Category Archives: Hunting

Hunting information and FWC rules and regulations for Northwest Florida.

Walton County fishing report for Feb. 15

Fishing is good Bay: Still a good trout bite going on along with more sheepshead reports. River: Great reports of bass biting and crappie starting to bite. Shore: A few reports of pompano. Hunting: Primitive weapon season opening just in … Continue reading

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Workshop on managing lands to improve wild turkey habitat in Feb. 23

The public is invited to a Breakfast on the Back Forty workshop on Thursday, Feb. 23, in Okaloosa County about how to improve wild turkey habitat on private lands. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), along with the … Continue reading

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Walton County fishing report for Dec. 22

Fishing is good Bay: Still great trout and redfish bites. Bay causeway opened up to fishing! Surf: Pompano and redfish biting. Hunting: Deer are already starting to show signs of going into rut. Copeland’s will be closed for the holidays … Continue reading

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Bay County Shooting Range grand opening set for Nov. 19

Grand opening celebration features free opportunities for the whole family to safely enjoy target shooting at a new, full-service range. The new Bay County Shooting Range officially debuts its state-of-the-art 18-station sporting clays course, 5-stand sporting clays, and multiple position … Continue reading

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Hunter safety courses offered in August, September

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses in six counties in August and September. (List follows). Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the … Continue reading

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FWC votes to postpone bear hunting in 2016

EASTPOINT, Fla. – July 22 the seven-member Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) voted to postpone bear hunting in Florida in 2016. Although the framework for bear hunting in Florida remains in place, there will be a zero hunt … Continue reading

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