Deep Sea Fishing – I Want To Go Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing For Amberjack

Deep Sea Fishing - Fishing For Giants One of the most common phone calls we get is asking for deep sea fishing. However, some may not understand exactly what the term "deep sea" actually means. We hope that this blog will be educational for all anglers.Going after big fish is usually what is on someones mind, and the perception is that you have to go deep sea fishing to get that accomplished. While that is certainly the case if you want to go after yellowfin tuna, that isn't what would get accomplished in a 4 to 6 hour fishing trip. Deep Sea Fishing - Being Politically Correct If you're looking for a 4 to 6 hour trip, then you're looking for an offshore … Read More

Posted on August 1, 2018

Where Is The Most Affordable Fishing Vacation Located?

Take A Break, Go On A Vacation

Search No Longer For The Perfect Fishing Vacation So you've been scouring the internet in search of the perfect mini vacation you and your friends deserve. If you stumbled across this blog, then you're in luck! We make the process super simple by combining your lodging and fishing into one simple price! Our kick back and relax package gives 4 guests the opportunity to enjoy beach front access while choosing from a variety of fishing options during their stay. So Many Different Types Of Fishing To Choose From On Vacation Your mini vacation includes a 4 hour fishing trip of your choice! We believe that you shouldn't be limited to one kind of fishing. That's why we give you a plethora of options … Read More

Posted on July 15, 2018

How Quail Hunting Can Be A Social Sport

Setting The Scene For Quail Hunting It's 7AM, we arrive to the quail hunting habitat. Getting out of the truck the morning mist slowly rises off the ground and the sun starts to touch the horizon. Our pointer setter friends are hyped and excited as they point their noses straight into the sky getting a whiff of the nearby quail, ready for the opportunity to strike out a few good laps of their hunting grounds. We put on our orange vests and the hunting guide goes over the basics of the hunt."Gentlemen, for this mornings hunt I want to make you aware of a few rules to this hunt. Keep the chamber unloaded until we approach our shot, and always keep … Read More

Posted on July 1, 2018

How Do Hurricanes Affect Waterfowl?

Hurricanes Can Destroy Coastal Marshes

Hurricanes not only damage millions of people's homes, but they also can wreak havoc on waterfowl habitats. Hurricanes alter waterfowl habitats and make it less likely these birds can seek shelter there. Therefore, after doing some research on how do hurricanes affect migrating birds, I've found some interesting results. What are Hurricanes Role in Nature? Hurricanes play a primary role in the ecology of coastal wetlands. However, people have altered areas in Louisiana because of numerous shipping canals. We have robbed the coastal marshes of nutrients provided by the Mississippi River. Large areas of water with spread out islands of vegetation consequently signify the opposite condition of healthy wetlands. What Should Healthy Wetlands Look Like? Healthy wetlands should consist of dense stands of grass and … Read More

Posted on May 31, 2018

Saltwater Bowfishing

Bowfishing Trip Review

  Saltwater Bowfishing as a sport is growing in popularity at an alarming rate on the gulf coast and for good reason. This action-packed sport is a favorite past tie for both arches and fishermen alike. However, don’t be intimated by the thought of having to learn a new skill set. Our professional captains have a true passion for the sport and keep a wide variety of equipment at their disposal. Here an Intercoastal Safaris we love nothing more than introducing our guest to a new sport. Saltwater Bowfishing: The Florida Panhandle The panhandle of Florida and coastline of Alabama host an abundance of habitat for our target species. The bays, rivers, beaches, intercoastal waterways, and saltwater flats are home to tens of thousands … Read More

Posted on April 16, 2018

Fishing Alabama’s Beaches

Man Fishing Alabama's Beaches Holding A Gar

When it comes to Fishing Alabama's Beaches... "There is a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot." - Steven WrightFishing Alabama's Beaches has long been looked at a simply a way to ideally pass the time. Growing up, my brother Bud and my self, spent many a summer afternoons in front of The Beach Club in Fort Morgan with large ambitions. We would wade out into the surf with pockets full of frozen shrimp and celebrate in style when he hooked into a spadefish or weighting. I specifically remember having the worst vacation of my life the year my, not so little, brother caught a 2 ft bull shark! He had bragging rights for the rest of the trip. Needless … Read More

Posted on April 1, 2018

Extreme Swordfishing: Get Ready for the Fight of Your Life

Anglers battle against giant swordfishing on Intracoastal Safaris' Extreme Swordfishing trips

Get ready for the fight of your life! The Broadbill Swordfish is nimble, fast, big and dangerous. Sport fishermen consider them one of the most exhilarating challenges they face. Embark on a unique fishing adventure — Intercoastal Safaris’ Extreme Swordfishing trip! Can you reel one in? Your Opponent They tip the scales at 300 to 600 pounds while reaching speeds of 50 mph. They maim or even kill their predators by slashing or stabbing with their “swords.” Are you ready to rumble? Because of their aggressiveness and fighting tenacity, sport fishermen consider swordfish an exhilarating challenge. Reeling one in can take even the best fishermen hours.These nimble carnivores prey on small tuna, barracudas, mackerel, rockfish and squid. But these predators remain beneath … Read More

Posted on March 15, 2018

Two Days, Two Fishing Trips in Orange Beach

fishing trips in Orange Beach

With Intercoastal Safaris’ KBAR Fish Camp, you and three friends can just Kick Back And Relax! Spoil yourself with two fishing trips in Orange Beach, a luxuriously appointed condo, exceptional local amenities and one-of-a-kind meals. Let Intercoastal Safaris handle the details, while you leave the stressful worries of life behind. Two Fishing Trips in Orange Beach Our KBAR Fish Camp vacation package includes two days of awesome fishing trips in Orange Beach, Alabama. Tons of favorite Gulf gamefish are possible, as the nearby Flora Bama Water Sports Marina allows you to easily experience both inshore and offshore fishing!During the summer, we catch tasty pompano, hard-fighting king mackerel, schools of Spanish mackerel, delicious black snapper and great-eating tripletail. However, during season we also … Read More

Posted on March 1, 2018

Learn to Fish with Intercoastal Safaris’ Saltwater Fishing School

Learn To Fish With Capt Aaron Abbott

Class is back in session at Intercoastal Safaris’ Saltwater Fishing School, where we’ll teach you how to catch some of the Gulf Coast’s favorite species! Our experienced captains provide detailed, personalized guidance to a maximum of three students per trip. As the only saltwater fishing school on the Florida Panhandle, our hands-on, one-on-one experience will show you why anglers love Florida’s blue waters! You'll learn to fish in no time! Saltwater Fishing School At Intercoastal Safaris, we’re proud to offer the area’s only Gulf Coast saltwater fishing school that actually takes you out on the water to learn the basics! Our classes are taught by experienced fishing captains in one of our customized center console fishing boats. During this two-day class, you’ll … Read More

Posted on February 15, 2018

Cooking Sheephead with Chef Rob Kraatz

Cooking Ingredients for Sheepshead

Chef Robert Kraatz of the Flora Bama Yacht Club joins Intercoastal Safaris again. This time, Rob shows us a unique way to prepare sheephead using the entire fish. Watch the video above to see how it all comes together. Whole Sheephead with Pineapple SalsaSheepshead (gutted, fins removed, scaled or not your choice) whole pineapple 1 bunch cilantro 1 red onion 8 cloves garlic 1.5 cups brown sugar 3/4 cups teriyaki 2 oz lime juice 1 oz rice wine vinegar 3 Tbsp kosher salt1. After Gutting and removing the fins from your fish make vertical cuts in the fishes side starting about 1 to 1.5 inches back from the gills and spacing the cuts about 1 to 2 inches apart.2. Sprinkle … Read More

Posted on January 1, 2018