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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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Walton county fishing report for Oct. 15

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Trout bite is really on right now. All sizes are biting on MirrOdine and shrimp. Roe mullet is on. Redfish are biting as well. River: bass and hybrids at the mouths of the river, … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Oct. 8

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Redfish and trout bite good right now. Both are feeding on gold spoons and shrimp. Believe it or not the trout are biting better on shrimp than lures right now, as well as biting … Continue reading

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Learn the basics of surf fishing at Grayton Beach State Park Oct. 8

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Guide: Park Ranger Patrick Hartsfield Park Ranger Hartsfield will demonstrate and instruct the basic … Continue reading

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Anglers reel in the fish at the Choctawhatchee Bayfest and Nick’s Chicks fishing tournament

Nick’s Seafood Restaurant hosted two fishing tournaments in conjunction with the Freeport Bayfest on Sept. 20, 2014. A variety of fish were caught in the Choctawhatchee Bay and weighed in at Hammock Bay Sports Complex in Freeport. There were 21 … Continue reading

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Learn surf fishing at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 19

Time: 9 – 11 a.m. State Park Surf fishing is a popular sport along the beaches of Topsail Hill. This program will teach you what types of bait will work, what times of year certain fish can be caught, and … Continue reading

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