Nearly completely surrounded by water, your vacation rental in South Walton provides the perfect setting for both freshwater and saltwater fishing, with 17 fresh and saltwater lakes, the Choctawhatchee Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. With so many options, our slice of Northwest Florida is a dream destination for the angler of every skill level in your group. Surf Fishing can be done anywhere along the 26-miles of beaches in South Walton and is most productive from April through November. From the shore, the most popular catches are Pompano, Spanish Mackerel, Trout, Red Fish and Bluefish. Fish behind your vacation rental or at one of our state parks.
Bottom fishing and offshore fishing refer to fishing from a boat in the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you fish over wrecks or reefs from 40-180 feet or venture offshore anywhere from 25 miles or further out, the catches here are some of the best. The waters off South Walton are home to Grouper, Snapper, Trigger Fish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Sailfish, Blue Marlin and White Marlin, to name just a few. If you do not bring a boat, don’t worry, the Beaches and nearby Destin, Florida have the best fishing charters available.