Ed Mashburn | Great Days Outdoors
Spanish Mackerel: Lightning in a Small Package

Spanish Mackerel: Lightning in a Small Package

Take a very fast, very aggressive and very hard-pulling game fish. Put this fish in an attractive physical form. Then add this fish to several hundred like it. What do we have? Spanish mackerel, of course!  General description Spanish mackerel don’t get very big. A...
Tripletail: When, Where, and How

Tripletail: When, Where, and How

The tripletail is a popular target for anglers, and for good reason. The July sun beat down as my old buddy Yano Serra and I drifted over a sunken barge in the Mississippi Sound off Mobile Bay’s western shores. We caught specks and white trout and the occasional...
Live Shrimp: How We Come By Them

Live Shrimp: How We Come By Them

Gulf Coast anglers rely on this bait, but how do bait shops get live shrimp? We don’t have to go too far along the Alabama coast to find a bait-and-tackle shop that caters to the various needs of anglers. In every shop there will be racks of rods and reels, rows of...
Alabama Lakes Outlook: June 2017

Alabama Lakes Outlook: June 2017

June in Alabama Means Catching Fish Better Than Just About Anywhere Else The sun is getting much stronger and the winds of spring have died back. The days usually show flat calm early morning and late evening conditions. If that doesn’t make you want to get on the...

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