Salinas Pier

There have been some impacts from the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, in Gulf County. The Florida Department of Health in Gulf County is notifying the public of red tide blooms near: George Core Park (located at the end of Jetty Park Drive), Crescent Palms Drive (near Salinas Park Bayside), and Pig Island (St. Joseph Bay). 

The previous health alerts for red tide blooms at the following locations remain in place.

·         Salina’s Park (Gulf side)

·         Stump Hole

·         Cape Palms Park, public access beach

·         Dunes Drive, public access beach

·         St. Joseph Peninsula State Park (Gulf side)

·         Eagle Harbor Boat Ramp (Bayside of St. Joseph Peninsula State Park)

These alerts will remain in effect until further notice. Surrounding counties are experiencing similar advisories, so please be aware of beach water conditions near you. However, we would love to help you plan your Gulf County vacation. Live Chat with us for help planning and use the link to learn more about Red Tide in Florida. 

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Fishing

It’s easy to get hooked on fishing in Gulf County. It’s a fisherman’s paradise.

Fishing is a year-round activity and the thrill of fishing can be dialed down or up a notch depending on your mood.  Looking to just wet a line or seeking bragging rights on a big one? Inshore, offshore, freshwater; the biggest catches are here.  It’s a fisherman’s paradise.

Perhaps fishing wasn’t a part of your childhood, or you can count on your fingers how many times you’ve been in your whole life. Not to worry, friendly guides will help you bait your hook, remove your catch from your line and put them on ice, and even clean your fish. Contact one of our Concierges at visitgulf.com to find the right charter captain for you and your family.

You don’t have to leave the beach to make a great catch. We have outfitters that can get you surf fishing for under $50 even including your fishing license.  Be sure to check all fishing regulations at www.myfwc.com.

Regardless of what’s biting, you’ll take home a ton of memories.

Be sure to check out our Pinterest boards where you can follow along on adventures and get local tips.