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Red Snapper Friday

The Friday after Thanksgiving, November 27, we are offering “Red Snapper Friday.” This will be the last opportunity to fish for and retain red snapper in 2015. We are offering our 8-hour...

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Local Owners purchase SanRoc Cay Marina

Local Orange Beach business B&D Maritime, Inc., owned by Randy and Susan Boggs, has purchased the marina located at SanRoc Cay, effective Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The marina is located on Cotton...

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Shared Expense Trip vs. Private Charter

Many of you have asked what the difference is between a shared expense trip and a private charter. At Reel Surprise Charters, our shared expense trips are also called walk-ons. These are shared...

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Flounder with Lemon Butter Sauce

Enjoy this take on an old favorite. ...

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Catching Flounder

Flounder can be found along our Gulf Coast shores during the fall months when the weather is cooler. They live on the ocean and bay floors and typically stay in one place while waiting for bait to...

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Fishing Along the Gulf Coast

Just like spring, summer, fall and winter, fishing also has a season along our Alabama Gulf Coast. Fall is a great time for fishing. Some of the species you can catch are Spanish Mackerel and White...

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28th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

This coming Saturday, September 19 is the 28th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup from 8:00 a.m. until 12 noon. This time of year, we all come together as one to keep our beaches and coastlines clean and...

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Shrimp Festival Golf Tournament

Friday, September 11 is the Annual National Shrimp Festival Golf Tournament for Education presented by the Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce. The tournament will be played at Peninsula Golf...

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How to Catch Red Snapper

Follow these easy steps from Captain Randy Boggs of the Reel Surprise. http://johninthewild.com/how-to-catch-a-big-red-snapper-with-captain-randy-boggs    ...

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Why Does the Captain Move the Boat?

One of the most-common questions asked by many people who go reef fishing on a charter boat is, “Why does the captain leave a spot where the fish are biting and move to another place?” ...

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