Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Freeport Choctawhatchee BayFest fishing tournament September 20

Nick’s Seafood Restaurant is hosting a fishing tournament in conjunction with the Freeport Bayfest on Sept. 20. Entry fee is $50 per angler and the weight in location is at Hammock Bay Sports Complex in Freeport. TOURNAMENT TIME: Safe light … Continue reading

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9/11 Heroes Run and 5K walk at Grayton Beach State Park Sept. 13

Time: 8 a.m. The Department of Environmental Protection’s Grayton Beach State Park, in conjunction with the historic community of Grayton Beach and the 31 Heroes Project, invites you, your family, and friends to come and cheer on veterans of the … Continue reading

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Nick’s Chicks lady anglers tournament September 6

Attention lady anglers, Nick’s Seafood Restaurant is hosting Nick’s Chicks ladies anglers tournament on September 6, 2014. Reel in redfish, speckled trout, catfish and ladyfish from the Choctawhatchee Bay for prize money. Entry Fee- $50.00 per person All payouts guaranteed … Continue reading

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Take a guided butterfly tour on bicycle Sept. 14

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: MaryAnn Friedman. Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This tour offers a view of the local flora and fauna … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of south Walton’s coastal dune lakes Sept. 16

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Brooke Saari, UF/IFAS Sea Grant Extension Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This educational tour will introduce participants … Continue reading

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Walton County fishing report for Aug. 26

Fishing has never been better! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Redfish and trout good bites. Early morning or early evening seems to be a mix of best bites. River: You name it, catfish, bass, shellcracker, warmouth, bluegill or bottom fishing with earthworms. … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of the wet prairies at Grayton Beach State Park Sept. 6

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Park Ranger Patrick Hartsfield Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Join the Park Ranger for an informative tour of … Continue reading

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Burnt Sock Landing landing opens on Holmes Creek

Celebrate grand opening Sept. 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. Join the Northwest Florida Water Management District as they celebrate the grand opening of Burnt Sock Landing on Holmes Creek just north of Vernon. Burnt Sock Landing is a new public … Continue reading

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The Biophilia Center takes you Under the Sea Sept. 6

Head over to the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center on Saturday, September 6 for an Under The Sea Day. Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Activities include: Marine Touch Tanks Sharks with the Gulfarium at 11 a.m. Hands on Oyster Reef … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided birding tour of Walton County on Saturdays in Sept. and Oct.

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Enjoy a birding tour on Saturdays in September and October (except. 10/18). Time: 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. All … Continue reading

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