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Spanish Mackerel Fish on Light Tackle

Spanish Mackerel Fish on Light Tackle

Spanish mackerel fish are a favorite quarry of Gulf Coast anglers. Gulls and terns circle overhead and start diving and screaming as they crash into the water in hot pursuit of something below. Liquid splashes and flashes indicate something is moving at a very high...
Popping Corks and Fall Fishing

Popping Corks and Fall Fishing

Popping corks become a popular bait for fish as water temps change in the early fall. Two hours into my mid-September charter, I was scratching my head and wondering where all the trout that I had been catching had gone. I had taken two days off and had expected to be...
Fishing with Top-Water Lures for Bass

Fishing with Top-Water Lures for Bass

When fishing with soft-plastic top-water lures for bass, be prepared for the vicious, nonstop strikes of big mouth bass  The sun is not yet up over the shoreline trees and the very early morning air is very comfortable. On Alabama’s lakes, it’s going to be hot later,...
Tips for Fall Bass Fishing

Tips for Fall Bass Fishing

As Water Temperatures Cool, Fall Bass Fishing Heats Up Turning the calendar page over to September can bring a sense of relief, especially for bass anglers. The hot, “dog days” of summer are behind us. Anticipation of cool mornings and mild days stirs our desire to...
September New Gear

September New Gear

Check out September’s newest gear!   Mossberg 590 Shockwave 410 bore Following the introduction of the 12-gauge 590 Shockwave in 2017, Mossberg has continued to expand the line-up with a 20-gauge offering, additional 12-gauge models and now Mossberg...
Fall Traditions: Alabama Dixey Bar Bull Reds

Fall Traditions: Alabama Dixey Bar Bull Reds

Big bull reds start their own brawl on Alabama Dixey Bar. It was obvious to the anglers that they were not in small water anymore. As soon as their boat rounded the point at Fort Morgan on Alabama’s Gulf Coast at the mouth of Mobile Bay (as many consider the Alabama...