Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

Artsquest Fine Arts Festival May 13 – 14

A Mother’s Day weekend tradition, ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival is a juried show that will take place May 13 & 14, in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. The festival is part of Art Week South Walton, a collaboration of visual, performing and … Continue reading

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FWC approves 78-day recreational red snapper 2017 season in Gulf waters

At its April meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set the 2017 Gulf state waters recreational red snapper season. The 78-day Gulf recreational red snapper season will be as follows: • Open Saturdays and Sundays … Continue reading

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Warren Bayou in Bay County soon to be open year-round

At its April meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a measure that will allow fishing year-round in Warren Bayou, its tributaries, and within 100 yards of the mouth of the bayou. Warren Bayou is … Continue reading

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17th Annual Old Nick’s Speckled Trout Shoot Out May 1 – 31

Treylermade Tournaments is hosting their 17th Annual Old Nick’s Speckled Trout Shoot Out May 1 – 31, 2017. TOURNAMENT RULES & REGULATIONS TOURNAMENT DATES: May 1st – May 31st, 2017 – Download Speckled Trout Shoot Out Entry Form SPECIES: Speckled … Continue reading

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Crape myrtle workshop in Santa Rosa Beach May 3

It’s getting near summertime, which means it is time for one of the South’s best trees, the crape myrtle to shine. If an ultra-reliable, low-maintenance, colorful landscape interests you, then the Walton County Master Gardeners would like to invite you … Continue reading

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Explore the natural beauty of Blackwater River State Forest

Lakes, trails, rivers offer endless recreation Boasting more than 210,000 acres of long leaf pine forests, lakes, streams and rivers, Blackwater River State Forest is a great place to explore nature. As one of the largest and oldest State forests … Continue reading

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