The upcoming Labor Day weekend not only marks the end of summer, but it also closes out the big game tournament season along the Gulf Coast. As much as the competing teams want to catch the big one, spectators, especially kids, watch a chance to see the (more…)
Thankfully, the heat wave has finally abated for the time being, and Gulf Coast temperatures are not nearly as oppressive.
But it’s August in Lower Alabama, and it’s still hot. The upside to the heat is an opportunity to catch one of the most prized (more…)
Most of the tuna fishing in our area takes place at the rigs starting seventy-five miles to the southwest. Due to the long runs to get there, this is usually done by big boats and charter boats that specialize in catching tunas. If you can catch the right (more…)
For visitors to the Alabama Gulf Coast, the tides are a mysterious phenomenon that defies explanation. To the folks who live and work on the Gulf Coast, tides determine the rhythm of life.
That last statement is especially valid for those who fish (more…)
The extended Alabama Red Snapper season closes on Friday. Do you want to go trolling around the nipple or elbow area? The water more closely resembles pea soup than cobalt blue. Conditions like these make for a great time to go on a charter trip.
If you think it’s too early to start making your Labor Day plans, just consider how quickly summer arrived. Yep! It’s time to pull out the computer and start making arrangements for Labor Day (September 7). Book a week’s stay in a gulf-front condo for (more…)
Better load the ice chest down with plenty of water and sports drinks to make sure you stay hydrated if you’re out fishing during the current heat wave.
It might be hard for anglers to deal with the heat, but the fish have another tactic. They just (more…)
Last week was the end of the 44-day season for charter boats to catch red snapper in federal water. Recreational anglers had their federal red snapper season close on June 10. But don’t put away those egg weights and sow rigs just yet because red snapper (more…)
Conservation will be the main theme when the 82nd annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) brings more than 3,000 anglers to the Alabama Gulf Coast for three days of fishing July 17-19.
Whether you like it salty or fresh, you’re invited to fish from our lakes, rivers, bayous, bays and the Gulf of Mexico. Alabama makes it easier than ever to obtain a fishing license so you don’t get caught with your rod down and no license.