Ed Mashburn | Great Days Outdoors
Dixey Bar’s Bull Reds

Dixey Bar’s Bull Reds

One of coastal Alabama’s most famous fisheries, the Dixey Bar attracts big bull reds.  Sitting in the shade cast by my boat’s T-top and sipping on iced tea, I’m able to ignore the August heat. My anchor is holding well on the sandy-mud bottom of Dixey Bar where Mobile...
Mackerel of Both Kinds on the Alabama Coast

Mackerel of Both Kinds on the Alabama Coast

Alabama has some great late summer mackerel fishing. Mackerel fishing off the coast of Alabama is restful and relaxing. It’s a pleasure to cast out a live cigar minnow, put the rod in a holder, sit back, feel the early morning sun start to warm up the world, and...
Night Fishing Below the Lights for Specks and Reds

Night Fishing Below the Lights for Specks and Reds

Want to catch fish, yet avoid the hot weather? It’s easy—fish at night. The last light of the sunset faded away in the west, and the world over the water was dark except for the lights fixed on the ends of various docks along the shoreline. The day was winding down,...