Alyssa Schreiber


INSTAGRAM: @alyfromalabama

Meet Alyssa: Alabama based angler, hunter, and lover of all things outdoors!

Reel Girls: What type of fishing do you prefer? Saltwater or freshwater? (or both!)   

Alyssa: “Definitely freshwater. I absolutely love bass fishing, bream fishing, bowfishing, and noodling! I haven’t done much saltwater fishing, but I do hope I will in the future!”


Reel Girls: When did you start fishing and what do you love about it?   

Alyssa: “I didn’t truly start fishing until I was twenty years old, unless you consider a push-button reel and using a piece of bread for bait is fishing. When I met the man who is now my fiancé, I really experienced fishing for the first time and I have been hooked ever since. I love how peaceful fishing is, and how fun it is to get a bite at the end of your line. Since I started fishing, I have caught two bass over ten pounds, a 30 lb catfish with my bare hands, and too many bream to count!”


Reel Girls: What is your go-to/favorite fishing gear set up while out on the water?

Alyssa: “I use a basic Ugly Stick with a Lews reel! When I am bass fishing, my go-to baits are 6” Red Shad, spinner baits, and crank baits. If I’m bream fishing, I like to wait until the bream are bedding and I ALWAYS use crickets!”


Reel Girls: What is the most desired species of fish that you want to catch but haven’t yet?

Alyssa: “I would absolutely love to catch a red snapper if I had the opportunity to go salt water fishing. I would also love to go Fly Fishing for Trout, and maybe even hook my first Peacock Bass!”


Reel Girls: When you’re not fishing, what can we find you doing?

Alyssa: “If I’m not fishing, I’m in the woods. Cody didn’t just teach me how to fish, he taught me how to hunt, too. I absolutely love deer season, turkey season, and predator control. Besides my outdoor life, I’m a full-time student at Troy University and I work at Wells Fargo.”


Reel Girls: Random fact about yourself – GO!

Alyssa: “I am absolutely terrified of spiders. I may put my hand in a catfish hole and let it bite me, but I’ll cry if I’m within 3 feet of a spider.”


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