Braving the Offshore Seas

March 11, 2023 Capt. Scott Thompson with Pipedream Charters and his party battled 3-5 foot seas, but they were not match for this crew. Capt Scott rode the trough for 20  miles off shore. The fearlessness of the group paid off with catches of Triggerfish, Sea Bass, Amberjack, small sharks and an 8′-10′ Thresher Shark. […]

Good Tips for Surf Fishing for Whiting

March 9, 2023 This report from angler John Givens “fishing the surf for Whiting”…. The key is location and moving – if I’m not getting bit within 15 minutes, I move say 50 yards down the beach. Always looking for run outs. My improvement this year for whiting has been to use a #2 circle […]

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 […]