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Walton county fishing report for July 22

Fishing is great! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Still good bites of speckled trout west of Hogtown. Also hybrid bass. Offshore/inshore: Good bites of snapper, grouper, and king mackerel. River: Shellcracker bite are fantastic! Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river … Continue reading

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E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center presents Reptile Round-up Aug. 2

Come face to face with reptiles of all shapes and sizes. Discover the world of reptiles through arts and crafts, and other amazing activities. Alligators, snakes, turtles, and lizards oh my! General Admission: Adults: $8, Children $5, 2 and under Free Snacks and lunch … Continue reading

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Community workshop regarding beach accesses and potential change in future use of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 30

Date/time: July 30 at 6 p.m. – South Walton Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Center Blvd., Santa Rosa Beach, FL The Walton County Tourist Development Council is proposing a public beach access within Topsail Hill Preserve State Park’s western boundaries. The proposed … Continue reading

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Abrakadoodle Art Education hosts All About Owls at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Aug. 6

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Abrakadoodle Art Education for kids is hosting summer day camps at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. On Wed., Aug. 6, have a hoot with the Biophilia feathered friends, and learn all about how these … Continue reading

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Freeport resident restoring historic home

A historic home in Freeport will soon be brought back to life after many years of neglect. Local resident, and new owner of the home, Kevin Bloom has big plans for the Queen Anne style home built in the late … Continue reading

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Walton County fishing report for July 10

Fishing is great! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Still good bites of speckled trout and redfish. Offshore: Good bites of snapper, grouper, and scamp. Surf: Scattered good bites when you find some clear pockets away from June grass. River: Fishing on the … Continue reading

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Nick’s Seafood Restaurant hosting Kid’s Catfish Tournament July 26

Grand prize: a new boat! Nick’s Seafood Restaurant is hosting a Kids Catfish Tournament on July 26, 2014. Entry fee is $35 per angler with proceeds to benefit the Backpacks of Love Foundation and Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance. All anglers must … Continue reading

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Morrison Springs now safe for swimming

Water now safe for swimming, diving Effective immediately, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County is rescinding the April 29, 2014 swim advisory for the Morrison Springs bathing place. DOH Walton feels that water quality in this area has … Continue reading

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Eco adventure paddle at Morrison Springs in northeast Walton County July 11

Time: 8:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in South Walton. Meeting location: Northwest Florida State College South College, 109 South Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach. Vehicle … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to DeFuniak Springs Oct. 11, 2014

A great day of outdoor fun in store Walton Outdoors is excited to announce we will be hosting our annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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