Walton County fishing report for Mar. 2

March 2, 2011

Illustration courtesy FWC

Lots of pompano being caught!

Surf: Lots of pompano being caught with shrimp along with some whiting and redfish.

Bay: Good amount trout biting along with some redfish and sheepshead.

River: Some bass are starting to be caught with plastic worms and shiners along with plenty of crappie on the Choctawhatchee River.

Danny Copeland wants to remind folks that the resident shoreline license is free. Come on by!

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Hunting: Turkey season coming up Mar. 19

Zone D – Northwest Florida – Public lands
Muzzleloading Gun Season: Feb. 21–27 – Antlered deer only by muzzleloader, crossbow or bow
General Gun Season: Dec. 11 – Feb. 20
Antlered deer entire season; antlerless deer may be taken Dec. 26 – Jan. 1 by all legal center fire rifles and pistols, shot guns, muzzleloaders, crossbows and bows

Quail and gray squirrel:
General Gun: Nov. 13 – March 6 by all legal rifles, shot guns, muzzleloaders, crossbows, bows and pistols Click here for more information

Wildlife Management Areas: Each Wildlife Management Area has different season dates. Please refer to links below:
Choctawhatchee River WMA: Click here
Point Washington WMA: Click here
Lafayette Creek WMA: Click here
Pine Log WMA: Click here

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