Mike Thompson, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Mobile Bay Fishing the Theodore Industrial Canal

Mobile Bay Fishing the Theodore Industrial Canal

Getting outdoors for a day on the water usually consists of getting in on some enjoyment of what Mother Nature has made. Beautiful surroundings allow for a great atmosphere whether catching fish or not. However, a local Mobile Bay fishing destination makes no promise...
September Teal Hunting Tips for Gulf Coast Hunters

September Teal Hunting Tips for Gulf Coast Hunters

Gulf Coast waterfowl hunters are anxious with anticipation for the special teal hunting season offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that begins in September. The majority of blue wing teal migrate early, so the special September teal hunting season allows...
How to Catch Tarpon – Alabama Tarpon

How to Catch Tarpon – Alabama Tarpon

Television shows from Florida often highlight the magnificent action that can be had in places like Boca Grande and the Florida Keys for the ultimate sportfish – tarpon. The shows often portray catching the tarpon as easy as child’s play. However, anyone who has...
Soft Shell Blue Crab Harvesting Guide

Soft Shell Blue Crab Harvesting Guide

Looking at a golden brown, fried soft shell blue crab on a dinner plate can bring either curiosity or excitement, depending on who’s looking. If you are unfamiliar with this great Gulf Coast delicacy, you really don’t know what you are missing. Let’s take a closer...
Flounder Gigging at Night – How to Stick Em

Flounder Gigging at Night – How to Stick Em

Every summer along the Gulf Coast we move into what many call the ‘misery months.’  That’s when the temperatures get so hot, that to catch a few fish, we may have to endure the scorching heat. Well, for some outdoor enthusiasts, they just switch gears and go...

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