Your Guide to Kayak Fishing on Alabama's Beaches
Kayaking is a favorite pastime along Alabama’s beaches. Imagine a tranquil excursion where you are low to the water and in complete sync with Mother Nature. Now add a fishing pole and it takes on an entirely different level of connecting with wildlife.
Don’t let the sound of a motor scare away your next big catch. Become one with the water and glide your way to a great day on the water with kayak fishing.
Whether you are experienced at kayaking or a beginner, you’ll find picture-perfect places to kayak fish on the Alabama Gulf Coast. It’s an outdoor lover’s dream come true here. Numerous bodies of water welcome you to kayak fish, including the Gulf waters, countless rivers, numerous bays, and many creeks and streams. Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan have a number of places to rent kayaks to enjoy the peace and quiet nature has to offer.
The City of Orange Beach Wind & Water Learning Center offers clinics on kayak fishing. The main purpose is to teach techniques on how to maneuver a fishing kayak, how to use and detach an anchor trolley, and casting practices. The class is $70 for three hours and includes all the equipment needed for kayak fishing. The waterfront learning center accommodates those 15 years and older, and all skill levels. A convenient location on Wolf Bay makes for easy access to the scenic bay water. In addition to the kayak fishing clinic, the Wind & Water Learning Center also offers a sail camp and kayaking classes for beginners.