It’s time for a little shift in the surf fishing tactics if you want to catch pompano, one of the best-eating fish on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
In the last few years, our spring weather turned quickly into summer. We had spring weather for the first (more…)
Fishing tournaments are a big part of summer fun along the Gulf Coast. As we turn the calendar to June, we already have two, big money, big game tournaments in the books.
The Orange Beach Billfish Classic got the tournament season started at The Wharf (more…)
My phone has been blowing up with pictures of huge speckled trout that have been hooked lately in Alabama coastal waters. That can only mean one thing – it’s spawning time.
A friend who lives on a canal went out at daybreak with a topwater bait and (more…)
Two weeks from today, many of us will be hopefully headed offshore on the first day of the Federal red snapper season. For recreational anglers (fishing from your boat or any other not-for-hire boat) fishing in Federal waters, it’s another short season (more…)
A friend and I were fishing one of the inshore artificial reefs in Alabama’s fish-rich waters with great success. We were reeling in keeper speckled trout and white trout with regularity, when a boat arrived on the scene and glided about 70-75 yards away (more…)
The Fab Four. The Travel Posse. The Fearless Foursome. Those are just a few of the nicknames my travel-loving girlfriends and I use to describe ourselves. Otherwise, we are known as Sandi, Peggy, Susan and Mary.
Since we live in various parts of the (more…)
Passing On a Passion
Teaching our kids to love birding and wildlife in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
It’s a magical experience to watch winged creatures in flight. Our family has always loved the outdoors—my wife, Gina, and I have taken our 12-year-old (more…)
While almost all of the boats motoring out of Alabama ports are headed to grab a quick limit of red snapper during the 10-day season for recreational anglers, those anglers who don’t like to lose sight of the shore basically have the beach to themselves.
A family’s diving adventure in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
It’s hard to describe the magic of scuba diving to a land lubber. When I slip beneath the surface and slowly descend down the anchor line, I enter another world. Venturing into the aquatic
There’s no doubt you’ve noticed we’ve lost a few hours of daylight. With nightfall coming early these days, you could say time is of the essence when you’re planning a golf vacation. Make the most of your day by hitting the greens early and scheduling (more…)