Carol Ann Williams, Licensed Broker/Owner



Dog Island Diamonds



Area Information

Here you will find weather information,
local links of interest, and pictures of the area.

 

St. George Island
is a beautiful retreat back to a more peaceful time. Nestled along the coast, approximately 60 miles southwest of Tallahassee, FL, the island Shangri-La is twenty-nine miles long, 23 of which are solitary and private, and is no wider than a mile at it's widest point. You will find a variety of different natural resources on the island, all depending on the time of year. Wildflowers, warming breezes, lengthening days, and cool nights populate a common day in the spring. Summer is the peak-season and has the largest population paying a visit to the island- beach goers. The wonderful, warm salt water of the Gulf coast is a nice way top spend an afternoon. Beautiful sunset St. George IslandSwimming is a must. You will find excellent fishing as well, whether it be coastal fishing or bayside and Gulf boat fishing. The fall brings some crispy nights, with wonderful blue skies and awesome sunsets. The birds will begin to migrate, passing Monarchs wind out fall into the closed windows\months during the winter. Although mild for the most part, the occasional chilling breezes invite warm indoor fires in the fireplace and cocoa in the mugs. Morning fog gives way to a bright sun and the windswept dunes retreat into another change of season.

 

Apalachicola Forest
Apalachicola National Forest
One of Wakulla counties greatest attributes, this vast forest comprises over 564,000 acres and is the largest forest in the State. The inhabitant birds of the forest include red-cockaded, red-bellied, pileated, and downy woodpeckers, brown-headed nuthatches, and northern bobwhites. The red-cocked woodpeckers are also in the forest with peak spotting times in the spring months early in the morning. In Florida there are over 367 species of bird, with 152 or more breeding in Florida's National Forests.

 

Carrabelle
Located along the Gulf coast of Florida, Carrabelle is a wonderful retreat to wilderness. It's located within a number of different topographies- including wetlands, beaches, rivers and forests. This town is free of taint from high-rises, over development, and a crush of human population. You will find fishing, boating, swimming (at the beach two miles south of town), and hiking in the woods among the most popular leisure activities here in this fishing village. Docking facilities are available, as well as commercial fishing and charter boats for investigation. Some of the fish you may want to pursue include Sea Trout, Redfish, Sheepshead, Bass, Shellcrackers, and Bluegill. It is between two meandering rivers, the New River and the Crooked River and a peaceful place to spend time.

Sunset Beach view


 
Dog Island
This marvelous island on the Gulf coast of the Florida panhandle, Dog Island is one of three barrier islands 1/2 mile southeast of Carrabelle, Florida. It is situated approximately 50 miles southwest of Tallahassee and offers isolated beauty- unspoiled by the touch of man; the only way to get there is by boat or plane. The
Dog Island beach wonderful world of nature is at your fingertips with over 400 varieties of plant life- and at least three species of mammals including raccoons, black cotton rat, and the river otter. 7.5 miles long, Dog Island has bay fishing, gulf-side surf fishing, sailing, and that back to nature feeling one may be trying to retreat to.

Local Links of Interest

http://www.panamacity.com/recreation.asp

http://www.cyberangler.com/fishing.htm

http://www.forgotten-florida.com/locallinks.htm

http://www.forgotten-florida.com/map.htm

http://www.landandsea.com/fishlaw.htm

http://www.forgotten-florida.com/adventure.htm

http://www.co.leon.fl.us/cvb/beaches.htm

http://triple1.com/usa/fl/flnorthwest.htm

http://www.wakulla.com/

http://www.wakulladigest.com/

 

Weather

 
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Average Temperature [F]

  Water Air
Jan
64 54
Feb
64 56
Mar
72 61
Apr
73 68
May
79 74
Jun
82 80
Jul
83 81
Aug
83 81
Sep
83 79
Oct
81 71
Nov
73 61
Dec
70 56

 

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P.O. Box 1268
Crawfordville, FL 32326
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Land Line: 850-670-1762
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