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Fishing in Fernandina Beach
Sportfishing opportunities galore on the waterways of Fernandina Beach. Inshore, the area’s endless backcountry marshes, exposed oyster beds, abundant rivers and creeks mouths provide a perfect game fish nursery for many of the First Coast’s trophy darlings. From sight fishing for tailing Reds on the flooded marsh flats to chasing the voracious Seatrout schools between the deep river channels and oyster bars, when it comes to fishing versatility, these waters come through big. Seasonal limits of Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Bluefish and Ladyfish are anything but uncommon, along with some exquisite backwater Tarpon fishing to take advantage of during the warm summer months. Upon leaving the inlet, sunken shipwrecks, hard bottoms and lime rock ledges scattered within 5 and 20 miles offshore are positively dominated by the likes of Cobia, Amberjack, Snapper, Grouper, Seabass, African Pompano and many others, with strong migrational showings of Spanish and King Mackerel, Tuna, and Bonito. For those looking to hit it big, the bluewater hotspots of the Gulf Stream offer some splendid trolling action for Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin and more!
Fort Clinch State Park, Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Amelia Island Museum of History, Horse-drawn carriage rides, Fernandina Historic District, Golfing Central, Air Amelia “trike” flying, Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off, Amelia Island lighthouse, Fernandina Little Theater, Palace Saloon
Rules & Regulations
No license for fishing is necessary if you’re fishing aboard a guided charter, party boat or other for-hire vessel which possesses a valid captain or charter boat license.
Fernandina Beach Fishing Calendar
What People Are Saying About Fernandina Beach
"3 hr. Kids/Family trip "
Nice weather. A different "school" of fish than early Spring or Summer of course.
"Half day trip with Capt Mike "
Bring sunscreen, bug spray and a great attitude!
"Captain Kris is awesome "
Get ready to have the time of your life.
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