Fishing in Gulfport MS2020-08-09T19:15:44+00:00


Gulfport Overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 9 reviews.
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In Gulfport, it has a long fishing heritage and access to some of the best waters in the Gulf of Mexico. , Gulfport MS fishing charters will get you on that possible fish of your dreams. Known as Mississippi’s second city, and maybe better known for its active casinos. Many of our customers are local winners or wanting to win. The local fisheries are a great past time in between the exciting gambling casinos. Gulfport fishing offers shallow marshes, sandy barrier islands, vibrant reefs or deep sea charters in the deep blue sea, Gulfport has all that and Casinos!

Mississippi's Gulfport sits right in the middle of the state coastline. Therefore, the inshore habitat in this area of the Gulf of Mexico is one of the most important along with the Southeast United States. In other words, the fertile grounds, produce great Flounder, Redfish, and Speckled Trout that live in the shallows all year round. All this and more make the inshore fishing in Gulfport MS one to bet on, knowing the action will be intense. Want to catch something different? Hit the reefs, and you can find Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, Amberjack, and more.

Similarly, there is an abundance of backcountry creeks that provide incredible fishing opportunities. In Gulfport, it’s a new adventure every time the boat leaves the dock. It is a high-quality habitat that produces day in and day out.

About Inshore Fishing in Gulfport MS

If you’re an angler that likes action in the shallow water, you may just fall in love and move to Gulfport MS. Once you experience the incredible fishery Gulfport has access to, you may not want to back to the casino or the beaches. There are a plethora of local marshes that produce big Speckled Trout, also known as Specks locally. The full-grown Redfish are available all year, especially in the winter months. Whether its the grass flats or the barrier islands the action is outstanding and a daily battleground for many inshore species.

Why Redfish and Trout are the two most popular, there are way more than just two species to catch. Great tasting Black Drum and Sheepshead fill coolers throughout the winter, and summer months provide excellent Flounder fishing. Seasonally we have huge migrations of Tripletail, Spanish Mackerel, and ever-popular Tarpon.

Gulfport MS Fishing Guides

Our Gulfport MS fishing guides have combined over 300 years of total experience. So experience is not something were lacking, this makes moving around the waterways a simple process and a daily routine. And of course, your fishing guide always has an eye open for something special like a shark or many other species living in a deep hole. The Inshore fishing in Gulfport MS offers charters using light tackle, which makes for a load of fun.

Your presence, artificial lures, live bait or fly fishing, either way, a good size redfish will leave your mouth hanging open. There are some scenic and beautiful spots in Gulfport, but it takes an iOutdoors local fishing guide to know the best spots on any given day.

The on-the-water team at iOutdoors has that special knowledge and experience and are motivated to show you the best experience possible. Give us a call, it's a great bet!

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Trip Core Details

  • Region: Gulfport
  • Duration: 4, 6 & 8 hour options
  • Cancellation: 12 hrs in advance
  • Bad Weather: Full Refund if Cancelled

What's Included

  • Cooler, Ice and Bottled water
  • Professional Captain
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • All Fishing License


  • Fishing Chairs
  • Life Jackets
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Fish Cleaning

What's not Included

  • For instance, certain livebait when desired. Captain will tell you in advance of trip.(optional)
  • Food, specialty beverages or snacks (Alcohol is permitted)


Awesome Experience

My 13-year old nephew and his grandpa had a fantastic time on their fishing trip! They caught some really large Redfish and the boat/equipment was top of the line! The customer service of this company is great...highly recommend!
- Anissl

Great with kids!

Jared and Noah are amazing!! They were extremely patient with the 3 kiddos on the boat and helped them reel in some pretty big fish. They were encouraging and answered all their questions. As a first timer, it was quite a site to see them in action! We hit our limit of 12 on a noon charter. Would definitely recommend them and look forward to doing another next year.
- Mary Beth


We booked a morning trip on June 1st for 6 people and caught our limit of Snapper! Capt Mark were awesome, as they are serious about providing a great experience. We had 3 children age 7-10 and the crew was patient and made it a fun time for the kids! This fishing adventure was everything thing we we're hoping for!
- Abbie B
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Are reservations necessary?2018-05-29T09:36:06+00:00

Yes, the fishing charters sell out. We only have certain amount of boats set for each day. The captains do not allow passengers on the boat without advance reservation.

Can I pay in cash on the charter?2018-05-29T09:36:31+00:00

Cash is accepted for the balance, you pay the captain after the trip is over. You must have a reservation in advance with a credit or debit card. Captains do also take credit cards for balance. By booking in advance, you are guaranteed a spot.

Is it necessary to print my receipt?2018-05-18T14:28:30+00:00

No, a printed receipt is not required. The captain will have your name and be expecting you.

What if I don’t receive the email confirmation?2020-02-04T23:21:41+00:00

If you don't see the email confirmation in your Inbox, check your Spam or Junk Mail folder. You should also try performing a search in your email account for the phrase: iOutdoor.com. If you still can't find the email, contact us +1 (888) 412-1117 and we will resend the confirmation.

How will I recognize the charter boat?2018-05-21T13:40:22+00:00

Our charter boats are labeled with iOutdoor logos, you will also have the captain's cell phone on your itinerary if you can't find the boat. You will always generally want to meet down by the boat ramps unless otherwise told by captain.

How long does it take before we start fishing?2018-05-21T13:41:11+00:00

The drive takes different times for different locations and styles of charters. Most inshore and freshwater charters take a 5 to 15 minute boat ride before starting to fish. The offshore charters are ones that can vary based on weather and species of fish the captain is fishing for. It could be 15 minutes, but up to 45 minutes. Again refer to your captain on his call with you and he can provide a detailed plan.

Do we stop while we are out on the water?2018-05-21T13:43:01+00:00

It depends on the customer and type of charter. If passengers wish to take a break, we can stop at scenic areas to stop take pictures, use restrooms or get a bite to eat when available. The charter time is yours, you book for 6 hours and want to fish for three hours and sightsee for 3 hours, that's okay with us. We do ask that you communicate that with the captain, they are fishing captains and focused on catching you fish, so that's what they do unless you advise otherwise.

Do you offer Wi-Fi on the fishing charters?2020-06-27T12:45:12+00:00

Many of the boats have hotspots onboard for FREE Wi-Fi. Due to the nature of the technology and locations that the boats travel there are many locations that may have no service during your charter. Please ask your captain about service quality prior to going, we are not responsible for interruptions of service that are beyond our control..

What are some good items to bring on the charter?2020-02-04T21:04:44+00:00

Sunglasses, Hat, Jacket, Wear layers, there's plenty of storage. Cell phone or camera, on trips that permit harvest a cooler to take your catch home is important.

Will you take us back to our hotel after the charter?2018-05-29T09:07:13+00:00

No we do not offer this, we can help you contact a car service on the way in so that you are able to get back to your hotel.

Can I eat on the boat?2018-07-03T12:04:35+00:00

Yes, you may bring food and beverages with you. But do not throw trash in the water, it is against the law and you may get fined. Deposit trash in the wastebasket on the boat, the captain will assist you with this.

Can I take pictures?2018-05-21T13:48:24+00:00

Of course! Photography is encouraged. Our boats have large panoramic windows that are perfect for capturing your catch and sightseeing. We know your vacation photos are important to you because of the way you share them on your favorite platform, when doing so please include @ioutdoor or #ioutdoor and we will be sure to share your pictures with all of our guests as well.

Should I bring an umbrella, what about rain?2018-05-21T13:53:55+00:00
What time do we return from the fishing charter?2018-05-29T09:07:02+00:00

The boat returns to dock at approximately what length time you booked. Departing 4 hour trips at 7AM return approximately 11:00am, departing 6 hour trips at 7AM return approximately 1:00pm, departing 8 hour trips at 7AM return approximately 3:00pm. Please allow extra time if taking fish, as it takes up to 30 to 45 minutes for captain to clean and package your catch. If you are on a tight schedule be sure to inform the Captain and he will work with you to accommodate your schedule.

Will you pick me up from my hotel?2018-05-29T09:36:40+00:00

No, we do not offer courtesy pick-up and drop-off service from hotels as we are pulling the boats and most places we can not turn around. It's most convenient to use Uber or Lyft car service.

How do people dress?2018-05-29T09:40:11+00:00

In layers is best, but fishing is casual. A sundress for ladies with bikini underneath is not uncommon. Khaki shorts for guys is as dressed up as anyone ever gets, long pants work if you're not use to the sun. In the same vein, there are no “styles.” Get comfortable with whatever dress code is norm. But always try to wear light colors as they are cooler.

Where can I park my car at the meeting Location?2018-05-29T09:36:49+00:00

There is parking at most all locations, most are free other places it may be a few dollars, many places are city meter parking. Your captain can tell you the complete cost, if any.

How do I buy fishing charter?2018-05-29T09:38:03+00:00

Book online at iOutdoor.com, or call us at +1 (888) 321-0202. After booking, you will immediately receive an email confirmation containing your receipt for your deposit. It will be followed up with another email with detailed itinerary from office with Captains contact and meeting location. Captain will make contact generally 12 hours prior to your scheduled date.

Does the boat have air conditioning?2018-05-29T09:06:24+00:00

Some do, all the inshore and freshwater charters DO NOT have air condition. Some of these boats do have T-tops or cover, others have no cover. Many of Offshore sportfishing deepsea charters do have air conditioning, although not all. So it's important to ask prior to your departure.

Can I bring luggage on the charter?2018-07-03T12:06:32+00:00

No, but in almost all cases the captain can help you store the luggage while you are out fishing. Please confirm with captain when you talk, how many you will have.

Do you offer Cruise Ship Pick Up from Ports?2020-02-05T17:33:51+00:00

The most affordable way to get to our Florida Fishing destinations and trips is by Uber or Lyft from cruise ship ports. We do offer Cruise Ship Pick Ups from South Florida ports but it will be an additional cost for you.

What is your hurricane fishing policy?2020-02-05T17:11:20+00:00

If a hurricane or tropical storm threatens to spoil your fishing trip, we promise to secure full refunds for customers with prepaid charters.

Do you offer group rates?2018-05-29T09:03:25+00:00

Yes, for large parties. You can email us at [email protected] with the specifics of your group. If you prefer to speak with us now, call or chat with us (407) 392-4593.

Can I come to your office?2018-07-03T12:07:42+00:00

No, our office is not open to the public. It is strictly a call center, our aim is to give you the best possible prices so it helps. We don't have an expensive office, so we can pass on these savings to you. However, we are available (7 days a week) from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM to discuss your fishing charter. To speak with us, call our Reservation department at (954) 771-3682! Or you can complete our email form and one of our representatives will contact you.

Can I reserve a charter with my hotel concierge?2018-05-29T09:06:04+00:00

Most likely, but if they don't have our contact please connect them with us and we will get them involved for your convenience. Space is almost always limited, therefore, we have a limited amount of last minute charters. You can call us from your hotel +1 (954) 771-3682 , but your hotel will need to make a deposit for a reservation for you.

What languages do you offer?2018-05-29T09:03:17+00:00

The two main languages that are spoken are English and Spanish. But it's not uncommon to use translators which captains have on cell phones!

Fish in Gulfport Mississippi

Biloxi Fishing Species ChartSpecies:the Redfish, Trout are seasonal in Mississppi waters. Fish can be found in inlets, back-country mangroves and flats. Redfish on light tackle and fly rod are a favorite method for serious anglers.

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