Fishing is an exciting and fun hobby. However, to an inexperienced angler, it can be rather intimidating. Without the proper equipment and knowledge, it can result in a long, boring, day. I’ve gathered some information to get you started on a fun adventure out on (or near) the water.
You’ve finally arrived for your vacation on Okaloosa Island! You survived the drive, the kids asking “Are we there yet?” at least fifty times, potty breaks every thirty minutes, and just when you started thinking you were never going to get to your destination, your weary eyes spotted, “Welcome to Florida!”
The difference between offshore and inshore fishing in Fort Walton Beach is mostly based upon the depth of the water. Inshore fishing is executed within a few miles of shoreline. Offshore fishing consists of being at least 20-25 miles from the shores in waters exceeding hundreds of feet deep.
Fishing in Fort Walton Beach can provide some amazing catches. Located near the 100-Fathom Curve, FWB is the ideal location to sink your hooks into our Emerald Seas and reel in the “big one”. While it’s not unheard of to hear of record-breakers reeled in from the beaches, it’s more common to hear these stories … Continued
So, you want to do some fishing in Fort Walton Beach? You’ve come to the right area. This area of the Gulf Coast boasts land in closest proximity to the 100 fathom curve, putting you in a prime location for some spectacular fishing. Let’s look at what kind of fish you may encounter by dipping your … Continued
Fall in Fort Walton Beach brings clear skies, peaceful gulf waters lapping on the shoreline, and empty Breakers chairs waiting for you to kick back and enjoy the view. While we love unwinding on the beach, fall in Fort Walton Beach is also full of fall festivals, fishing, and family fun! With so many … Continued
Photo courtesy of Destin History and Fishing Museum. If you love fishing then this is the place for you! Destin’s History and Fishing Museum is a must see attraction for all history buff and fishing enthusiasts. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. Basic adult admission is only $5. The museum … Continued
THE BITES The great thing about Florida is that fishing season is practically year round. Whether it’s black sea bass, cobia, tuna, tarpon, grouper or red drum (easy pickings in the summer), you can expect an abundance of bites all along the Emerald Coast. However, there is one species the Gulf is known for. Ask … Continued