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Latest Saltwater Fishing Article
A Quest For Redfish
It is really difficult not to appreciate the beauty, power and veracity of a redfish hooked and pulling line off of your  reel. At least that is what I had been told by numerous anglers. For me, it was so much more. I have had the opportunity to catch some of the most challenging fish the waters of Alabama have to offer. As an avid spearfisherman, I have even gone into the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico to pick out the fish I wanted. None of my experiences prepared me for the excitement of catching a redfish. 

With all the hype around redfishing, it is hard to believe that just 25 years ago they were considered a by-catch. There was no interest in fishing for them as sport or as food. Since their body has a large head and a large skeletal structure, many thought of the fish as too much trouble. The fact that their large scales make them difficult to clean...

More Saltwater Fishing Articles
When catching fish, I never had been beaten as badly as I was the first August night I fished around the dock lights in Perdido Bay on Ono Island. On the first cast made by Capt. Gary...

There’s was confusion about when anglers can leave the Alabama shore and go fishing for red snapper this summer—and that was before a deal struck June 14 between the Feds and the five Gulf...

One of the easiest fish to catch in June is also one of the hardest-fighting fish on the Gulf Coast and perhaps one of the least understood fish—the mackerel. Alabama has two types of mackerel...

Federal rules and regulations on saltwater fishing—most enacted during the past five years—have made keeping up with limits, seasons and outright closures about as easy as filing your...

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