Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Wildlife photography program in Santa Rosa Beach Jan. 3

The Walton County Coastal Library is hosting “Winter Community Programs” Wednesdays, Jan 3rd – Feb 28th 2018 at 10:00 am. Winter Community Programs are designed for our adult community and families having educational and entertaining value while learning about our community … Continue reading

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FWC approves several changes to Gulf cobia management

At its December meeting in Gainesville, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) took final action to approve several changes to the management of cobia in state waters of the Gulf of Mexico. These changes are based on stakeholder … Continue reading

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Walton County fishing report for Dec. 7

Fishing is good Bay: Still a decent trout bite, black (mangrove) snapper, sheepshead, black drum, and redfish. Fish biting on gold spoons and live shrimp. General gun season opens this weekend. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance seeking volunteers for native plant garden Dec. 16

Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) will be planting new native plants in their Demonstration Garden and Trail on Dec. 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and are seeking volunteers to lend a hand. They have tools and gloves, but feel … Continue reading

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30A Songwriters Festival Jan. 12 – 15

The 9th annual 30A Songwriters Festival is set for January 12-15, 2018. The festival, held in venues along scenic Highway 30A in South Walton, will feature main stage performances in presenting partner Grand Boulevard’s Town Center by esteemed artists Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, The Zombies, … Continue reading

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Sandhill cranes winter in north Walton County

Winter visitors a welcome sight for local bird lovers For the last several years, migrating sandhill cranes have been spending the winter months in north Walton County in Paxton. Foraging in a wetland area and private pasture near Lake Jackson, … Continue reading

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