Category Archives: Hunting

Hunting information and FWC rules and regulations for Northwest Florida.

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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Explore the many facets of the Choctawhatchee River

An abundance of recreation awaits on the river Originating in southern Alabama, meandering south through northwest Florida in Holmes, Walton, and Washington counties, is the ever-changing Choctawhatchee River. The river arises and flows close to 140 miles southward, to eventually … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Dec. 23

Fishing is good Bay: Trout and redfish bites are still good. Some sheepshead and reports of black drum. River: Some crappie, bass and shellcracker. Hunting: Not many duck hunters, hogs on the move, along with a few deer. Click here … Continue reading

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Explore outdoor recreation along northwest Florida’s Econfina Creek

Paddling, hiking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, and hunting within 41,363 acres Imagine paddling along a creek lined with fern draped limestone rocks, dipping in a cool spring, hiking along a trail bluff dotted with wild azaleas, mountain laurel, and the … Continue reading

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