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Kayak Report – March 2019

Benton Parrott Spring is finally here this month. Warmer days and warmer water should make the bite great! Early morning … Mar 1st, 2019

Offshore Report – March 2019

Capt. Don McPherson March is finally here and a little warmer weather. The great news is that triggerfish is open … Mar 1st, 2019

Lake Martin – March 2019

Capt. David B. Hare Well the plugs in, the water is rising, the water is warming, and hopefully by now … Mar 1st, 2019

Mobile Bay / Eastern Shore – March 2019

Capt. Dan Kolenich Winter turned out to be a cold one and that has water temps cooler than usual. As … Mar 1st, 2019

Orange Beach February 2019

Captain Johnny Willis Hope everyone had a fantastic New Years! The fishing from Pensacola to Orange Beach has been fantastic! … Feb 1st, 2019

Lake Martin February 2019

Capt. David B. Hare It goes without saying, we all have had more than our share of winter rains with … Feb 1st, 2019

EditorialsView More

The Gulf Coast Economy is driven by its Natural Resources

I admit it--I’m a big outdoor enthusiast. The happiest memories I have were spent enjoying nature and just feeling at peace surrounded by its beauty. Here in Alabama, we are blessed with an abundance of outdoor activities year round. Many of us in this area hunt, fish, bird watch or simply enjoy lounging at the beach. I think we all share a love for our outdoor hobbies, whatever they may be. But, we may not realize the tremendous economic impact these nature-based activities have on our local economy.Aug 1st, 2013

Hobie Mirage Islands: A New Way to Fish

Whoever said that sailing and hardcore off shore fishing are mutually exclusive sports? Hobie certainly did not. Enter the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island and Mirage Adventure Island. Pedal, paddle or sail them…they are human powered, no motor necessary. marlin, tuna, dorado… off shore pelagic fishing of any kind…the Island’s are a “New Way to Fish” from Hobie. The combination of the MirageDrive® pedal system, rudder, rollerfurling main sail, retracting akas and amas on each side and the hull design ensure a stable and fast ride and enable anglers to cover long distances at trolling speeds. Both boats are proudly made in the U.S.A.Aug 1st, 2013


From a highway blowout to a flat tire on the launch ramp, trailer tire failure is an inconvenience that can be avoided. Use the correct tires, calculate the correct load and maintain the right inflation to avoid problems.Jul 1st, 2013

Proper Planning is the Cornerstone to Success

As you may know, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council recently held a series of public hearings to get feedback on their Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy. The Restoration Council, as established in the RESTORE Act, has the monumental task of developing a plan to guide the spending of 60% of the Clean Water Act penalties from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.Jul 1st, 2013

Youtube Ready

Now that our short red snapper season has come and gone it is time to shift back into amberjack mode. These are the hardest fighting fish species that we target as spearfisherman. It is because of their strength they are called “Pez Fuerte” south of the border. In English it means “strong fish”! Jul 1st, 2013

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