Do you have a beach bucket list? You know, it has all those things that you think will make your beach vacation perfect. Some of our past Gulf Shores & Orange Beach visitors have a few suggestions for you to consider adding to your list; 101 suggestions (more…)
Editor’s Note: Lake Shelby is one of the closest freshwater lakes to salt water along the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf State Park naturalist Kelly Reetz gives us an overview of the lake.
Lake Shelby is considered a freshwater lake, even though it has some (more…)
Editor’s Note: Captain Gary Davis, who guides 200 days per year, has been fishing the Mobile Bay to Perdido Bay area all his life.
The speckled trout are still holding in the bays like Mobile, Little Lagoon, and Perdido. We haven’t had the cold weather (more…)
Editor’s Note: David Thornton was on the Gulf State Park Pier in Gulf Shores, Alabama, when he gave us this report.
The Spanish mackerel bite has been increasing, as has their sizes, often weighing between 3 and 5 pounds. You can keep 15 Spanish mackerel (more…)
Shrimp lovers from far and near will converge on Gulf Shores beginning Thursday, Oct. 10 for the 42nd National Shrimp Festival. More than 300,000 people are expected to stroll through the four-day festival.
Whether you’re looking for good eats or are (more…)
Room with a view for two? October is a great month to retreat to the beach with your special someone. You’ll be treated to sensational sunsets and sparkling waters. You’ll feel like you’re in your own private paradise with the off-season crowds.
Catch and release, a conservation program started by BASS to protect the large numbers of bass caught, has been applied to tournament fishing for crappie, walleyes, and catfish. To increase sustainability, (having enough fish so anglers can harvest them (more…)
Since the close of red snapper season in early summer, the Orange Beach, Alabama, charter captains deliberately have dodged the artificial reefs with the most and biggest red snapper on them. But on October 1, captains will be targeting those reefs not (more…)