Trout Fishing at Amelia Island

Three of us old Fernandina High football players get together each year -Class of 1975 and 1976, -and we usually do pretty good in the “catching” department, and yesterday was no different. We had met out at Goffinsville Park, Tony French, Daniel “Bubba” Rhodes and with a tide that had been coming in for a […]

Capt. Matt Harrelson Trout Action on DOA Shrimp

December 7, 2022 I spoke to Capt Matt Harrelson with Spartina Tails Charter Fishing this morning and he reported some good Trout action down at the Seymore’s Pointe area. He was fishing between two docks on an outgoing tide and was tossing DOA Shrimp in the “Electric Chicken” color. Capt Matt said he’d make a […]

Capt. George Smith Fishing Report

December 5, 2022 …just in from Capt George Smith of Her Money Fishing Charters: “The fish bite has gotten better as the water temperature has dropped into the mid to lower 60’s. Targeting Sea Trout with an adjustable float in the 6-8′ water column around the Fort Clinch area has been productive. The Redfish have […]

Pompano Still At Beach

I had an “anonymous” angler send in a brief report last night- he (she?) had a successful fishing trip down at American Beach, fishing the first of an incoming tide. This angler landed 5 small Pompano and 3 Blue Fish. American Beach is down on the south end, past Harris Teeter. Turn left on Lewis […]

Pontoon Fishing Machine

I ran across this guy at the Sawpit Creek boat ramp this week and his rig struck me as a “fishing machine”!  He launched it off a trailer and ran it around the dock using his remote control to run the Minnkota I-Pilot, then he use a remote to drop the micro Power Poles. It […]

Sawpit Seatrout

November 18, 2022 While waiting for  my charter customer this morning I was able to talk to a few shore anglers who seemed to be doing pretty good – they caught and landed a couple of Seatrout while I watched! Note that the tide was going out and still had a few hours until it […]