Successful Full Moon Fishing

8/2/2023 Angler John Givens reports from the surf today. on the last of an outgoing tide. He caught this 24” 4.86lb Seatrout in the mid-island surf-Amelia Island, using fresh dead shrimp tipped with clam Fishbite on a Carolina rig about 30 yards out in a hole near a run out. That’s a huge “Gator” Trout! […]

July Trout Bite Surprisingly Great!

The last couple of weeks we’ve had some really good Seatrout catches and we’re getting a few that are over 20″. Some of them have been down deep in 15-17′ of water but a good handful are in fairly shallow water (3-5′).   One technique that is standing out is when we have a high and […]

Tripletail in the Backwaters

I got a report from Tandy Morton that he and his grandson were fishing the high tide with float rigs and live shrimp and were catching “rat” reds pretty handily. There was barely any movement when his grandson hooked up and landed this nice Tripletail. He went back to the edge and hooked up with […]

Backwater Bite Picking Up As Water Warms

March 13, 2023 I’ve been noticing on my back water trips that the Seatrout size are getting a bit bigger, and that we’re starting to catch them over flooding oyster beds, rather than just in the deeper water. Last week we caught our biggest Seatrout to date, a 20.5″ on live shrimp in 6′ of […]