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Spanish Mackerel: Lightning in a Small Package

Spanish Mackerel: Lightning in a Small Package

Take a very fast, very aggressive and very hard-pulling game fish. Put this fish in an attractive physical form. Then add this fish to several hundred like it. What do we have? Spanish mackerel, of course!  General description Spanish mackerel don’t get very big. A...
Tripletail: When, Where, and How

Tripletail: When, Where, and How

The tripletail is a popular target for anglers, and for good reason. The July sun beat down as my old buddy Yano Serra and I drifted over a sunken barge in the Mississippi Sound off Mobile Bay’s western shores. We caught specks and white trout and the occasional...
Limblines for River Cats

Limblines for River Cats

Veteran angler or not, the right bait, swivel, line and hook size play a big part in limblining catfish. My brother and I had just beached our kayaks on the Leaf River in southeast Mississippi when an older gentleman pulled up to the launch in a 12-foot flat bottom....
Unusual Lures: Rigging for More Bass

Unusual Lures: Rigging for More Bass

Unusual Lure Can Put Many Fish In The Boat Quickly Known variously as Alabama Rigs, umbrella rigs or by other names, these contraptions capable of deploying multiple baits on a single cast first exploded on the bass fishing industry in 2011, but they continue to catch...
Live Shrimp: How We Come By Them

Live Shrimp: How We Come By Them

Gulf Coast anglers rely on this bait, but how do bait shops get live shrimp? We don’t have to go too far along the Alabama coast to find a bait-and-tackle shop that caters to the various needs of anglers. In every shop there will be racks of rods and reels, rows of...

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