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Getaway Giveaway

Win a Fall Beach Vacation With the Alabama Gulf Seafood Getaway Giveaway

We’re partnering with WIAT 42 News in Birmingham to bring you the 2014 Alabama Gulf Seafood Getaway Giveaway! One lucky seafood fan will win an excellent prize package courtesy of Kaiser Realty by Wyndam Vacation Rentals, High Cotton Charters, The Hangout, WIAT 42 News, and Alabama Gulf Seafood.

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Southern Living and Alabama Gulf Seafood Partner for Vacation Giveaway

Southern Living and Alabama Gulf Seafood are partnering for a fantastic vacation giveaway to Barnsley Resort. All you have to do is cook or order a plate of fresh Alabama Gulf Seafood and post a photo of your meal to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #ALSeafood.

Red Snapper July 2

Alabama to Open Red Snapper Season Every Weekend in July

Governor Robert Bentley, along with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Alabama Marine Resources Division, announced Thursday that Alabama State waters will open for the harvest of Red Snapper and Gray Triggerfish on all Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in July.

Shrimp Season

Alabama Shrimp Season Opens June 18

Officials from the Alabama Marine Resources Division announced last week that the 2014 Gulf shrimp season would officially open at 6:00 a.m. this morning. The late opening is in response to routine shrimp sampling that indicated the average size were larger than 68 head-on shrimp per pound within designated waters.