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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. –...

FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute tracking aggregations of redfish

FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) has created text notification system to track red tide effect on adult red drum. Large red drum (also known as redfish) form spawning aggregations of several thousand fish in coastal waters during September-November each year. FWC biologists need your help in documenting where these aggregations are occurring on Florida’s Gulf Coast and reporting any large red drum that are observed dead from now through the end of November. If you spot either adult...

Walton County fishing report for Sept. 27

Fishing is good Bay: Fall bite is on! Lots of redfish being caught, trout, flounder, and a few mango snapper! River: River finally down. Catfish being caught 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 Sept. 19

Fishing is good Bay: Lots of redfish being caught, along with a few trout reports, flounder and black drum River: River finally down. Catfish being caught 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 Sept. 7

Fishing is good Bay: Black drum, redfish, and a lot of mullet. Bay fishing coming back in line. River a bit high. 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 Aug. 29

Fishing is good Bay: Black drum, mixed bag of redfish slot side and bigger, good size trout, black tip sharks, and a few mangrove snapper. Offshore: All kinds of fish being caught if you can get out there. 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,...

Walton County fishing report for Aug. 16

Fishing is good Bay: Black drum, mixed bag of redfish and a few trout biting. Offshore: All kinds of fish being caught if you can get out there. 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...

Walton County fishing report for Aug. 8

Fishing is good Bay: Scattered trout reports, some big rod breaking redfish being caught. Offshore: All kinds of fish being caught if you can get out there. 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....

Gulf County Bay Scallop Season Aug. 17 – Sept. 30

The 2018 scallop season will be open August 17 to September 30, 2018. This season opening includes all state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) from the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County through the westernmost point of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County. All other regulations apply, including a daily bag limit of 2 gallons of whole bay scallops in shell or 1 pint of bay scallop meat per person, with a maximum of 10 gallons of whole bay...

FWC hosting workshop on shore based shark fishing in Panama City Aug. 6

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on future management of the shore-based shark fishery. Share your input by attending a workshop in person or by sending the comments online at MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComment The workshop will begin at 6 p.m. at Gulf Coast State College, The Russell C. Holley and Herbert P. Holley Language and Literature Building, Sarzin Lecture Hall, 5230 West US Highway 98, Panama City....