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Fishing Report July 2017

The inshore bite throughout the numerous bay systems and along Panama City Beach is on fire right now! If you get out on the flats early, then expect to get into a very productive topwater bite for speckled trout and redfish. I have found the bigger trout to be holding in areas with sandy bottoms…

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Flounder, Pompano and Redfish Galore

Starting on the flats… the trout and redfish have been piled up in the shallows. On higher tides, the fish have been right up along the shoreline, mixed in amongst the reed beds and feeding on finger mullet and pilchards. ​As the tide drops out, most of those fish move out to the many sandbars…

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Head North to West Bay

Want to do something a little different during your trip to Panama City Beach? Head up Highway 79. There, just a few minutes from the beach, you’ll find yourself in what feels like another world, where time slows down, the winds brush the tops of the tall grass and eagles float overhead. You’ve…

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Prime Time for Fishing!

There are no words to describe how phenomenal the fishing around Panama City Beach is right now. The pristine waters are teeming with all sorts of marine life. Seagrass beds are healthy, schools of bait fish are inundating the bays and, as a result, predator species are streaming into those same…

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5 New Super Reefs in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach, already known as the “Wreck Diving Capital of the South” for its abundance of shipwrecks and artificial reefs available for SCUBA divers to explore, has added another group of 5 Super Limestone Reefs to its collection of artificial reefs meant to increase marine life habitat – a…

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The Spring Migration is Here!

Spring migrations are in full swing here in beautiful Panama City Beach. The water is warm and clean and baitfish schools have been stacking up nearshore around the buoys. On the beaches, plenty of pompano and redfish are being caught in the surf using sand fleas or shrimp-fished on the bottom. On…

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February Fishing Report

Plenty of fishing opportunities are out there for anglers willing to pursue them. Redfish have been the best and most consistent bite lately, and fish of all sizes are being caught. In many of the bayous, the redfish have been really thick, but they are mostly small fish (up to about 23”) with…

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Hitting the Trails

Set out to explore “the last undiscovered Florida coast” and find out firsthand how diverse and rare animal species and plant life make Panama City Beach a nature lover’s wonderland. With 27 miles of beach, a multitude of parks and forests and a 700- acre natural barrier island, eco-tourists have…

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