Walton County fishing report for Oct. 5

October 5, 2011

Black drum. Photo courtesy FWC.

Fishing is good everywhere!

Salt: Lots of bait fish out there. Been catching black grouper triggerfish, vermillion and white snapper… small, but good eating!

Inshore Gulf report brought to you by Capt. Kerry Jones of Not A Dog Charters, offering Gulf and Bay charters.

Bay: Lots Big redfish out there along with flounder everywhere. Also a few sheepshead and black drum. Reliable sources spotted a 6 1/2 – 7 ft. black drum at the shipwreck.

River: Menhaden have been running up the river as far as the sisters, and the redfish being are following the bait. Bass fishing has been good.

Fishing doesn’t get any better than this folks!

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

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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.

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17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S
Freeport, Florida 32439
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