If you saw any of the Blue Marlin Grand Championship at The Wharf earlier this month, it wasn’t only big fish that were on display. The only thing bigger than the 806-pound blue marlin that was weighed were the boats fishing in the tournament. Two boats (more…)
Sports are full of superstitions and lore, and many have a long-standing history. Consider baseball’s Curse of the Bambino when the Boston Red Sox failed to earn a World Series title for 86 years after selling Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. Some athletes (more…)
Combining vacations with grandparents, adult siblings and their families is becoming more and more popular in days when families are looking for meaningful experiences when every moment counts. Some may consider this their normal vacation style, but for (more…)
It’s that time of year when inshore anglers realize the inshore species of fish like speckled trout, redfish, white trout and flounder are getting finicky about what they’ll hit.
It’s been getting harder and harder to get sufficient strikes on artificial (more…)
You’ve planned for weeks and months for your family vacation, only to find the forecast shows rain on the radar. Mother Nature doesn’t always follow our recommendations when we sing “Rain, rain go away; come again another day.” But all is not lost. Remember (more…)
The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is the largest fishing tournament in the nation with more than 3,000 participants each year and around 75,000 spectators. This year’s rodeo is set for July 15-17.
J&M Tackle in Orange Beach will again be the (more…)
I spend a lot of mornings watching charter boats head out of Perdido Pass. There is something very relaxing for me watching boats and customers leave out for a day of fishing. I regularly speak with charter boat captains and mates about the offshore fishing (more…)
With the height of tourist season approaching, there are quite a few visitors from interior areas who aren’t comfortable fishing unless they’re within sight of land. That’s what makes slow-trolling for Spanish mackerel and small king mackerel such an (more…)
With the Federal Red Snapper season now complete it’s time to find those honey holes in Alabama waters. Finding a new ‘private’ spot is just as exciting to me as catching the fish off those new numbers. Like every other aspect of offshore fishing locking (more…)