June Fishing Report

By Cali Hlavac As we ease into summer and reopening our economy, vacationers are hitting the area by the droves – and we are so thankful to have them back! While fishing was deemed an essential activity, without the support of tourism, a lot of charter boat captains found themselves...

Fishing Recovery

The Secretary of Commerce announced the allocation of $300 million in fisheries assistance funding provided by Sec. 12005 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also called the CARES Act, to states, Tribes, and territories with coastal and marine fishery participants who have been negatively affected by...
As one of the area’s long-standing traditions, the Blessing of the Fleet brings out locals and tourists each year for a ceremony unlike any other on the Destin Harbor. However, amidst all the uncertainty surrounding our reopening agenda, this year’s tradition looked a bit different. On Ascension Day every year,...
By Cali Hlavac, To Do In Destin In this uncertain time, one thing is still certain – the fish are still biting. While beaches may be closed to the public, many boat launches are still open to fishermen. The weather has been outstanding for fishing, and while the Choctawhatchee Bay...
Gray Triggerfish is Open in Gulf State and Federal Waters The recreational gray triggerfish season reopened to harvest in Gulf state and federal waters March 1, and will remain open through May 1, closing to harvest May 2. If you plan to fish for gray triggerfish in Gulf state...
By Cali Hlavac, To Do In Destin Many people have never heard of a Lionfish, nor do they know why this species is so disliked, and what an impact these tiny little creatures make to the Gulf and its ecosystem. Their colorful design is noticed by predators and helps them...

Winter Flounder Fishing

By Cali Hvalac As colder temps roll in, we are starting to notice different species of fish migrate into our Gulf waters – specifically Flounder and Sheepshead. The cooler weather means the fish will school up in one area, making them easier to catch once you track them down. “Flounder and...
By Lisa Leath Turpin, Health & Wellness Coach Any movement and activity is good. Especially the kind we LOVE, like fishing! Improve strength, drop unwanted pounds, and increase your positive and emotional outlook. That’s what we all want. I encourage people to be active in any way because inactivity is...
By Cali Hlavac October has arrived and that means one thing in our lucky little fishing village – The Destin Fishing Rodeo is underway! Anglers of all ages and charter boats alike are excited and geared up to compete for the first place prize. Since its inception in 1948, the Destin...
Hall of Fame Dealer Legendary Marine presented a total of $33,000 to Emerald Coast Autism Center and William Augusts Bowles Museum and Historical Foundation from funds raised at the 2019 Billy Bowlegs Pirate Poker Run held on May 11, 2019. Legendary Marine, Legendary Marina, and Lulu’s Destin partnered again on...

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