Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Know the law before flying a recreational drone

Drones have become a popular recreational activity for many ages. Although they may be a great gift for children and adults alike, there are some legal requirements in order to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) … Continue reading

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Walton County fishing report for Dec. 8

Fishing is good Bay/river: Good trout bites at the mouth of the river. Still good redfish bites and some big ones. Hybrids. River: Crappie Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the … Continue reading

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Northwest Florida Water Management District awards nearly $1 million for water supply projects

Freeport, DeFuniak Springs, Caryville, and Laurel Hill to receive funds HAVANA – The Northwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board approved more than $974,000 in grant funding for water supply development projects across northwest Florida. This funding was awarded as … Continue reading

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Tuba Christmas, Ice Skating Extravaganza at Village of Baytowne Wharf Dec. 10

Date/time: Saturday, December 10, 5 – 8 p.m. Location: Events Plaza Stage The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin Resort will be hosting an evening of holiday entertainment on Saturday, Dec. 10. Playground Music Center presents a Tuba Christmas where … Continue reading

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Historic Wesley house at Eden Gardens State Park decorated for the holidays, Candlelight Tour Dec. 17

Eden Gardens State Park and the Friends of Eden invite you to join them for a tour of the Wesley House through the holidays. All of the rooms of the historic home have been decorated with Christmas cheer. Each room … Continue reading

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FWC releases videos to educate Floridians on how best to avoid conflicts with bears

As part of a continuing effort to reduce conflicts with bears, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is releasing two new videos in the “Living with Florida Black Bears” series, designed to educate the public about how to … Continue reading

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