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State Groupers

They lie and wait along underwater highways, and whenever prey fish fail to maintain a minimum speed, they have their lunch. Like a gator lazing on a bank or a largemouth bass slowly finning to maintain its position beneath a stand of lily pads, groupers can appear lethargic, but they explode from…

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November Fishing Report

If inshore fishing is your thing, then now is the time to get on the water and take advantage of the fantastic bites happening right now. Fish are gathering in schools and wreaking havoc on just about any bait they see! On the grass flats, the speckled trout bite is especially good. Early morning…

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Reel Talk on Fall & Winter Fishing in PCB

One of the great things about Panama City Beach is that it’s surrounded by water on three sides, and each side supports a distinctly different aquatic ecosystem. From the back water creeks and bayous of East Bay and West Bay to the white sand beaches that stretch for miles along the coast, diversity…

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October Fishing Report

Blue skies and clearing water have been the norm for the past several weeks and that’s the perfect combination for sight fishing! To top it off, the flats are littered with redfish cruising the shorelines and sandbars or laid up in potholes. I prefer soft plastic baits when sight casting to redfish…

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September Fishing Report

Cruising the bay while keeping an eye out for birds feeding on red minnow bait balls is one of my favorite ways to fish the early fall season. Birds hammering baitfish on the surface is a good indication that predatory fish are also feeding from below; otherwise, the minnows would go deeper to avoid…

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Fishing in the Fall

If you’re an angler looking for some fun, productive time on the water, then fall is definitely the time of year to be in Panama City Beach. As the water temperature cools, predator fish begin to gorge on the massive schools of baitfish preparing to migrate to warmer waters — the so-called “mullet…

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August Fishing Report

The summer months offer some of the most intense fishing action of the year! One reason that’s the case is the bays are full of bait fish. Whether it's mullet, pilchards and pinfish on the flats, menhaden in the bayous or rain minnows in the middle of the bay, the food sources are plentiful and…

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Activities for Adults in PCB

The fun never stops in Panama City Beach with the abundance of activities to enjoy for visitors of all ages! Whether you are taking a day to yourselves without the kiddos or joining you best friends for a weekend in the sun, these activities are sure to keep the adult visitor busy (and the kid in…

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July Fishing Report

Summer in Panama City Beach means sun and fun and perhaps the widest variety of fishing that you will find all year, both inshore and nearshore along the beaches. A successful inshore trip to the flats depends on a couple of key factors. For one thing, you should fish during the cooler parts of the…

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