Ken Tompkins

Meet Captain Ken Tompkins

Meet Captain Ken Tompkins and Bottomed Out Fishing Charters

Are you ready to cast your line into adventure with Captain Ken Tompkins of Bottomed Out Fishing Charters?

About The Captain:

Meet Captain Ken Tompkins, a resilient US Army veteran whose profound love for fishing has been cultivated over a decade of navigating the Gulf's pristine waters. Beyond the thrill of the catch, Captain Ken's true passion lies in witnessing the joy and excitement on the faces of those he guides, sharing his extensive knowledge of the Gulf of Mexico's bountiful marine life. His journey isn't just about reeling in prized fish; it's about crafting experiences, teaching others about the wonders of these waters, and ensuring each adventure leaves an indelible mark on his guests' memories.

With a heart dedicated to service, Captain Ken finds profound joy in not only helping others reel in their dream catches but also in fostering a deeper connection to the sea. His expertise extends beyond mere angling techniques; it encompasses the art of creating moments that last a lifetime. Every trip with Captain Ken is an opportunity not just to fish but to learn, appreciate, and revel in the beauty and excitement of the Gulf, forging unforgettable memories and meaningful connections with both the ocean and the fellow anglers he guides.

Boat Details:

The vessel at your service is a roomy 30' Center console, accommodating up to six passengers comfortably. Fitted with essential amenities, including an onboard toilet for convenience, it guarantees a productive and enjoyable day on the water. Captain Ken provides top-quality rods, reels, and an array of lures to optimize your fishing experience. Live bait is inclusive, but if you prefer catching it yourself, simply consult with the captain. Rest assured, Captain Ken ensures full compliance with fishing regulations, encompassing harvest limits and closed seasons.

Plan your fishing trip now! Book your Gulf Shores fishing charter today and reel in memories that'll last a lifetime!

Soonest Trip Availability


Bottomed Out Fishing Charters Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

24 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Deep Sea Fishing
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

- Rods, reels & tackle

- Lures and Live Bait 

- Valid Fishing License

- Complimentary Catch and Filleting

- First Mate

What to Bring:

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses 

- Wear weather appropriate clothing 

- Food and drinks

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout  

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.  

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.  

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip. 


Bottomed Out Fishing Charters

Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 6

Boat Length: 30

Manufacturer Name: NauticStar (Center console)

Model Year: 2017

Number of Engines: 2

Horsepower per Engine: 300

Maximum Cruising Speed: 45

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, Radar, Toilet, Livewell / Live Bait Tank