Ed Mashburn, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Fishing Paddle Board: Sit Down or Stand Up?

Fishing Paddle Board: Sit Down or Stand Up?

It’s all a question of balance- stand up or sit down when paddle board fishing.   When it comes to choosing between fishing paddle board or fishing kayak, anglers need to be aware that both standing in a boat and sitting in a boat can produce some great fishing....
Big Bass Fishing in January

Big Bass Fishing in January

Many anglers stay home in front of the television throughout much of January, and they miss some of the best big bass, small water fishing of the entire year.   My big spinnerbait approached the sunken logs at the corner of the small pond. The silver blade just...
Kayak Fishing Gear For Your New Kayak

Kayak Fishing Gear For Your New Kayak

Be sure to have all of the necessary kayak fishing gear after purchasing your new kayak. When a new kayak angler loads up that new kayak along with their kayak fishing gear, and heads for the water for the first time, something usually becomes apparent very quickly....
Amberjack Fish — Lots of Work But Even More Fun

Amberjack Fish — Lots of Work But Even More Fun

For anglers, there’s nothing quite like catching amberjack fish in Alabama. The big charter boat’s engines slowed down and the skipper turned the boat into the prevailing wind to keep the boat and the anglers aboard in the proper orientation to the structure on the...
Fishing Sheepshead in Alabama’s Inshore Reefs

Fishing Sheepshead in Alabama’s Inshore Reefs

Holiday colors for anglers are black and white—the colors of sheepshead. It was a day of bright sunlight, chilly wind, and clear water at the mouth of Mobile Bay.  Gulls and other water birds screeched. Big gas rig service boats passed by my anchored boat from time to...