Links & Resources

Weather Links

Coastal Water Forecast By Zone
Excellent Tide Prediction Site by Univ of SC
FL NOAA Buoy Map
Gulf Coast Tide Tables
NOAA Tide Info
7 day Tide Tables
Weatherunderground – Click Marine Weather
NOAA Bouy Search Start Page – Coastal Map
Station 42040 – MOBILE SOUTH 64 nm South of Dauphin Island, AL
Station 41012 – St. Augustine, FL 40NM ENE of St Augustine, FL.
Station TYBG1 – U.S. Navy Tower R8
Station SPAG1 – U.S. Navy Tower R2
Station 41008 – GRAYS REEF – 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA
Station 41002 – S HATTERAS – 250 NM East of Charleston, SC
Station 41025 – Diamond Shoals (Red Buoy) OBX
Station 42036 – W. TAMPA 106NM West Northwest of Tampa, FL
Station 42039 – 115 NM S/SE of Pensacola


Fishing Management, Reports, Forums, Reef Locators, Maps/Charts, & General Info

Navigation Center – Local Notice to Mariners
Alabama Outdoors (AL Fishing Regulations)
Alabama Reef Sites
Alabama Saltwater Fishing Licenses
Florida Fish & Wildlife (FL Fishing Regulations)
Florida Artificial Reef Locator
Florida Saltwater Fishing Licenses
GA DNR, Coastal Resources Division
GA DNR, Coastal Resources – Artificial Reef Location & Regs
Ga Coastal and Marine Planner (GCAMP)
GCAMP Fisheries Map (GA fishing reefs and towers)
GA DNR, Coastal Resources – Boat Ramp Finder
Georgia Fishing Licenses
GA DNR Maps: Fishing Maps, Sunken Vessels, Shellfish, more
Offshore Reports – Pensacola Fishing Forum
Bluewater Reports – Pensacola Fishing Forum
Florida Sportsman Forums
Saltwater Fish Identification Help
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council
HMS Permits Site (Purchase Permits Online)
NOAA Fisheries Service
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
FloridaGoFishing (FL Reef & Info Resource)
Mississippi Reef Resource
Louisiana Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries (LA Fishing Regulations)
US Coast Guard Float Plan
Navionics Web App Online Charts


Tackle Dealers

Melton Tackle
J&M Orange Beach
Half Hitch Tackle
Reel Pro Shop
Bluewater Outriggers
Capt Harry’s Fishing Supply


Knot Tying

NetKnots Fishing Knots
NetKnots Boating/Rope Knots
Animated Knots by Grog
Mystery Tackle Box Knots Page


Sport Fishing Magazine How-To Knot Videos:

Bimini Twist
Improved Bristol Knot
Double Uni-Knot
Improved Clinch Knot
San Diego Jam Knot


Chartplotter Management Resources

Garmin HomePort download
GPSBabel download
GPS Utility download
Raymarine Voyage Planner
Andren / SeaMarks Software
Garmin BlueChart Mobile App


Boating Safety Resources

U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Recreational Boaters Site
U.S. Power Squadron
DSC Radio / Rescue 21 System
U.S. Coast Guard Foundation Boating Safety
National Safe Boating Council
GA DNR Boating Safety


Conservation Organizations

The Billfish Foundation
Coastal Conservation Association – National
Coastal Conservation Association – GA
International Game Fish Association
Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation
Recreational Fishing Alliance


Marinas & Destinations

Pensacola Marinas
Bear Point Marina – Orange Beach
Sportsman Marina, Orange Beach
Orange Beach Marina, Orange Beach
Sea Hag Marina – Steinhatchee
Scipio Creek Marina – Apalachicola
Destin Area Tourism Info
Panama City Beach Tourism Info
Venice Marina – Venice, LA
Bridgeside Marina – Grand Isle, LA


Fishing Licenses & Permits

Florida Fishing Licenses On-Line
Alabama Fishing Licenses On-Line
North Carolina Fishing Licenses On-Line
National Vessel Documentation (PDF)
HMS Permits


Charter Services

Miss Judy Charters – Savannah, GA