Atlantic Seafood Bait and Tackle

Atlantic Seafood Bait and Tackle is located downtown at the City Marina, 10 Ash Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida. You can buy your bait here  – dead, frozen or live shrimp and if you don’t catch anything you can always purchase some fresh seafood!  They have snacks, beer, ice and all kinds of spices and condiments […]

On The Line Bait and Tackle

On The Line Bait and Tackle is located on the south end of the island, just before you go over the bridge, on the right, at 9549 First Coast Highway, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034. They have a good supply of frozen bait, tackle and refreshments – everything you need to fish the adjacent George Crady […]

Old Town Bait and Tackle

Old Town Bait and Tackle is located up north 14th Street (heading to Dee Dee Bartels Park) at the Eagans Creek bridge, 1620 N. 14th Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034. This shop has plenty of live, fresh bait -usually live shrimp, mud minnows and fiddler crabs, and sometimes live Blue Crab. They have a good […]

Amelia Island Bait and Tackle

Amelia Island Bait and Tackle is centrally located on the island at 1925 S. 14th Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida. This bait and tackle store has probably the most extensive supply of rods,reels, and tackle and a multiple choice of frozen and live bait which typically consists of live shrimp, mud minnows and fiddler crabs. They […]

Rat Reds Galore

Amelia Island Fishing Report August 22, 2022 Last week if  you wanted to catch a Redfish in the back water you almost had to settle for 14″-16″  Rat Reds. We were almost guaranteed to catch a good handful of those smaller fish, but I don’t think we had a single slot sized fish. We fished […]

Backwater Report – Found a New Spot

Man Standing on Boat holding an Oversized Redfish

We had incoming tides this week in the backwater. Getting out early, it was very pleasant fishing weather and the slight breezes helped to keep the heat off! Live shrimp tossed to the edges of oyster beds produced small juvenile Redfish and Flounder up in the shallower water, but would often be picked up by […]