Weekly Hunting and Fishing Blog Posts by Intercoastal Safaris

An Introduction to Night Vision Hog Hunting

Ferrel Hog Hunting

Hello everyone! My name is Jeff Sanders. I am the marketing director of Intercoastal Safaris and I wanted to share with you what our night vision hog hunts are like. When I joined Intercoastal Safaris I was extremely new to the hunting and fishing industry, but over the past 12 months I have learned a lot. I receive a lot of similar questions when clients call trying to book their own hunting trip. We have collected those below. I hope this brings some insight into our company and also why you should trust us to provide you with an unforgettable night vision hog hunt.  Q: What is a night vision hog hunt?A: This is an all night excursion which involves shooting wild hogs during … Read More

Posted on April 27, 2017

Spring Cobia Fishing on the Gulf Coast

Huge Cobia in Orange Beach in April

Cobia are back on the Gulf Coast! As the water starts warming along the west coast of Florida, these pelagic fish make their way north to their traditional spawning grounds between Mobile and Tallahassee. Spring is the perfect time to target this favorite species in our area, where the water is just right for cobia and the weather is great for anglers.Don’t Miss Spring Cobia! Locally, we see cobia as they migrate north from their wintering grounds in the Keys to spawn in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Normally they are solitary fish, however, during the spawn you can often find them in small groups of two, three or more. When migrating, groups as large as twenty are occasionally reported.A classic … Read More

Posted on April 17, 2017

How To Cook Wild Boar Ragout

Flora Bama chef holding Wild Boar Ragout

Chef Robert Kraatz of the Flora Bama Yacht Club, gives Intercoastal Safaris an inside look on how to prepare wild boar ragout from inside your own home. Check out the video to see how it all comes together. I wrote this recipe based on the assumption of 1 lb of meat Wild Boar Ragout 1lb Wild Boar WILD BOAR RAGOUT1/2 Cup Diced Onion 1/4 Cup Diced Celery 1/4 Cup Diced Carrots 1 tbsp Minced Garlic 8oz Crushed Tomato 1.5 tbsp Salt 1 tbsp Black Pepper Soy Sauce Hot Sauce Apple Cider Vinegar 4oz/1.5cup Red Wine of Choice1.) In a Dutch Oven heat roughly 2-3 tbsp of Olive Oil over high heat. *turn on your fan!!*2.) Cut meat into 1-1.5 inch squares. 3.) … Read More

Posted on March 24, 2017

How To Properly Cook Bufflehead Ducks

Hunter holding bufflehead duck

How to Cook Bufflehead Duck Chef Robert Kraatz of the Flora-BamaYacht Club does not come from a hunting or fishing background yet he shares a similar mission as those who do. In this video we learn about how to cook bufflehead ducks!  In my opinion one of the telltale signs that you're dealing with a true Sportsman is that they utilize all that they harvest. Over the course of my career I have had the pleasure of working closely with various types of hunters. As an avid waterfowl hunter, I can truly say that the level of sportsmanship is second to none in the industry. With that being the case however there are a few birds that have the reputation of … Read More

Posted on February 21, 2017

It’s Time to Start Booking For Red Snapper Season 2017!

Red Snapper Season

Book Your Red Snapper Weekend Getaway! Red Snapper season is closing in fast! Only 4 months away from the beginning of Red Snapper season! We have a few options for you to choose from when booking your trip this year. We suggest you make a weekend of it with Intercoastal Safaris. Imagine yourself enjoying 2 red snapper fishing trips. In addition you'll enjoy luxurious accommodations. Such as: Premium lodging w/ pool, sauna, hot tub, wifi Open bar inside lodge with premium complimentary beverages Private beach access Fresh red snapper meals @ The Flora Bama Yacht Club Walking distance to the Flora Bama Walking distance to the MarinaWant to do more than just red snapper fishing? We have you covered. Add a hog hunt, bowfishing trip, or try our newest adventure … Read More

Posted on January 18, 2017

The Truth About Guns Goes Duck Hunting

Duck Hunting with Dan Zimmerman

THE TRUTH ABOUT DUCK HUNTING "And that’s one reason Stephen and Intercoastal do such a good business catering to their client's every need. They provide an exceptionally enjoyable experience in a great part of the country. It’s pretty much the ideal way for a noob to experience his first try at duck hunting." - Dan ZimmermanDan Zimmerman, a blogger who writes outdoors posts on a website called The Truth About Guns. Dan was kind enough to drive down from St. Louis. Writing a feature about duck hunting with Intercoastal Safaris. In addition Dan goes into detail about his hunt. Second his descriptive words are matched with the photo's he had taken during his trip. "That’s not to say we didn’t thoroughly enjoy the wait. There probably … Read More

Posted on January 5, 2017

Shark Fishing Happening Now on the Gulf Coast!

Shark Fishing

Shark Fishing With Intercoastal Safaris If it's bigger fish your after when the sun goes down try our land based shark fishing. Hanging out on the beach at night catching sharks is not a bad way to spend a night of vacation.Our shark fishing guide Matt will put you on the monsters! You and up to 10 friends will spend 6 hours in the evening going after Jaws! To pass the time make sure to bring your own beverages and even competitive games like corn-hole! Red Snapper season is in full swing but, with summer temperatures in the 90s night time dock light fishing offers a great option to beat the heat. This is an inshore fishing experience targeting redfish, speckled trout … Read More

Posted on June 24, 2016