Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Seaside hosts annual Seeing Red Wine Festival Nov. 6-9

The community of Seaside is hosting its 24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival Nov. 6-9. The Seeing Red Wine Festival, in partnership with the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), is part of a four-day wine event held at various … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Oct. 22

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Trout bite is still on, biting on shrimp. Reds biting too on gold spoons. River: Hybrids at the mouths of the river, biting on shrimp right now. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and … Continue reading

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Retirement just a word for Walton area lady bass angler

Carolyn Poole has been fishing our area waterways all her life. Growing up fishing for bream along the Shoal and Choctawhatchee rivers, Poole has always enjoyed being outdoors with her family, who center their get-togethers along the rivers and creeks. … Continue reading

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Public meeting regarding camping in the Choctawhatchee Wildlife Management Area Oct. 30

On Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m., District 1 Commissioner and Chairman Bill Chapman’s office will be hosting a public meeting at the Red Bay Community Center.  This meeting will be in regard to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes to the sky for white pelicans migrating through Northwest Florida

By Stan Kirkland, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission One of the many benefits of living in the Florida panhandle and particularly near the coast is the vast variety of wildlife we often see. Daily, you’re apt to see bald … Continue reading

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Witches of South Walton take flight Oct. 31

The Witches of South Walton will take flight on their 11th annual ride from Gulf Place to Butler Elementary on Friday, October 31, at 7 a.m. The Witches of South Walton is a group of women founded by Carol Stafford … Continue reading

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Halloween events and fall festivals in and around Walton County

Hammack Farms corn maze in Bonifay offers good old fashioned family fun through Nov. 22 Interested in enjoying some family fun this October and November? Head over to Hammack Farms in Bonifay for an afternoon or evening of corn maze … Continue reading

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Learn about Florida black bears at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 31

Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to an informational program on the Florida Black Bear. This program will cover the basics of the bears life in Florida, such as life span, denning habits, eating … Continue reading

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Survivalist, Preparedness and Homesteading Expo in Wausau Oct. 25 – 26

Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Possum Palace, Possum Palace Drive, Wausau, FL Traditional survival and preparedness vendors will be in attendance as well as fire arms dealers for the Survivalist, Preparedness and Homesteading Expo in Wausau Oct. 25 – … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention pancake breakfast at WaterColor Fire Station Oct. 25

The SWFD Department Relations Committee (DRC) and the St. Joe Club and Resorts will be hosting an “All You Can Eat” pancake breakfast on Saturday Oct. 25 from 8 -11 a.m. The event will take place at the SWFD Watercolor … Continue reading

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