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.
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
There are plenty of exciting activities to do in our area. Fishing in Fort Walton Beach should be at the top of your “To-Do” list during your vacation stay. Fort Walton Beach and surrounding areas provide some of the best fishing around! However, finding the perfect spot in those locations can be challenging for tourists … Continued
The sun is shining and the fish are biting, which can only mean one thing – it’s summertime on Okaloosa Island! It’s no secret that people come to the Emerald Coast for their summer vacations to experience the beautiful emerald waters and sugary white sands, but did you know that the Emerald Coast is also … 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