South Walton Fishing with the Family

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - South Walton will soon be on national tv.

Walton County Commissioners also approved paying for a new television series that'll air on the Sportsman Channel.

"South Walton Fishing with the Family" will air 13, 30-minute episodes beginning January 2018.

"Program content is about South Walton. It is very specific to our market and we hope to be able to showcase not only the fishing aspect, which we feel is very important to get out additional activity information, but it will showcase tourism related businesses here in South Walton," says TDC Marketing Director, PJ Loughman.

The board approved $120,000 to go toward production.

The show plans to feature up to 9 local charter captains and is set to begin filming this June.