Friday, September 15, 2017 10:00 AM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

Hurricane Irma did a massive amount of damage to a large portion of Florida but, here in the Panhandle, it actually helped to flush out the majority of the stained water left in our bays.  We experienced the opposite of a storm surge – instead of water from the Gulf of Mexico being pushed inshore, it was blown away from us and...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

The east end of Panama City Beach is known as a tight knit community, made up of local businesses providing resources for both visitors and locals. Grand Lagoon, better known as the “Gateway to the Gulf” serves as the core for all things fishing, boating, antiques and authentic cuisine. This area is also known for their community...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 3:00 PM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

Action and variety have been the trend for the past few weeks, with numerous species of predatory fish targeting the many “bait balls” scattered throughout the bays and along the beaches. Starting way up in the bay, trout and redfish have been pounding schools of finger mullet and menhaden.  We have been doing very well with...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 9:00 AM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

As is the case most times of the year, Panama City Beach is offering some fantastic fishing these days.  Whether you’re looking to target fish inshore in the bays, along the beaches or near shore in the gulf, there are plenty of great bites out there. Inshore – in the bays and on the flats – fishing is about as good right now...
On August 21, 2017, America will get to experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years! From South Carolina to Oregon, the eclipse will trace a 67-mile-wide path across the country and millions of Americans will be able to witness this once-in-a-lifetime event as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun and day...

Friday, August 11, 2017 11:00 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

Mud. Sweat. Beer. How else would you want to spend your Saturday workout? Visit Panama City Beach and Destination Panama City are partnering up to sponsor one of the most intense races in the country: Warrior Dash. Hosted in the new Panama City development, Sweet Bay, runners will be able to test their skills on the 3.2 mile course, while battling...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 3:00 PM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

With the late summer heat bearing down on us during the day, the benefits of fishing the flats early are numerous – especially if you want to catch trout and redfish on artificial lures. For starters, it’s much cooler in the early hours of the morning and that makes fish a little more inclined to chase a lure.  Because the light...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 4:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

With the Labor Day holiday only a month away, many are starting to plan trips and activities to enjoy with friends and family throughout the long weekend, and who wouldn’t want to spend it at the beach listening to live country music? In the first weekend of September, the highly- anticipated Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam concert returns to Panama...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 4:00 PM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

The early morning topwater bite continues to be scorching hot on the flats, especially around the numerous bait schools that have shown up seemingly out of nowhere. Many of these bait schools have taken up residence on points, prompting hungry predator fish to do the same.  As the tide starts running, most of the bait has been on the up...