Year-Round Fishing in the Next Episode of “Chasin’ the Sun”

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., March 21, 2017 – After a midseason break, Chasin’ the Sun is back for a seven-run stretch of new episodes. The episode of “Chasin’ the Sun” airing this Sunday on Destination America Network explains how to find redfish in the waters of Panama City Beach throughout the year. Local fishing guides give their insight on the best times and methods for catching these beautiful fish in the new episode entitled Seasonal Cycle. “Chasin’ the Sun,” a fishing and coastal lifestyle television show filmed in Panama City Beach, airs Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. EST / 7:30 a.m. CST on Destination America network, which reaches approximately 56 million U.S. households.

“The waters surrounding our beaches hold an abundance of marine life, but it’s the redfish that many anglers count on for the year-round action,” says President and CEO of Visit Panama City Beach Dan Rowe. “For me, nothing compares to the excitement of hooking a redfish while fly fishing the flats of Panama City Beach!”

In this Sunday’s episode, local fishing guide Capt. Steve Bachman takes a client on a fly fishing trip – what he calls a “total visual experience” – to the flats. In the crystal clear water, their objective is to see the fish and present the bait before the fish sees them. Capt. Bachman explains how redfish rely on tidal action to deliver prey such as shrimp and crabs to the shallows and creek mouths. Cruising along the beach, host Justin Leake and local guide Todd Jones spot large schools of redfish eager for a fight. The day ends with Capt. Leake sharing his proven techniques for targeting redfish in deep water and some friendly competition in catching redfish in the bay on standup paddle boards with professional angler Sam Root.

“Chasin’ the Sun” is produced by Visit Panama City Beach with support from sponsors including national brands such as AFTCO, Yo-Zuri, MarineMax, Sperry, Shimano and ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals.

The show will also air on NBC Sports Network in June 2017.

Photos from Episode 7 available here: http://barberstock.com/collection/visitpanamacitybeach/chasin-the-sun-season-2

Chasin’ the Sun website: www.ChasinTheSunTV.com

Follow on Twitter & Instagram: @ChasinTheSunTV

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/ChasinTheSunFishingShow

Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8_MVhtonlafVMvveKUPZtg

About Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach is situated on 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordering clear, emerald-green waters where the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew Bay converge.  With 320 days of sunshine annually and attractions such as St. Andrews State Park and Pier Park, the region has long been favored by travelers seeking an affordable beach vacation with year-round offerings for families, couples, groups and adventure-seekers.  These include championship golf courses, spas, sporting events, award-winning dining and diverse recreational activities. In addition, Panama City Beach’s Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport offers non-stop flights on Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. For more information, call 850-233-5070 or visit the official website of the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau at http://www.visitpanamacitybeach.com.  Live HD video of the world-famous beach is now available at http://www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/webcam/. Stay connected with Panama City Beach on Twitter (@Visit_PCB) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/visitpanamacitybeach).

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