Day 2 of snapper season was even better then the first. Had a crew of 6 from Grenada, Ms., they had a blast as you can see from them smiles. Had to go out a little further in the gulf of mexico, they tooks some of my spots, but still got our limit. Had the best time in Biloxi, Ms they said and they would def be back on board the Whipasnapa Charter!! Thanks guys had a blast!

Going to stay inshore and fish for some red fish, black drum, and maybe some sharks we see what else hits our line in the ole Back Bay of Biloxi. See ya’ll soon!

Snapper Season open with a bang-Whipasnapa Charters!!!

handful of Red Snapper-whipasnapa charters

 

 

handful of Red Snapper-whipasnapa charters
handful of Red Snapper-whipasnapa charters

Well looks like the Biloxi, Ms fishing charter Whipasnapa Charters has done it again! First day of the red snapper season started a lil rough in the Gulf of Mexico but we rode it out and got some great red snappers for our troubles.

Looks like going to be a great season for snapper, grouper, vermillion and many more. Come get in our snapper pot see who going to win this!!! you never know it could be you on the front page. come on down to  Biloxi, Ms get on the boat see what you can do!!!

Red snapper-Whipasnapa Charter
Red snapper-Whipasnapa Charter

 

Summer is hot hot hot in Biloxi Back Bays-Whipasnapa Charters!

bull red aboard biloxi back bay

 

nice red on board the whipasnapa charter
nice red on board the whipasnapa charter

Summer is here for all you happy vacationers along the Gulf Coast. As the tempertures heat up so does the fishing aboard the Whipasnapa Charter Boat.

 

Fishing in the Biloxi Back Bay is great for kids of all ages, not to much experience

bull red aboard biloxi back bay
bull red aboard biloxi back bay

need but a little patients is required. On most days you will catch red and black drum, flounder, trout and a whole lot of memories.

 

table full of fish with the WhipaSnapa Charters
table full of fish with the WhipaSnapa Charters

Come aboard the Whipasnapa Charters and Capt Earl will put you on the best fishing spots in the Gulf guarntee to get you hooked up with the schools of fish in the Bay.

It’s All about the Reds

The Biloxi, Ms. charter boat WhipaSnapa (an it’s lovely guest). Seriously been hammering some huge, hard fighting reds. Just beyond the Mississippi Sound. Out at the beautiful,an very fishy, Horn Island.
You talkin bout a fight, them dang Big ol Bull Reds play one heck of a game of tug of war. PULL UP REEL DOWN!!!!!!:)   Mostly for the 6 hour combo trips, the past couple weeks. We hit the inshore light tackle stuff for an hour are so catching up 30, 40 nice croaker along with a few drum an white trout.

 

Then make a short very relaxing boat ride, especially aboard the roomy WhipaSnapa!!! (It just rides so sweet)!!:) out to one of the Barrier Islands off the Ms. shores to get our chum on! Which the past couple weeks Ol Horn Island has been the secret spot. And well, some string pulling shonuff(w/a few those very descriptive words) slipping out every now an then!!! Pretty good mixture of sharks-(blacktip, spinners, atlantic sharpnose), king mackeral, jack cravelle, etc…. But its been a very consistent catch of huge smile pulling Reds. An a bunch of em! That had the WhipaSnapa’s great guest scrambling to get the reel that was screaming!!! So could be the one to lock an load. They were at times double and tripled up w/ the big ol reds an :)s!

Getcha self on down here, load up on the ol’ WhipaSnapa an let’s get it on!!!

Many thanks to all and God Bless!!!!
Capt Robert “Earl” McDaniel