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 ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY BECKS LAKE FISH CAMP, LLC. as of June 1, 2016 by order of the insurance company. We regret this but have no choice. For more information please call 850-982-1907.
We apologize but this was an order from the insurance company. We are looking for another company that will allow horses on the trails and be cost effective. If we find one we will post the information here.
Bikers (foot-powered Mountain Bikes) love our miles of trails. Bring your Mountain Bikes for a great ride. "Escape" through our north gate to Cottage Hill, a community to the north, or picnic and fish from a secluded dock and picnic area on the "north Property".
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 our beautiful "river" world. 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 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.