Inshore anglers in Alabama have experienced an unusually spotty speckled trout bite this summer. Fortunately, one species has become a beacon of consistency during the summer heat – the drag-stripping, test-your-tackle redfish, especially those that reach (more…)
Just about every creature around is looking for a cooler place to hang out, and that includes one of Alabama’s favorite inshore gamefish species – the speckled trout, spotted seatrout if you’re a purist.
Speckled trout are typically ambush predators, (more…)
Private offshore anglers get to fish for red snapper the whole week of the 4th of July, but what happens the following Monday other than the snapper-withdrawal blues?
I can offer a cure, and it can appeal to a wide variety of anglers, young and old, (more…)
As New York Yankees great Yogi Berra famously said, “It’s déjà vu all over again” on the Alabama Gulf Coast. The early subtropical system that thankfully turned out to be a dud left a great deal of moisture in the area, which has caused plenty of rain (more…)
Kayaking is a favorite pastime along Alabama’s beaches. Imagine a tranquil excursion where you are low to the water and in complete sync with Mother Nature. Now add a fishing pole and it takes on an entirely different level of connecting with wildlife. (more…)
Alabama’s most-anticipated saltwater fishing seasons are here, and plenty of the state’s premier reef fish, red snapper, await anglers who venture into the Gulf of Mexico. The red snapper seasons in Alabama are separated into two divisions on the recreational (more…)
Mother Nature has thrown a curve at speckled trout anglers on the Alabama Gulf Coast this year. In normal years, trout fishing would be wide open all along Alabama’s 53-mile coastline, but unusual weather patterns this year have concentrated the fishing (more…)