When a friend first told me about it, I thought they were pulling my leg. Fish swimming right up to a beach? Stacks of crabs, just waiting to be caught? People gigging dozens and dozens of flounder, all in a few hours? It seemed like something out of a science fiction movie.
But no: this all actually happens on the Eastern shore of Alabama’s Mobile Bay. In the new episode of Gravy, we explore this unusual natural phenomenon and the community it’s created in this part of the South.