Category Archives: Fishing

Fresh and salt water fishing in Walton County Florida.

Walton county fishing report for Nov. 19

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Flounder bite winding down. Trout and red bite still on with light colored Gulf shrimp, 1/4 oz. jig heads, and tiny flukes. Mann’s Bait will be hosting a trout and bass seminar at Copeland’s … Continue reading

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Florida lifetime sportsman license costs for youth reduced Nov. 24 – Dec. 31, 2014

On Nov. 13, 2014, Governor Rick Scott signed an executive order authorizing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to offer Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses for Florida children and young adults at a greatly reduced cost. The license now costs up … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Nov. 12

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Flounder bite is on with some catching with hook and line. Still trouts and reds along the causeway. River: Hybrids at the mouths of the river, and a few crappie being caught. Click here … Continue reading

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Dead River Landing in Bruce now offers 16 campsites

Eight new campsites now open Located at the eastern end of Seven Runs Creek, just north of Bruce, there is a waterway area called Dead River which slowly opens up into the Choctawhatchee River. Dead River Landing park is a … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Nov. 5

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Lots of small trout, small reds and some flounder being caught. Live shrimp, DOAs, and Berkley Gulp shrimp are the preferred baits. River: Hybrids at the mouths of the river, and a few crappie … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Oct. 29

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Lots of small trout being caught. 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 river report … Continue reading

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Explore the scenic beauty of Dead Lakes in Wewahitchka, Florida

Interested in a unique paddling, boating and great fishing opportunities? Head over to Wewahitchka, Florida and explore the beautiful Dead Lakes area. The 6,700-acre Dead Lakes offer an abundance of great fishing for largemouth bass, crappie, shellcracker, bream, and catfish. … 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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