Back in November, I wrote about properly putting away your offshore gear for the winter. As we know all too well, everything about offshore fishing is expensive. Rods, reels and tackle all represent the significant investments we’ve made to enjoy a sport (more…)
Is a spring break vacation on your family’s wish list? Get ready to stow away those school books and start planning your family-friendly spring break vacation. Spacious white-sand beaches with room to spread out combined with kid-friendly activities and (more…)
Buying an avid angler a surprise Christmas gift is usually a futile effort. Most of the time, that angler has already procured the latest and greatest tackle on the market.
However, it can be done with a little work. If you have a chance, slip into (more…)
Does your business have an interest in becoming a team player with Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission? Plan on becoming one of our sponsors for the 2017 sports season and you’ll get added incentives for receiving promotion online and in (more…)
When I was growing up, I thought all beaches had sparkling, clean, white sand. Raised on the Gulf Coast made me an expert and somewhat of an inadvertent beach snob when it came to the quality and beauty of the coast. When I traveled for the first time (more…)
For most of us, it’s over. The 2016 fishing season has come to a close. Maybe we’ll try to sneak out one last time around Thanksgiving or a sunny December day, but I think most of us know deep down that we’ve cleared the pass for the last time in 2016.
A wellness weekend may mean different things to different travelers. For some, it means hitting the pavement and racing toward the finish line in a beach race. For others, it’s beachfront yoga and a Swedish massage. No matter which category you fall into, (more…)
The cold front that came through late last week shows just how blustery conditions can get here on the Alabama Gulf Coast during the fall.
One of the best places to get out of the wind and find fish is Little Lagoon on the west end of Gulf Shores. (more…)
As much as I hate to admit it, the offshore season is winding down. I know some of us will keep at it until November or perhaps even until December if this warmer than usual weather sticks around. As we all think about another season gone by I thought (more…)
The temperature earlier this week dipped to a delightful 59 degrees on the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast, which means the fall fishing bonanza on the Gulf State Park Pier is underway.
Dustin Hayes of Top Gun Tackle, which has an outlet on the pier, (more…)