It’s amazing to think about a natural force, located hundreds of miles away as being the driving force for fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. It makes much more of an impact than any boat, captain, crew, lure or bait. It’s between one hundred and two hundred (more…)
Food sport is serious (and delicious) business, and to be a judge at the 2017 World Food Championships, you have to eat like a pro. Seriously. There are criteria. It takes training. It takes dedication. And it may take elastic-waist pants. But if you’re (more…)
2017 World Food Championships condo reservations? Check.
Schedule of events? Check.
Stretchy pants? Double check.
Trust us. You’re going to need those stretchy pants. After all, this is the 2017 World Food Championships, and nothing says food (more…)
More than 1,200 chefs and home cooks are set to converge on the Alabama Gulf Coast during Nov. 8-12 for the biggest event in food sport history. The 2017 World Food Championships will take center stage at The Wharf in Orange Beach. Over the course of (more…)
Milder temperatures during the off season in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach mean that some of the warm-weather activities may not be available. But those who want to stay active during their downtime will discover an abundance of adventure outdoors, by (more…)
It appears the redfish bite has turned into a feeding frenzy in the aftermath of Hurricane Nate.
Redfish are normally bottom feeders, crunching on juvenile crabs and other crustaceans. When Nate rolled through it stirred the bottom and gave redfish (more…)
Ask a local angler and they’ll tell you summer isn’t the only time you can reel in a great catch in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Fall and winter fishing along the Alabama Gulf Coast can yield an ice chest full of great seafood.
According to the Alabama (more…)
Our team is prepping for an action-packed month of November. The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Sports Commission will treat fans to exhilarating competitions on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Take a look at some of the events on our busy sports schedule:
For most of us, the first offshore fish that ever really made a reel ‘scream’ was probably a king mackerel. Those long, blistering runs of kings always produce adrenaline for everyone on the boat and a nice bounty for the fish box.
I look at king mackerel, (more…)