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Bird Island Natural Island

There are many natural islands and wildlife areas in our Gulf Coast area, four to be exact. One, Bird Island, is located in the heart of the Perdido Pass. Although the island is owned by the state of...

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Fresh Gulf Shrimp is always a favorite! Try this easy recipe.

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Spicy Cilantro-Jalapeno Cobia

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Cobia Fishing

Now is the perfect time to fish for Cobia as these fish begin migrating from the east to west. Cobia can be found in a variety of habitats including coral reefs, rocky shores, and inshore around...

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NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship

Awarded the “Best New Event” in 2016 by SportsTravel magazine, the NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship returns to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area. Held for the...

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Welcome Back Derek Johnson

He is back! After a one year hiatus to work on a commercial tuna boat on the Atlantic coast, Derek Johnson has returned to the Reel Surprise Charters' family. ...

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Hunting for Healing

Captain Randy Boggs and his family were guests of Executive Chef Chris Sherrill’s this past Saturday at Grit & Game. This was a benefit for Hunting for Healing. Hunting for Healing is a...

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Baked Permit

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Permit

Another species anglers are catching on our charters are permit. This popular sport fish often gets mistaken for Florida pompano. Permit can grow much larger than pompano, up to 15 or 20 pounds with a...

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Spicy Spadefish

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