The Alabama Seafood Industry Charter Boats Whatâ€™s In Season Field Guide Meet Alabama's Processors Even the finest fishermen don't have the time to clean and cook all their own catches. Alabama's corps of experienced seafood processors handles everything it takes to turn fresh fish into a ready-to-cook meal. Get to know the folks who process Alabama Gulf Seafood for all to enjoy. Health and Safety: Keeping the Gulf Clean Sometimes it can be hard to predict what will happen out in the ocean. Thankfully, the Gulf Coast is maintained and regulated by government programs that apply the strictest of standards to the harvesting and processing of Alabama Gulf Seafood. Licensing Info: Get Prepped to Catch If you're going to hit the high seas, it's crucial that you're fishing legally. Your Alabama Fishing License isn't some pointless restriction-the fees you pay are going right back to the Alabama Gulf Coast community. A number of important programs are funded this way Catch Records: Reeling in the Biggest Some like to target the biggest possible fish. A few of us just get lucky. From Red Snapper that could feed a whole neighborhood to Grouper that weigh in at over 200 pounds, some fishing records have stood for years others, however, are being broken all the time.