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Thursday, June 21, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

Red minnows are piling up in the bay and lots of fish have been following them (and feasting on them) at every opportunity.  Now is a great time to go fishing in Panama City Beach! When the bait balls are in open water, it’s common to find bonita, mackerel, ladyfish, jacks, blue runners and blue fish voraciously feeding on them. ...
Family vacations create a lifetime of memories and are a key component to bonding with your children! What better way to do that than at the beach in the sunshine? Panama City Beach has an abundance of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy - especially those sweet little kiddos! Check out these spots that have proven to be a favorite among...
Although activities in the sand and the sun are what draw visitors to Panama City Beach, the indoor events that families and friends can enjoy are just as fun and exciting! Check out a few of these favorite indoor options for some ideas for the moments in between relaxing on the sugar white sand: Just Jump Trampoline Park Jump right into this...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 3:00 PM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

Although the weather has been less than ideal over the past couple of weeks, the fishing continues to be excellent! Mangrove snapper have piled up on shallow water structures throughout the bay and have been quick to bite for the most part.  Anchoring up current and dropping back a flat lined live glass minnow, shrimp, pilchard or similar...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 4:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

It’s never too early to look ahead to exciting summer festivities on the Gulf Coast, and this year Panama City Beach is hosting a red, white and blue extravaganza with a full week of Fourth of July events. With its 27 miles of award winning beaches, emerald water and All-American atmosphere, Panama City Beach invites visitors of all ages to...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 2:00 PM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

Summer is fast approaching and our beaches are filling up with visitors eager to enjoy the warm weather, emerald green water and sugar white sand.  We certainly enjoy sharing our slice of heaven with them, but big crowds can put a slight damper on the fishing during certain parts of the day.  With that in mind, it’s best to get out...
This week, we learn how the end of a life means the beginning of new life through memorial reefs.  The Chasin’ The Sun crew follows along as the Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association (MBARA) deploys living legacies in the Gulf of Mexico. Memorial reefs allow families to construct, personalize and name a reef for their loved one,...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 8:00 AM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

  What a fantastic time of the year!  Air temperatures have finally broken into the 80's, water temperatures are in the low-to-mid 70's and the fish are cruising for easy meals. Along the beaches, the pompano bite has been absolutely on fire in the surf.  Whether you target them by boat, at one of the piers or from the beach,...