June 2016

Found 2 blog entries for June 2016.

AL Gulf Coast Over the Past Decade

Growth of the Alabama Gulf Coast beaches in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores AL

The AL Gulf Coast's stretch of white-sandy beaches is changing right in front of us.  Gulf Shores and Orange Beach has grown at record pace in the past decade.  In 2006, we published an article that discussed the amazing growth of the Alabama beaches when compared to other coastal areas.  (See image left from article)  This may be partially due to the low taxes, more available land, population density, etc.., but Orange Beach and Gulf Shores are different places today.  The Alabama Gulf Coast accomplished this by simply taking care of its resources and making tough decisions that weren't always based on popularity.  A prime example happened earlier this year.  In the Spring of 2016, there was a huge jump in

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 The Gulf of Mexico is known for being one of the best spots for fishing in the world. The warm, tropical waters of the Gulf make an ideal climate for a number of snappers, tuna, mackerel, jacks, and many other species of salt-water fish. Perdido Pass, which separates Alabama Point from Florida Point, is popular with both residents and visitors who want to spend the day or even a weekend out fishing. Whether it’s from the pier or the beach or on a charter boat, a fishing trip in this area will not leave you disappointed.

            There are several species of fish that can be caught around Orange Beach and Perdido Pass all year long, including speckled trout, redfish, and sheepshead. Other species, such as southern flounders and king mackerels, are

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