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Tides and Weather’s impact on fishing solved

Tides and Moon WHAT CAUSES TIDES Tides and weather have the greatest impact on fishing.  The sun and the moon cause tides and to a lesser degree wind.  Tides are mostly impacted by the moon because the moon is much closer to the earth than the sun.   The moon’s illumination is indicated by the red …

How to Fish a Marsh

How to Fish a Marsh

How to Fish a Marsh The marshes around Amelia Island are vast and overwhelming.  Blind casting is like trying to drive from Seattle to Amelia Island without a map.  You’ll get there but it may be a long trip.  So what information do you need to create your own marsh fishing map?  To start it …

How to Fish a Marsh Part 2

Creek Mouth Creek Mouth The mouth of a creek flowing into a sound, a larger creek or bay is a location worth your attention.  Fish will stage in the larger deeper body of water preparing to enter the smaller creek when the tide starts to rise.  Fish the drop off in the larger body and …

How to Surf Fishing Bull Redfish

Surf Fishing Bull Redfish The Migration Fall is the time of year where surf fishing bull redfish is most rewarding because they congregate along Florida’s coastline in search of one thing, mullet.    The mullet migrate from as far north as New England to southern Florida.   The migration starts in mid-August and lasts about 2 …

How to Catch Summer Red Fish

Catching Redfish in the Summer As with many other estuary-dependent fish, summertime is the beginning of a feeding frenzy in the estuaries. Many fish and crabs that were spawned in the spring begin to appear in the estuaries as small juveniles, and these are often followed by large schools of redfish. The fish tend to …

How to Catch Redfish

How to Catch Redfish Finding redfish is the key to catching redfish.  If you have the best bait in the world and the perfect presentation but without fish, you will catch no fish. How to catch redfish requires that you understand what redfish are doing and when.  The most important thing in redfish fishing is …

How to Use Google Earth to Catch More Fish

How to use Google Earth to find structure. How to use Google Earth as a fishing log. How to use Google Earth to find boat ramps.

How to Catch Sea Trout

How to Catch Sea Trout The spotted seatrout is also known as sea trout, speckled trout, spec, and trout.  It is either the most popular or second most popular inshore species in Northern Florida depending on who you ask.  Trout are unique in that it is the only game species that spends its entire life inshore …

How to catch Redfish in winter

How to catch redfish in the winter How to catch redfish in the winter.  We have cold conditions at least compared to Miami.  The water temperatures are usually in the 50s but mid-40s are not unheard of.    Redfish preferred range is 70° to 90° so where do they go when temperatures are below this …

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How to Spring Fish on Amelia Island

   Spring Fishing on Amelia Island Spring Fishing on Amelia Island is one of the prettiest times of the year.  Temperatures are warming both in the air and the water. Many species that winter in deeper water start their migrations into the bays and creeks around Amelia Island. Locations around the island that a shore bound fisherman …