Don’t put away those egg weights and bottom rods. Alabama anglers can still catch red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. You just have to go into Florida state waters to do so and follow a few rules so you can bring your catch back home to Alabama. Like Alabama (more…)
You hear about girls getaways all the time, but when was the last time you got away with just the guys? If you can’t remember, it’s been too long. Whether you’re planning a bachelor party, weekend fishing trip or just some bonding time, fall is the ideal (more…)
With the kids back in school, I thought this was also a good time for all of us fishermen to knot go back to school! Knots are like air conditioners in the South, you only notice them when they don’t work.
I am allergic to fire ants, but I am not sure (more…)
Inshore anglers who really love to test their tackle are in for a treat right now on the Alabama Gulf Coast. An invasion of redfish (aka red drum) has left anglers in amazement in terms of sheer numbers and the variety of sizes available.
The inshore (more…)
Catching a marlin is on the bucket of lots of anglers. Many have traveled to far away exotic waters to get a chance at these majestic creatures. Our local, big game fishery proves that you don’t need a passport to catch a billfish. Marlin, both the blue (more…)
Sunshine is abundant here on the Alabama Gulf Coast. And this time of year, the dog days of August, everybody is looking for a little shade.
That also includes one of the most prized fish species on the Gulf Coast, the delicious tripletail. Also called (more…)
For a delicious treat that is fun to put on your plate, plan a fall trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach to fish for flounder. You can catch these comical-looking fish the traditional way with a rod and reel, but wading the shoreline with a good light (more…)
When the echo of summer sounds fade from the beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, the fishing comes back to life! After a hectic summer fishing season, fall is the time to slow down and enjoy the bounty offered by the Gulf of Mexico and local back (more…)
Even with the recent closing of Federal Red Snapper season for charter boats and the announcement of closures for Triggerfish and Amberjack for the rest of the calendar year, there are still plenty of fish to be caught offshore.
As the August weather (more…)
The king is here on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Long live the king.
Of course, I’m talking about tarpon, the silver king. Each summer this ultimate nearshore game fish migrates to its northern range and inhabits the Gulf waters within site of the Alabama (more…)