Category Archives: Hunting

Hunting information and FWC rules and regulations for Northwest Florida.

Walton County fishing report for Feb. 19

Fishing is great for those who get out there Choctawhatchee Bay: Fishing is great in the bay with large amounts of speckled trout being caught, and a few sheepshead. Biting on shrimp and we have some! River: River is very … Continue reading

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Public input opportunity on Blackwater River and Tate’s Hell State Forests Dec. 12 in Tallahassee

Recreational use of Blackwater River and Tate’s Hell State Forests in jeopardy We are facing a threat to our unfenced and full use, night and day, of our two largest state forests, Tate’s Hell State Forest and Blackwater River State … Continue reading

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Red Bay Grocery and Nick’s Seafood hosting boar squirrel tournament Nov. 23

Time: 5:30 a.m. – 12 Noon Official Rules Hunting may begin at 5:30 a.m. and ends at Noon (12 pm) Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Red Bay Grocery. Up to 10 squirrels will be scored on a points system. Each … Continue reading

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Walton County fishing and hunting report for Oct. 30

Fishing is great! Choctawhatchee Bay/Gulf surf: Redfish bite is still on and large catches. Also flounder gigging and catching in the surf Creeks/river: Good crappie bite on, even better bit on for bass and shellcracker. Hunting: small deer, a few … Continue reading

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Former Red Bay resident shares family history, photos of Lost Lake

Area along the Choctawhatchee River boasts long history of outdoor recreation, logging Former Walton County resident DeWayne Ray has fond memories of fishing and hunting around the Red Bay area of Walton County. According to Ray, his ancestors the Chamberlains, … Continue reading

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Dove hunt at Cypress Cattle Oct. 5, 2013

Cypress Cattle is hosting a dove hunt on Saturday October 5. It will be an all-day event, with skeet shooting from 10 -11:30 a.m., a catered lunch (fish fry) at 11:30 a.m., the afternoon hunting birds and a bonfire after … Continue reading

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FWC wants public input in proposed rule changes for zone D

Two new rule changes are being considered for the 2014 – 2015 Zone D Deer Season, and FWC wants to know what you think! Click here to take a brief survey on the proposed antler point regulations in Zone D. … Continue reading

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Bowhunting field day for FWC Internet course in Bay County Aug. 24

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is sponsoring a bowhunting field day in Bay County on Aug. 24 for serious archers who have taken the online portion of the course. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to noon at … 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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Wildlife habitat program in DeFuniak Springs May 2

The Walton County Extension office will be hosting at wildlife  program at their DeFuniak Springs office on May 2, 2013. The  event will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. and the cost is $10.00. Vendor booths and door prizes … Continue reading

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