While living on the Gulf Coast of Alabama this winter, I decided to check out the local museums in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. I found that both museums have nice comprehensive displays of commercial and recreational fishing.
Of course, I was interested in the recreational fishing. Christie Shannon and her staff at the Gulf Shores museum have put together a fine display of both. Over at the Orange Beach museum, Gail Walker Graham and her staff have gone beyond the common display. She and her staff have developed one of the finest presentations that I have viewed. Gail's museum also has a fine display of the influence of the Native American cultures on the area. If you ever get a chance to become a Snow Bird and visit this area, please take the time to visit and enjoy both museums. It is time well spent.
-- Doug Bucha