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Reef Fishing for Saltwater Fish for Saltwater Fish

If you’ve been reef fishing for snapper, grouper, amberjack, scamp, king mackerel, cobia and a wide variety of different fish that hold on natural and artificial reefs, you know that you often...

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How to Catch Fish on a Party Boat

Have you ever seen that some anglers catch more and bigger fish than other ...

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Fishing Tips Along our Gulf Coast

If you’ve watched saltwater fishing TV shows, you’ll often see anglers in fighting chairs on the backs of the boats pumping the rods. When a fish is on the line, an angler generally will...

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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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