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Posts from April 2018

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...
Having a strategy for your fishing trip is a good idea but, when nature doesn't cooperate, it's time to make some adjustments. That's the challenge facing Capt. Travis Holeman and Capt. Justin Leake this week when a pod of hungry dolphins throws a wrench in their plans. It’s a beautiful day on the Gulf of Mexico and conditions...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 4:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach owes a lot to tourism and for this year's Tourism Appreciation Week in Florida, we will be hosting a Real. Fun. Celebration on Wednesday, May 9th! Join us at the  M.B. Miller Park County Pier  from 5:00-8:00pm as we celebrate Tourism Appreciation Day ! This FREE event is open to locals, visitors and...

Monday, April 9, 2018 1:00 PM by Capt. Nathan Chennaux

Spring has sprung and it’s an exciting time of the year to be out on the water fishing! The bays and nearshore coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico come alive in the spring, as hordes of migratory fish species such as Spanish mackerel, bluefish and jacks take up residence in our area.  One thing all these fish have in common is that they...