Capt. Bobby Abruscato, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Popping Corks and Fall Fishing

Popping Corks and Fall Fishing

Popping corks become a popular bait for fish as water temps change in the early fall. Two hours into my mid-September charter, I was scratching my head and wondering where all the trout that I had been catching had gone. I had taken two days off and had expected to be...
May Inshore Fishing Opportunities

May Inshore Fishing Opportunities

May is tops for inshore fishing in Mobile Bay.   Oh, what to do, what to do? Those were my thoughts as I eased away for the launch with my charter. It wasn’t that the fishing was so tough. On the contrary, the inshore fishing was so good that I was having trouble...
Dissecting Alabama’s Legendary Dixey Bar

Dissecting Alabama’s Legendary Dixey Bar

The fabled Dixey Bar, named after a Civil War ship, is truly a magical place to find bull reds.   On the eastern side of the mouth of Mobile Bay lays the fabled Dixey Bar. The naturally-formed sandbar runs along the eastern side of the Mobile ship channel for...
Wade Fishing for Speckled Trout

Wade Fishing for Speckled Trout

Get a little wet to put the sneak on specks. Here are some things you need to know about wade fishing for speckled trout!   With the water temperature in the mid 60-degree range, it was going to be a little chilly at first easing in with no waders on. I was...