NEWS FROM BECKS LAKE ON THE ESCAMBIA RIVER|
Here's some important Fish Camp News that may be of interest to you.
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We are sad to report that Billy Brooks, the long time caretaker of the Fish Camp, passed away in February 2016. In the future, please contact 850-375-0383 and speak with Lessie or Carrie.
LESSIE'S PASSING - AUGUST 2018
We are again sad to report that Lessie Brooks, widow of Bill Brooks, who had carried on as caretaker of the Fish Camp after his passing, passed away in August of 2018 after a long battle with cancer. We're all going to miss her. In the future, please contact 850-375-0383 and speak with Joanne Krafft, who is the camp contact person now.
HORSES RIDES ARE NOW ALLOWED AGAIN ON BECKS LAKE FISH CAMP PROPERTY! as of February 2021 we've teamed up with Iron Horse Stables to allow them to offer trail rides on our 400+ acres including some nice waterfront areas. For more information please call Sudie at 850-393-7062.
Bikers (foot-powered Mountain Bikes) love our miles of trails and waterfront areas. Bring your Mountain Bikes for a great ride. You can picnic and fish from a secluded dock and picnic area on the "north Property" or at "The Point" on the south side at the main Fish Camp area at the boat ramp where you can park.
Due to the high cost of insurance we no longer rent boats. If you're "boatless" visit one of the stores that sells kayaks, canoes, or Jon Boats and buy one and go fish or explore the beautiful "river" world of the "Escambia". It's a great family outdoors get-a-way close to Pensacola.
FISH FROM THE BANK OR DOCK
The Waterfront "Point Park" has grills, and picnic tables for bank fishing and camping pleasure. A new trailhead and creek fishing parking area is now open to hike or bike to the dock at the north property.
CAMPING - RV & PRIMITIVE
We have some RV sites with hook-ups as well as primitive campsites, but call ahead as the number is limited. Come spend a weekend, week or month fishing, hiking and enjoying the Bayou and River.
BAIT & TACKLE
At this time we do not sell bait & tackle. It is recommended that fishing licenses, bait, & other fishing supplies be purchased before coming at either Billy Judah's at US 29 and 10.5 mile Road or T & C Feed Store in Cantonment on US 29 across from the Golf Course.
Attention active duty Military stationed in Florida!
Florida has an annual hunting and fishing pass for only $20!! It's called a Military Gold Sportsman's pass and it's available from any Escambia or Santa Rosa County tax collector's office. Also, check out the RV's and boats that you can rent from Whiting Fields MWR facility on the Blackwater River near Milton. Click HERE for a PDF rate sheet.
Fla. is No. 3 in population in 2015
According to www.factmonster.com, Florida edged New York for the position of third most populous state in the nation behind #1 California and #2 Texas. ...... Read More
Be Patient! It will start over. Click on the "Read More" links to read the complete articles.