Ed Mashburn, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Catching Big Catfish Near Alabama Dams

Catching Big Catfish Near Alabama Dams

Catching Big Catfish Near Alabama Dams For anglers who are not familiar with fishing near the big dams of north Alabama, first exposure to the roiling, powerful currents of the water below the dams can be very intimidating. These dams create some powerful, difficult...
Scalloping In Florida – St. Joe Bay

Scalloping In Florida – St. Joe Bay

Scalloping In Florida – St. Joe Bay The late morning sun is lighting up the sandy and grassy bottom of St. Joseph Bay as I drift along under my orange and white “diver down” flag floating behind me. My mask and snorkel allow me to keep my eyes on the bottom as I...
Exploring the Best Bass Fishing Vacations in Alabama

Exploring the Best Bass Fishing Vacations in Alabama

Exploring the Best Bass Fishing Vacations in Alabama In the middle of Alabama is a vast region known as the “Black Belt” from the deep, fertile richness of the soil, and this special place needs to be on the radar for everyone who is looking for a great place to visit...
Oil Rig Fishing in the Gulf – Tips from Top Captains

Oil Rig Fishing in the Gulf – Tips from Top Captains

Gulf of Mexico oil rig fishing has been a go to for many big game anglers, for years. Be that fishing oil rigs in Louisiana, off the coast of Alabama or even those leaving the beautiful white sand beaches of Florida, these rigs have been the destination to catch big...
How to Catch Sheepshead – Fishing in the Cold

How to Catch Sheepshead – Fishing in the Cold

The wind was chilly and my feet, still wet after I missed a step launching the boat earlier, were starting to complain. The misty rain soaked everything not covered, and water dripped off the bill of my cap. It was cold but I didn’t even notice when, for about the...

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