About Fort Walton Beach, FL
The fishing community of Fort Walton Beach makes its home in sunny Florida. This popular spot has a population of over 50,000 people and is a tourist hot spot, with summer and spring months being the most active. Flocking to the beach or enjoying the hunt of big game fish off the coast are favorite pastimes. With a location on what is known as the Sunshine State's \Emerald Coast,\ Fort Walton Beach has a rich history with roots that go back to the Spanish explorer days.