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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...

FWC approves draft changes to spotted seatrout rules

At its meeting in Cape Canaveral, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several draft rule changes for spotted seatrout. Based on public comment at the meeting, the Commission also directed staff to continue considering public input and update the proposal as needed prior to bringing this back at a future meeting for final approval. Approved draft changes include: Splitting the Northwest spotted seatrout management zone into two separate zones including the Western Panhandle (Escambia County through most...

Walton County fishing report for Oct. 7

Fishing is good! Bay: Still some trout being caught along with redfish and black drum. River: Hybrid bass, largemouth bass, shelllcracker being caught on popping bugs, and 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...

Governor Ron DeSantis and FWC announce additional recreational red snapper fishing days in Gulf 

Oct 1, 2019 – Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced six additional recreational red snapper fishing days for Gulf waters. The season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire operations will be open on the following Saturdays and Sundays: October 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27. “Florida is the fishing capital of the world thanks to our pristine natural resources and an abundance of fisheries, including red snapper,” said Governor DeSantis. “FWC has shown that...

Destin Fishing Rodeo Oct. 1 – 31

Fishing is life in Destin. The small beach town is known as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” so it makes sense that throughout the month of October they host the best fishing rodeo ever. Year after year, fishermen return in hopes of catching the big one. It’s easy to get in on the action. To participate, all you need to do is contact a local captain and charter a boat for a day of fun on the water. Destin has...

Walton County fishing report for Sept. 27

Fishing is good! Bay: Black drum, reds, Spanish mackerel. River: Hybrid bass, largemouth bass, shelllcracker, small roe in the mullet. 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. –...