Paddling along the waterways of Navarre and Gulf Breeze, kayaker Dave Barker is disappointed. He said rather than the naturally sloping habitats that support dozens of species of fish, crabs, shrimp and more, he is greeted by almost continuous sea walls. “Most of the shorelines that I see where residents are, they are not natural,” […]
Dozens of visitors paddled out to the Navarre Beach Gulf side artificial reef Saturday as part of Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary’s Clear Bottom Kayak Reef Tours. Mike Sandler of the Marine Sanctuary said this year’s first tours were a huge success. “It was a big success. There were a lot of people out there and […]
Last month a citizen panel put together by state boating authorities explored options that could lead to requiring registration and fees for non-motorized boats such as kayaks. Read the full article in the March 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
The 2016 Navarre Fishing Rodeo set records on many levels. This year the rodeo attracted more people, larger sponsors, more door prizes, more fish weighed – it was more. The beautiful weather on both days of the event got folks out onto the water to enjoy a day of fishing with family and friends. The […]
Children between the ages of 8 to 11 took to the waters of Navarre Beach and Black Water River July 18-22 for the second annual PaddlePalooza Summer Camp hosted by the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station. Activities for the 23 campers started at 9 a.m. and finished by 3 p.m. each day. Campers went to […]
In a world captivated by technology, kayak fishing offers an opportunity to get away from it all. Frank Dailey, the Emerald Coast Chapter Team Leader and Director of Coordinated Therapeutic Programs for Heroes on the Water, can’t emphasize that enough. “The peaceful element of kayak fishing is absolutely amazing,” Dailey said. “You take away the […]
In a little known park at the end of Blue Tip Drive in Navarre, Santa Rosa County will be installing a new kayak launch. The request for the addition came from James Broxson, owner of Broxson Outdoors located at the corner of Blue Tip Drive and Navarre Parkway and District 4 County Commissioner Rob Williamson. […]