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Jun 14, 2022

Red snapper season to start on June 17

The recreational red snapper season will start June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 31 with 12 days in the fall.

“We are excited about Governor Ron DeSantis’ recent announcement of this year’s 57-day Gulf red snapper season, which is the longest we’ve had since the FWC began managing the season in state and federal waters,” said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Chairman Rodney Barreto in a press release.

For-hire operations that do not have a federal reef fish permit may also participate in the season but are limited to fishing for red snapper in Gulf state waters only.

Jun 7, 2022

Sargassum: friend or foe?

Weed on the beach is a problem.

No, not that kind of weed. The weed I am talking about is a type of seaweed called sargassum.

May 31, 2022

Lifeguards jump off Navarre Beach Fishing Pier

As part of their training, the Navarre Beach lifeguards jumped 30 feet into the Gulf of Mexico from the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier May 27.

May 24, 2022

Navarre Beach traffic lights up and running

Traffic has long been a headache for Navarre residents, especially those who live on or visit Navarre Beach. To alleviate this issue, traffic lights have been installed on Navarre Beach.

The traffic lights stand at the corners of Gulf Blvd. and Navarre Causeway.

May 17, 2022

Junior Lifeguard program ready to dive in again

Navarre Beach Lifeguards will host their annual Junior Lifeguard Program throughout June and July for students ages 9-13 and 14-15.

The program, now entering its third year, strengthens kids’ swimming and water-related skills while also teaching them about the ocean and waterways that are all around Northwest Florida.

May 10, 2022

Cassie Carli sandcastle memorial erected on beach

Sandcastles usually do not last more than a day, but one particular sandcastle built on Navarre Beach, Saturday, May 7, will last for a long time, at least in the memory of those who saw it being created.

May 3, 2022

Presley, Leckrone overall winners of Sunset Stampede

The Sunset Stampede took place on Navarre Beach Saturday evening, with James Presley of Pensacola Beach and Ashton Leckrone of Eglin Air Force Base taking the top male and female spots in the 5K race.

Apr 19, 2022

Sea turtle nesting season brings a different kind of shell to Navarre Beach

The summer season is coming up quickly on Navarre Beach, locals and tourists alike will be flocking to the beach to enjoy the white sands and emerald green waters, but they won’t be the only ones.

Sea turtle nesting season will begin starting next month, May 1 to be exact, and will last until late October along Panhandle beaches.

Apr 6, 2022

Turtle center helps children SEAS the Day

The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center held their annual SEAS the Day event on April 2. The event celebrated Children on the Spectrum, Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Awareness.

Mar 23, 2022

Navarre Beach Fire Rescue recognizes three firefighters with lifesaving award

On Mar. 16, Navarre Beach Fire Rescue honored three of their firefighters for their efforts in saving a man’s life.