Ed Mashburn, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Fishing the Mobile Bay Causeway

Fishing the Mobile Bay Causeway

Numerous boat ramps give anglers quick access to fish on the Mobile Bay Causeway.       I was anchored within easy sound and sight of the Causeway between Mobile and Spanish Fort on the upper Mobile Bay. The quiet morning on the water made me so thankful that I...
Pier Fishing—Great Fun for the Entire Family

Pier Fishing—Great Fun for the Entire Family

Where else can the whole family go to see neat things, meet good people, and catch a great seafood supper?   For those of us who were not lucky enough to be born and raised on the Gulf Coast (folks like me), our first experience with the wonderful world of...
Trolling for King Mackerel

Trolling for King Mackerel

Keep it moving for kingly inshore action   On this fine June morning, something big and mean is treating me badly. This something big and very fast decided that my cigar minnow, which I had been slowly trolling behind my boat, was just the thing it wanted for...
June’s Lakes Outlook

June’s Lakes Outlook

June holds the promise of some great summertime fishing on Alabama lakes and rivers. Alabama Waters Lake Weiss Captain Lee Pitts says that Lake Weiss will be at full pool level after being lower last winter. The dam’s generating schedule will be on a normal...
Mangrove Snapper Fishing On The Rocks

Mangrove Snapper Fishing On The Rocks

Snapper season lasts all year long if you go after the right snapper in the right places on the Alabama coast. My shrimp was not very happy as I allowed it to sink slowly into the clear water of Perdido Pass near the rock jetties that break the strong Gulf swells. As...