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Walton county fishing report for Sept. 29

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Redfish bite is through the roof. Not too many trout, however a few flounder being caught. River: bass and hybrids at the mouths of the river. Try fishing with a cane pole with shrimp. … Continue reading

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Public workshop on Choctawhatchee River infrastructure improvements Oct. 29

An important workshop concerning the future of the Choctawhatchee River will be held on Oct. 29 from 3 – 5 p.m.  Learn about efforts to forge a multi-county partnership to seek funding through a grant application for BP RESTORE funds.  The focus of … Continue reading

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Wounded Warriors enjoy a weekend of fishing at Live Oak Landing

Weekend getaway brings camaraderie and relaxation to elite group of soldiers Local fisherman and Wounded Warrior Mark McDuffie of Wounded Warrior Fishing and his partner Jeep Sullivan of Jeep Sullivan’s Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures have teamed up to create special … Continue reading

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Learn about the eastern gray squirrel at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 10

Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Come learn about our most widely seen rodents the eastern gray squirrel. You’ll find out what an important part of the ecosystem these squirrels play . Enter the park through the main gate and the … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike along No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 3

Time: 10 – 11 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you on a hike to view the parks natural beauty. This ranger-led hike will take you through several of the ecosystems that make this park unique. The walk will … Continue reading

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Enter the Plant Show at the Walton County Fair

It’s time to get your favorite plants ready for the Walton County Fair, October 6 through 11.  The Potted Plant Show will again be sponsored by the Walton County Master Gardeners.  The following classes of plants may be entered for … Continue reading

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Chautauqua Winery Annual Harvest Festival Oct. 18

Chautauqua Winery Annual Harvest Festival will be held on Oct. 18, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free wine tastings held under the large tent all day. Al Alvarado Project with guests Simply D’Vyne, plus Smokin’ Rodeo Band will … Continue reading

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Enjoy migrating hummingbirds in Northwest Florida this fall

Fill up your feeders and enjoy a hummer show! Between now and early spring, rare hummingbird species from out West turn up in Florida on their way to their winter homes in the tropics. Ruby-throated hummingbirds are year-round residents throughout … Continue reading

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Volunteers haul in more than two tons of debris off of Lake Powell

More than 100 volunteers gathered on Sept. 20 to clean up Lake Powell, one of our area’s coastal dune lakes. As part of the Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Clean-up day, the volunteers hauled in more than 5,200 pounds of trash … 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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