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Kingfish Bite Continues To Be HOT!

Josh and his family of eight wanted to do some near shore fishing. Of course there are no captains in the area that can carry more than 6 passengers, so myself (Capt Scott Thompson and Pipe Dream Charters) and Capt. Steve Hair of the Ye Ole Pirate split the group into two parties of four.  […]

Off Shore Fishing Is Hot!

Capt Kenny Stewart with Beat the Oddz Charters has reported outstanding action fishing just off of Amelia Island the last couple of weeks. Note the box’s of Cobia and King Mackerel caught  in the 10-25 mile range. Those Kings are fast striking and will really get some excitement going when that reel goes off and […]

Backwater Fishing Pretty Hot As We Enter the Summer

Amelia Island Back Country Fishing I’ve had some really good trips the last few weeks as the “heat” picks up for the summer.  Most of the Redfish we’ve been catching are up near the marsh grass on high tides, or on the edges of the shell beds on teh lower tides. The Seatrout have gotten […]

AIGA Inshore Classic Fishing Tournament Results

The 8th Annual AIGA Inshore Classic Fishing fishing tournament was held October 21st up at Old Town Bait and Tackle here at Amelia Island, Florida. There were 48 entries -all entries were required to enter the Redfish Spot category (the legal Redfish with the most spots wins that tournament) and they had the option to […]

Near Shore Up Date By Capt Kenny Stewart

September-October 2023 Near Shore Capt Kenny Stewart with Beat The Oddz Charters reports that the fall mullet run is in full swing, delivering impressive catches of Redfish, Jacks, Tarpon, Spanish Mackerel, Trout and Sharks. Top bait picks: Cut mullet or fresh shrimp. This is Capt K enny’s favorite time of the year to fish!

Big Red From The Surf!

Angler John Givens sent in his report of this nice BIG Redfish he caught from the surf here at Amelia Island, Florida. John was fishing at the surf this past Friday, September 15 on a high and incoming tide using a “Mortician Rig” (see video below) using a salted clam as bait and hooked up […]