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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,...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 2:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to show your mother how much she is admired than by spoiling her with a weekend trip to the beach? With the beautiful weather and all of the fun activities this time of year, Panama City Beach is perfect for Mother’s Day! Check out a couple of these hot spots for both locals...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 2:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

World Ocean’s Day is a global day of celebration in honor of the beautiful ocean that connects us all from different parts of the world with a goal of encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean and focusing on preventing plastic pollution. Join on the fun on June 8 th starting with a beach clean up at the M.B. Miller County Pier from 9:30am to...
Hooks, lines and sinkers are necessary equipment for fishing, but when they end up interfering with the life of a sea turtle, the results are not very pretty.  This week, we learn about efforts to rehabilitate animals that survive potentially deadly interactions with anglers. Gulf World Marine Institute (GWMI) rescues, rehabilitates and...
Does a detailed plan or a “go with the flow” approach give anglers the best chance for a successful fishing trip? If the guides are Chasin’ The Sun co-hosts Justin Leake and Travis Holeman, it depends on who you ask. This week, their stylistic differences are on full display as we take a closer look at how they approach...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:00 AM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

If you haven’t already retrieved your fishing gear from the closet and oiled up the reels, then now is a great time to do so.  With water temperatures hovering around 70 degrees, many species of fish have been making their presence known in local waters. Just off the beaches, schools of Spanish mackerel, bonita, jacks and redfish have...