If you know anything at all about the city of Destin and its history then you’ve likely heard it referred to as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.”
True to history’s reputation, Destin continues to alive and well for fishing. If you have an interest in deep sea fishing, contests, there are several upcoming events held in the area you won’t want to miss.
September 26 is Kids King Mackerel Fishing Day
Kids experience the excitement of this fishing day just for them! 50 boats are at their disposal to catch the big ones and bring them back to the big fish fry at the end of the day. Last year 400-500 kids had a chance to win an assortment of prizes. Free to the public (kids) For more information call: Charles Morgan at 837-2506.
Mackerel is a delicious tasting fish that can be prepared in many ways in addition to frying. Smoked Mackerel is very tasty. Mackerel is also part of the Asian food culture often served barbecued.
The Destin Fishing Rodeo is also coming up in October as well as The Destin Seafood Festival. Both of these events are filled with fun and excitement as the fishing tournaments bring out the best in proud fishermen, women and children also.
The Sea Oats Motel is conveniently located on Scenic Hwy 98 in Destin, just minutes from these fun activities.
We are the last of its kind beachfront motel. Call us for information on our fall rates. This is a fabulous time to visit the area and enjoy the festivities.