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Walton County fishing report for Dec. 13

Fishing is good! Bay: Good speckled trout bite, some white trout, and sheepshead. River: Crappie bite is on. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop, 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S, Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6 a.m. – 4 p.m....

FWC approves changes to speckled trout rules

At its meeting in Panama City Beach Dec. 11, 2019, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several rule changes for spotted seatrout (speckled trout). Spotted seatrout are one of Florida’s most popular inshore fisheries. Based on the results of a recent stock assessment and after hearing concerns from anglers, FWC worked with stakeholders to create a suite of regulatory changes that would benefit the spotted seatrout as well as continue to provide quality fishing opportunities. The following...

Walton County fishing report for Dec. 5

Fishing is good! Bay: Good trout bite, some flounder and sheepshead. River: Crappie bite is on. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop, 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S, Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.: Closedalton...

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend with license-free saltwater fishing Saturday, Nov. 30

Round out your Thanksgiving festivities with some license-free saltwater fishing Saturday, Nov. 30. License-free fishing days are a great way for Florida residents and visitors to get out on the water and find out why Florida is known as the Fishing Capital of the World. This day is part of eight total license-free fishing days the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) offers each year when anglers are not required to have a fishing license to participate. All bag...

Walton County fishing report for Nov. 22

Fishing is good! Bay: Good trout bite, assorted sizes. Redfish bite slacked off a bit. River: Crappie and shelcracker bite is on. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop, 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S, Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6...

Walton County fishing report for Nov. 15

Fishing is good! Bay: Good trout bite, almost all keepers. Redfish still on. River: Crappie bite on in force. Good bass and shellcracker bite. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop, 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S, Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m....

Walton County fishing report for Nov. 6

Fishing is good! Bay: Trout bite still on, some redfish. River: Catfish, bass, crappie Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop, 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S, Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.: Closedalton...

Walton County fishing report for Oct. 28

Fishing is good! Bay: Trout starting to bite, mostly on the small size, but numbers are high. Redfish biting, big black drum River: Crappie. Archery season has started. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6...

Harbor Docks Take A Kid Fishing Day in Destin Nov. 3

Harbor Docks Charities is hosting the 25th Annual Take-A- Kid-Fishing Day on Sunday, November 3, 2019. For the last 24 years, many area children spent a glorious day fishing aboard many of Destin’s finest charter boats. We have 300 openings for kids that do not often get the chance to fish in the beautiful waters around Destin including the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. Off duty policemen and firemen from Destin and Fort Walton Beach as well as other...

Gulf red snapper fishing days extended to Oct. 26, 27, Nov. 2, 3

Governor Ron DeSantis and FWC Announce Extension for Gulf Red Snapper Fishing Tallahassee, Fla. – Oct. 24, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced two additional recreational red snapper fishing days for Gulf waters, due to the timing of Tropical Storm Nestor’s impacts to the state. The fall weekends season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire operations, which was previously announced to occur October 12-13, 19-20, and 26-27, is extended to include...

Walton County fishing report for Oct. 17

Fishing is good! Bay: Still some trout being caught along with redfish and an assortment of fish. River: Crappie. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6 a.m. – 4...