Category Archives: Back Country

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 […]

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 […]

Crabbing at Goffinsville Park

November 16, 2022 I wrapped up a backcountry fishing trip today out at Goffinsville Park and as I was walking up to get the truck I came across Prince, a  crab angler who had a good “mess” of Blue Crab in his cooler. The tide had been coming for a few hours – normally I […]

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 […]