Ed Mashburn, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Family Fishing Vacations On the Gulf Coast

Family Fishing Vacations On the Gulf Coast

The Area – Not Big, but So Nice for Gulf Coast Family Fishing Vacations The Alabama coastline is not long.  It stretches just a bit over 35 miles from Florida to Mississippi, but this small area is perfect for Gulf Coast family fishing vacations. This deepest of...
Building a  DIY Back Yard Fire Pit

Building a DIY Back Yard Fire Pit

Few things are more inviting to outdoorsmen than a cozy fire. It’s not hard to bring a little light and warmth to our backyard. Building a DIY fire pit is well within the abilities of nearly every homeowner and with just a few tools and easy to obtain materials,...
Kayak Fishing: Paddle or Pedal?

Kayak Fishing: Paddle or Pedal?

Kayak anglers have a couple of choices for making their boats go- they both work, but which is better? With the explosion in popularity of kayaks for fishing, it’s only natural that some serious developments in propulsion systems for kayaks would develop. One of the...
Family Fun: The Gulf Coast Fishing Rodeo

Family Fun: The Gulf Coast Fishing Rodeo

Gulf Coast Fishing Rodeo – Not Just for the Anglers Here on the Gulf Coast, two things we outdoors folks really love are fishing and competition with our fishing. We like seeing who can catch the biggest fish while we’re at it. Fishing rodeos are a part of the...
Early Spring Bream Fishing

Early Spring Bream Fishing

Some big bream are getting ready for bedding, and they’re ready right now for some fast action for Alabama anglers. The March sun is starting to get some weight behind it, and the warmth of the breeze feels quite nice on this pleasant afternoon. But as nice as the sun...