Are you looking to plan a fun fishing outing on the Florida panhandle with your friends? What a wonderful idea! There’s nothing like getting out on the water and catching some fish. 30A is a fabulous destination, especially when it comes to fishing. That’s precisely what we will discuss in this blog. Read on to learn more about 30A fishing, including deep-sea, in-shore, and pier fishing. Start planning your getaway today.
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Here’s All You Need to Know About 30A Fishing
One of the best ways to enjoy fishing on 30A is to get away from the shore and experience deep-sea fishing! There’s nothing like gazing at the blue horizon ahead, feeling the breeze on your face, and catching a variety of tasty fish! The town of Sandestin is considered one of the top fishing spots in Florida, with high-quality salt water and a 600-foot depth along the curve of the Gulf. Get ready to catch fish like Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Speckled Trout, and many more!
We recommend using a private charter to get you and your crew offshore! One of our favorites is Charter Boat Backlash, which offers eight to 16-hour trips. Another great offshore fishing charter in the Panhandle is with Last Local Guide Service, located just outside of St. Andrews State Park. When you take part in their Reef Fishing Tour, you’ll find yourself in a half-day pursuit of the “heavyweights” of the sea like grouper, snapper, amberjack, and king mackerel. They also offer extreme excursions like the Dolphin & Island Tour, which allows you to swim with bottlenose dolphins, explore a remote island, and snorkel along the coast. Their adventurous offerings aim to immerse you into the oceanic environment.
Deep-sea and off-shore fishing isn’t the only option you have when you come to 30A for Panhandle fishing. Indeed, if you want to take a break from getting out on the ocean, you can focus your attention on in-shore fishing options! Head over to the Choctawhatchee Bay, where you will find the Shallow Water Expeditions and enjoy a relaxing day fishing on calmer protected waters. In this bay, you’ll have the opportunity to catch bull redfish and jack crevalle, which each average a whopping 20-25 pounds. Taking this relaxing yet exciting tour out on the water will have you feeling connected with the ocean once more. The Choctawhatchee Bay is also known for more than its prestigious golf course and delicious dining destinations.
Have you considered pier fishing? This is the easiest option and can be enjoyed any day during your stay. There is no need to rent a boat – all you need is a fishing license as well as the authorization to fish from the pier (look for signs before you set up). We recommend the Russell–Fields Pier in Panama City. The pier is a quarter-mile long, providing plenty of space to cast into the sparkling sea below. With just a glance into the water, you’re able to see exuberant marine life moving swiftly through the clear waves. Even more, take advantage of the excellent restaurants just across the street at Pier Park to refuel after an afternoon of fishing. This is a beautiful location and a great place to spend an afternoon in the sunshine state.
Take the Bait: Find the Perfect Place to Stay at Adagio
Now that you know everything about 30A fishing, it’s time you start looking for a place to stay. Spending hours holding a fishing rod and pulling is tiring, so you need to find a place where you can relax and enjoy each other’s company. Luckily for you, Adagio condos are ideal. They offer splendid décor, high-end amenities, and easy access to the beach. Picture yourself enjoying a cold beer on the terrace with your friends, ordering a large pizza, and watching your favorite sports game on the HDTV.