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March Panhandle Fishing

We will be vacationing somewhere in the panhandle region in March and are looking for suggestions for areas to stay and fish. We will be shore bound so I am also looking for what species are prevalent during that time of year. As the majority of the vacation will be based upon fishing, I am asking for best areas to fish that time of year and the main types of fish available. We are not locked into a specific place and will look for someplace to stay after I obtain some recommendations.

Thank you!

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  • Nick NikonNick Nikon Posts: 4,024 Captain
    A lot depends on the weather ... water temperature, wind, & tide.

    If it's chilled, and the waters are cold, it could be tough on the beach.

    Early or late, an incoming tide, with shrimp flavor "FishBites" on a dropper rig.

    Usually you'll find Whiting, Pompano if you're lucky, ... Hardhead Catfish if you're not.

    The bridges & piers could produce Sheepshead and perhaps Flounder.

    The Panhandle is long, and conditions differ from East to West ... .

    You have enough time, so do as much research as you can.
  • Fl-boyFl-boy Posts: 71 Deckhand
    Sheephead, possibly Spanish
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