By Mary Ann Windes Although I’m in real estate, many people know my family’s affiliation with the Destin Fishing Fleet. So, I get asked often many, many, many fishing questions. The most confusing part about coming to fish in the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village is knowing who to call, and...
Tournament to Run the Duration of Red Snapper Season and Include Gag Grouper and Greater Amberjack Seasons as Well The Boathouse Oyster Bar on the Destin Harbor is the host of a brand new Fishing Tournament in Destin. The Boathouse Summer Slam is a winner takes all tournament that began...
By Cali Hlavac, To Do In Destin Last month we talked about the hype of Red Snapper season in Destin, the fight they put up and what a tasty dinner they make. While they are a highlight for most anglers each summer, a lot of other great species are biting...
By Cali Hlavac, To Do In Destin There is one fish that some people wait all year for the chance to keep, and this year open season falls right in line with Father’s Day. Red Snapper season is open for federally-licensed charters from June 1-August 1, with open season for...
By Cali Hlavac This year marks the 62nd year for one unique Destin tradition - one that many locals look forward to before the busyness of summer sets in. The Blessing of the Fleet is one of Destin’s longest standing traditions, and it brings out locals and tourists for a...
The lights in Destin’s Shoreline Church dim, highlighting the illuminated screen. Viewers settle in their seats on the first and second floor of Shoreline’s auditorium, ready to take a trip around the world. On May 3, the Flyfishing Film Tour arrives in Destin for the second year in a...
Out of all the exciting things to do in our area, fishing tops the list for many locals (and visitors.) Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach provides a prime location for all different types of fishing. Beaches, piers, bridges and our charter fishing industry nearby offer more than just one...
By Cali Hlavac, To Do In Destin As we talked about all the species that made for good winter fishing last month, Spring has officially arrived and so has Spring fishing season! While many fish bite year-round in our lucky fishing village, two of the most prominent this time of...
By Cali Hvalac By this time in the season, most of us anglers have a severe case of cabin fever. Constantly checking the weather apps on our phones, seeing which days will be warm enough with low winds to try and get out on the water. Weather changes mean new...
By Cali Hvalac Nestled back on Stahlman Drive near our Destin Community Center lies a small house-like building showcasing the history of fishing in our beach town, known as the Destin History and Fishing Museum. January is a great time visit and see first hand the journey our city has...

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