Gulf Coast Cast & Blast – Take A Trip With Intercoastal Safaris

Cast And Blast

Many sportsmen like to hunt and fish however few have the opportunity to do both on the same day. A cast & blast with Intercoastal Safaris not only allows for this uniquely coastal hunting and fishing experience but it can also serve as a great way to entertain clients for a day or introduce someone new to the wonderful world of waterfowl. Cast And Blast: The Blast If you ask most duck hunters what their least favorite part of the day is. Almost all of them will tell you "breaking the ice and freezing to death in the morning". When you and your party pursue waterfowl on the white sand dune beaches of Florida and Alabama, that necessary evil becomes not so … Read More

Posted on October 15, 2017

Take a Unique Redhead Duck Hunting Trip to Florida’s Gulf Coast

Man holding a duck he hunted

Redhead duck hunting on the breathtaking, sugar-white beaches of Perdido Key located on the Florida Gulf Coast should be added to every outdoorsmen’s bucket list. Intercoastal Safaris offers this unique coastal duck hunting experience. Not only will you walk away with your fill of these highly prized waterfowl on your trip, but you won’t have to worry about breaking ice in swamps or freezing your tail off in fields when you go hunting with us. Redhead Duck Hunting on Pristine Florida Beach Let’s be honest. Why would you want to hunt in icy swamps or freezing fields for highly prized redhead ducks? Instead come to the breathtaking, sugar-white beaches and the emerald waters of Perdido Key on the Florida Gulf Coast to … Read More

Posted on October 1, 2017

Reel ‘Em in While Offshore Fishing in Destin, Florida

offshore fishing in Destin

Anglers travel from all over the world for offshore fishing in Destin. This tiny Gulf Coast town in Florida delivers on its self-proclaimed title of “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.” Experience the rush that comes from feeling that tug at the end of your line. Join Intercoastal Safaris and we will handle all the details, while you keep reeling ‘em in!   What’s Biting in Destin! The better question about offshore fishing in Destin might be what isn’t biting? Fishing experts report a high number of cobia, Red Snapper, wahoo, Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, grouper, amberjack and dolphin showing up in the Gulf this season.Surprisingly, sightings of cobia increased this season over their typical spring run. Captains reported that most catches occur over … Read More

Posted on September 15, 2017

The Presidents Outdoors Scholars

Presidents Outdoors Scholars

Learning About The Presidents Outdoors Scholars As a professional in the outdoors industry, I look back at my list of experiences leading up to my current career and have mixed feelings. On one hand, it's easy for me to look back on my time spent in a cubical going down checklist for the sales process as a complete waste of time. On the other hand, as I grow my current business it's also easy to trace my basic organizational sales skills to those very experiences.Looking back even further would take us to Auburn University where I was fortunate enough to receive both a bachelors and masters degree. Upon finding out that my post-graduate degree boils down to public speaking they often ask what a hunting … Read More

Posted on August 16, 2017

Longnose Gar Balls with Chef Rob at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club

Longnose Gar Recipe

THINK GAR ARE TRASH FISH? THINK AGAIN! More often then not, typically when we are bow fishing, we harvest a fish and before we can even put it on Ice some one utters the phrase "Trash Fish". Here at Intercoastal Safaris we believe in no such thing. The Nuisance Group & The Flora-Bama Yacht Club proudly share a common mission to eradicate this mythical misconception. In this video we are making GAR BALLS! #HuntProud. LOUISIANA FRIED GAR BALLS RECIPE1lb Fresh Gar Meat 10oz by Volume Crab/Crawfish Boil Seasoning (brand of preference!) 2 Cups Water 1/4 Cup Yellow Onion 1/4 Cup Green Onion 1/2 Cup Cheese (any kind of shredded will work, though I recommend a nice pepper jack!) 1lb Mashed Potatos … Read More

Posted on July 4, 2017

Red Snapper Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Red Snapper Rules

RED SNAPPER RULES FOR FISHING ON THE GULF COAST Here on the Gulf Coast red snapper season is by far one of the busiest times of the year, and for a good reason. The core of red snapper season runs smack dab in the middle of the summer beach season which creates a perfect storm for lots of calls for Intercoastal Safaris. Over the past 2 years, our hospitality manager (Jeff Sanders) has compiled a list of frequently asked questions for red snapper rules. If this blog does not answer your specific question, please give us a call at 850-375-2223 and we will assist you in any way we can. FAQ FOR RED SNAPPER Can you guarantee me a fish? A: While our success … Read More

Posted on June 22, 2017

Gulf Coast Changes Red Snapper Season

Group Fishing for Red Snapper

On June 14, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an expanded 39-day recreational red snapper season for private anglers fishing in Gulf federal waters.The FWC followed with an executive order setting the state waters recreational red snapper season.The 39-day season in Gulf state and federal waters is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Friday, June 16, through Monday, Sept. 4. Also included are Monday and Tuesday, July 3 and 4, and Monday, Sept. 4.This is the longest Gulf federal red snapper season since 2013. State waters will also remain open June 15 and beginning Monday, June 19, will close Mondays through Thursdays through Sept. 3, except July 3 and 4 and Sept. 4. Why is FWC changing the state season?Discussions … Read More

Posted on June 16, 2017

Monster Hunt: Take on the Giants of the Gulf Coast!

Hunt sharks during your Monster Hunt

Do you remember fearing the unknown beast hiding under your bed? Recall the terror of staring at the barely-open closet door as darkness crept across your bedroom floor? Still dream of getting revenge on the monsters that gave you nightmares as a child? Turn the tables and become the one to fear on our Monster Hunt adventure.We’ll guide you on an action-packed trip to tackle the toughest brutes the Gulf Coast has to offer! Start your day on the water as you target giant bull and blacktip sharks with our charter out of Pirate’s Cove Marina in Panama City Beach. As night falls, gear up with night vision goggles as our experienced guide puts you on as many wild hogs … Read More

Posted on June 12, 2017

Bachelor Party Bash

A group of guys at a bachelor party toasting on a boat

Bachelor Party BashSimply put, men don't plan and details matter... they matter a whole lot. I can't tell you how many times over the years that the bachelor party ended up costing way more than it was supposed to or how much precious time we wasted on our vacation simply trying to get everyone to agree on where to go for dinner. And if you're the one handling the money you're going to end up being the "Bad Guy". Ready for the good news? Intercoastal Safaris has your back. Make one call (850-375-2223) and that's all. We will take care of the rest.5 Reasons to let Intercoastal Safaris host your Bachelor Party Bash 1. Don't re-invent the wheel. We live here. So we know this … Read More

Posted on May 24, 2017

Red Snapper Regulations: The 2017 Season Is Here!

Red snapper regulations are in place for 2017!

Red Snapper season is almost here! However, red snapper regulations for this year have caused some turmoil among anglers. With very different requirements for state and federal waters, it’s easy to get confused on when and where you can target this Gulf Coast favorite.Luckily, you can leave the stress behind when you book your red snapper trip with Intercoastal Safaris! From permits to locations, food to travel accommodations, we handle the details and leave you to concentrate on fishing! Red Snapper Regulations In the past, red snapper were severely overfished in the Gulf of Mexico. During the late 1980s, the northern Gulf snapper population reached such low numbers that the population almost crashed for good. Thankfully, since then numbers have steadily increased, … Read More

Posted on May 9, 2017