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Destin Fishing Rodeo October 1- 31

Catch a big one this October! Established in 1948, The Destin Fishing Rodeo is the ultimate fishing tournament for saltwater anglers of all ages. • Open Everyday – October 1st through October 31st • The Rodeo is FREE to angler’s fishing aboard a registered boat in the Rodeo. to contact a registered boat go to: www.destinfishingrodeo.org/registeredboats.html • Weigh-ins everyday on the docks at A.J.’s Seafood & Oyster Bar from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. • Open to Private and Charter...

Walton County fishing report for Aug. 11

Fish is on! Great news now that NOAA has reopened the offshore waters! Fresh: River is still low but lots of fish being caught on popping bugs. Catfish and warmouth being caught. Bay: Get out early with this hot weather. Speckled trout starting back up, shrimp is getting bigger, redfish has tapered off a bit. Saltwater: Lots of big king mackerel, some pompano and whiting. Heard that they are talking about opening up another snapper season. Get out early! Shrimp...

New entrance gates installed at Eden Gardens State Park

Friends of Eden raise funds for enhancement Eden Gardens State Park is sporting a new and familiar look. New wrought iron entrance gates have been installed at the entrance to the park which replicate the gates the park had before it went through improvements in 2009. The Friends of Eden Gardens State park are behind the project and raised the funds needed to for the endeavor. In late 2009, the park completed more than $1 million in improvements which included...

Learn about dolphins at Topsail Aug. 7

Learn about these fascinating mammals and what they eat Saturday, Aug. 7 at 1:30 p.m. Come and join this fun for all ages program on dolphins. Learn about their habitat, what they eat, and which ones you might see while visiting Florida. Park at the Day-Use area off Hwy 30A and take a short hike to the clubhouse. $6.00 entry admission per vehicle into the park. Outside tours canceled during severe weather. Call 267-8330 for more information. Outside tours canceled...