Author Archives: Lawrence Piper

Whiting Bite at the Surf

February 16, 2023 This from angler John Givens, Nassau Sport Fishing Association Member:  The Whiting are still biting in the Fernandina beach surf although we had to move around to find them.  I was using fresh dead shrimp with no Fishbites or scent was best.  Best area was the first wash close to beach and inside […]

Slow Fishing in the Intercoastal

2/15/23 This from angler John Givens and Nassau Sport Fishing Association member:  With underwhelming success fishing creeks last week with live shrimp, they tried  switching to ICW (intercoastal waterway) structure and a short ways into Egan’s Creek. They were fishing live shrimp on jig and live shrimp under cork for bait but didn’t get much […]

Offshore Fun on the Pipe Dream

I had the good luck to get invited to go offshore fishing with Capt Scott Thompson and his Pipe Dream Charters last week, and was joined by Capt Brian Soucy and his friend Larry, and Capt. Scott’s mate, Jimmy. We all met at the Amelia Island Marina early Tuesday morning and Capt Scott was all […]

Sheepshead Fishing With a Kayak

December 28, 2022 This angler had a great day of fishing for Sheepshead today  using his kayak. Mike was fishing the incoming tide in Eagans Creek and said things began to heat up mid tide. He was fishing pilings using DW Lures baited with mussels and tipped with barnacles. Watch the video to see the […]

Redfish On Fire

December 27, 2022 I ran into Capt Benny Hendrix with Heavy Hitter Fishing Charters at Old Town Bait and Tackle today. I had seen him at AIBT yesterday morning and when I asked how he did he reported that they had “tore them up”!  Capt Benny was fishing some dock pilings on the first of […]

Hot Bite On Cold Morning

December 26, 2022 I ran in to Capt George Smith with Her Money Fishing Charters, out at Goffinsville Park as he was coming in with some guests visiting from Michigan. They had launched this morning with temperatures at 23 degrees – now that’s cold! But they had a bait well full of live shrimp and […]