This time of year is famous for bringing perfect weather, clear skies and shimmering, emerald green waters. For the Panama City Beach connoisseur the period between the second week in April and the last week in May and the month of October is the best time to come to the beach on the Gulf Coast. The air temperatures during the day have been consistently in the mid-80’s and the gulf waters are floating around 75 degrees. We’ve had a variety of yellow to red flags marking calm vs choppy waters, but overall, it’s been just amazing.
This video was shot last Sunday. I had to run over to one of our vacation rental condos and couldn’t miss a chance to twinkle my toes in the sand to shoot this. I shot it with my iPhone 4s. As you can see, there were quite a lot of people out enjoying the Easter holiday weekend.
Fishermen from around the country are planning to pack the steps in front of the U.S. Capitol this week to demand changes to a federal fisheries law they say is killing jobs and eroding fishing communities. Recreational Fishermen from Panama City, Destin and Mexico Beach will be loading buses Tuesday morning at Captain Anderson’s Marina and begin their journey to our Nation’s Capital. They will spend the night in Richmond and meet protesters from around the Country at the Capital Building for the rally at noon.
Organizers of the “United We Fish” rally expect an estimated 3-5,000 people at the Feb. 24 protest, including a bipartisan roster of congressmen, fishermen and their advocates from up and down the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and a smattering from the West Coast and Alaska.
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The Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Panama City Beach in association with Gulf Coast Community college will present learning adventures in Panama City Beach for the period from Jan-7th 2010 to April-22nd 2010.In this event community education classes will be held for the public at various places in the beach.
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