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Walton County fishing report for Jan. 17

Fishing is good Bay: Reports of speckled trout and redfish. Great sheepshead biting on any kind of bait. 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 Shop17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 SFreeport, Florida 32439(850) 835-4277Store hours:Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Sat.: 6 a.m. – 4 p.m.Sun.: Closed...

Walton County fishing report for Jan. 9

Fishing is good Bay: A few reports of speckled trout. Great sheepshead biting on any kind of bait. Copeland’s will be closed Christmas Day – Jan. 6. 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....

Walton County fishing report for Dec. 20

Fishing is good Bay: Lots of small trout being caught, some redfish, and a few sheepshead.River: A few bass being caught. Copeland’s will be closed Christmas Day – Jan. 6. 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 Shop17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 SFreeport, Florida 32439(850) 835-4277Store hours:Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Sat.:...

Walton County fishing report for Dec. 14

Fishing is good Bay: Lots of small trout biting on all types of bait. Redfish biting and sheepshead biting in the mid bay area. River: Too high right now. 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 Shop17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 SFreeport, Florida 32439(850) 835-4277Store hours:Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Sat.: 6...

Changes coming to shore based shark fishing regulations

At its December meeting in St. Augustine, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved draft changes to shark fishing regulations, including management changes for the shore-based shark fishery. These changes will increase survival of released sharks, improve information gathering of the fishery and address some of the public safety concerns related to the fishery. The draft rules will be brought back before the Commission for final approval in February and include: • Creating a mandatory, no-cost, annual shore-based shark...

Step back in time at the Destin History and Fishing Museum

Most anyone who has been here for any length of time knows the best deep sea fishing in the Florida Panhandle is just offshore of Destin. You can learn how Destin got its name as the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village as you explore history and more at the Destin History and Fishing Museum. The museum is chock full of noteworthy artifacts. Historical information dating back to the 1830s, along with environmental educational displays will entertain as well as educate visitors,...

Walton County fishing report for Dec. 5

Fishing is good Bay: Small trout, big redfish, and black drum. River: Too high right now. 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.: Closed...

Thomas Pilcher park reopens

On Nov. 21, 2018, Thomas Pilcher Park has re-opened to the public. The park received significant damage from Hurricane Michael and still remains partially closed along the western side of the park. However, all of the amenities on the eastern side are now fully accessible. These amenities include the boat ramps, long fishing pier, bathhouse, picnic pavilion, and parking stalls. Please note the travel flow for the park has been altered to bi-directional along the eastern side of the park,...

Walton County fishing report for Nov. 8

Fishing is good Bay: Lots of trout, redfish being caught all sizes. Good catches in the bayous River: Crappie, bass, and catfish. 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. 1

Fishing is good Bay: Redfish being caught. Seems as though the red tide has calmed down a bit. River: Crappie, bass, and catfish. 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.:...

Walton County fishing report for Oct. 26

Fishing is good Bay: Speckled trout and redfish being caught. Red tide evident in the bay with fish kills spotted. River: River still high and muddy. 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. –...