Fall is a beautiful time of year for a visit to the Alabama Gulf Coast. The air feels crisper, the sky looks bluer and the days are still warm. It’s also a good time for fishing on the coast.
The cooler temperatures of fall bring out the best of Gulf (more…)
What has always impressed me most about our local charter boat fleet is how diverse their collective skills are at catching many different species of fish. Of course, during red snapper season charter boats consistently put customers on big fish, but (more…)
One of the great aspects of living or visiting the Alabama Gulf Coast is experiencing the marine environment and the vast number of species that hang out just off Alabama’s sugar-white sand beaches. Of course, plenty of people get excited when a pod of (more…)
Center console boats are often referred to by charter boats and big boat captains as ‘Monkey Boats.’ It’s a nautical term that goes back to the early 1800’s meaning “Any of various kinds of a small boat used as a tender, tow-boat, etc., especially in (more…)
Like it does every summer, at one point or another, the preferred species of game fish, like speckled trout and redfish, start getting finicky about what they’ll bite.
Thankfully, most of the freshwater influx caused by Tropical Storm Cindy in June (more…)
It’s that time of year again when anglers get ready for the largest saltwater fishing tournament in the nation. The 84th annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR), set for July 21-23, attracts more than 3,000 anglers to coastal Alabama.
The weekend (more…)
“It’s like the Super Bowl of Fishing,” said Joey Birbeck, Captain of 2016 Blue Marlin Grand Champion boat You Never Know. We claim a lot of things here along our coast as ‘The Greatest.’ We all know our beaches, hospitality, seafood, Red Snapper fishing (more…)
Use the extra days of federal snapper season to find new spots to catch the popular fish.
For the past few years with our very short federal fishing seasons for red snapper I, and (more…)
Gotcha plugs or cigar minnows from the Gulf State Park Pier will usually yield great Spanish catches.
With many anglers headed offshore to enjoy the extended red snapper season, (more…)
Getting ready for a breathtaking 72 hours on the Alabama Gulf Coast is as easy as 1-2-3. Check out these three ways to enjoy Gulf Shores and Orange Beach during your Labor Day weekend.