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Mid-July Fishing Report

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…

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June Fishing Report

Before getting into what’s biting around the beach, here’s a little advice that will make your time on the water far more enjoyable – regardless of how the fishing is going. First of all, before you leave out on any fishing or boating adventure in the summer, make sure you pack plenty of water…

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Mid-May Fishing Report

The number of fish in the bays right now is staggering! That’s especially true on the flats where redfish are laying in shallow water right up along the shoreline. Some fish are cruising the shallows but a significant number of them are literally just sitting in potholes, positioned on top of…

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May Fishing Report

In addition to the white sandy beaches and emerald green water, Panama City beach also offers a wide variety of fishing opportunities. Whether your angling passion is in the bay, on the flats or out in the gulf, we have you covered. Early mornings on the flats offer healthy doses of topwater action…

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Springtime Fishing Tips

This is a fantastic time to get out and enjoy some beautiful weather and phenomenal fishing! Throughout the bays, a variety of fish species are schooling up and ready to feed at nearly every opportunity. The number of redfish out there in the shallows is staggering – several flats have schools of…

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Warm Weather Brings Fishing Success

Let me start by saying that this winter has been anything but typical. Calling it “mild” would be an understatement since it’s the middle of February and we have water temperatures nearing 70 degrees in the afternoon. Many species of fish shouldn’t even be in the bays right now, but they’re swimming…

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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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Fall Fishing Season's Hot Bites

The fall fishing season is off to a great start, so let’s take a look at where you can find the hot bites. Local anglers list the flounder as one of their favorites. So far, it has been a fantastic bite and they are stacked up big time! If you’re hoping to catch good numbers on rod and reel, try…

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Speckled Trout and Redfish are on the Hunt

The redfish bite continues to be the main attraction for bay and flats anglers looking for fast paced action. The topwater bite has been very productive just about all day long, but mid-day sight fishing with jigs is a good way to watch a few eat. If you are fishing them in the skinny water on the…

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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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