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Blue Angels Practice in Pensacola

If you haven’t had a chance to see the Blue Angels in action, you can catch a practice on select days in August at NAS Pensacola. Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m. and last about 75...

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“What about the weather?”

This is a common question that we get at Reel Surprise Charters. Orange Beach, Alabama is one of the rainiest places in the south. In the summer months, the average rain fall is about ¼” per...

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82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Get ready this weekend, July 17 – 19, for the 82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo located on Dauphin Island. The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is the oldest and largest multi-species saltwater...

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2015 USSA Global Sports Baseball World Series Comes to the Beach

If you like baseball, then we have just the thing for you! Now through the end of July, the 2015 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series will be played at venues throughout Gulf Shores, Orange Beach...

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82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Make your plans to get ready for the 82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo July 17 – July 19 located on Dauphin Island. The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is the oldest and largest multi-species...

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82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Make your plans to get ready for the 82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo July 17 – July 19 located on Dauphin Island. The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is the oldest and largest multi-species...

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Scamp Grouper

One more species of grouper that you can find in our area is the Scamp Grouper. Similar to the other species of grouper, these too are born as females but can later become males. They are light grey...

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Red Grouper

Another species of grouper that you can catch this time of year along our Gulf waters is the Red Grouper. Similar to the gag grouper, the red grouper are born as females but can later become males....

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Gag Grouper Opens July 1

Get ready to catch some gag grouper as the season officially opens in federal waters on July 1, 2015 through December 2, 2015. The minimum size for gag grouper is 22 inches with up to 2 gag within the...

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As Memorial Day Approaches

As the unofficial start of summer nears, it is important to remember the reason we celebrate Memorial Day. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have...

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