Marine Event

Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island and Northeast Florida events held on or near the water

An update on the Vandenberg

In an effort to relieve fishing and diving pressure on the natural reefs more and more mothballed and retired government ships are being transformed into instant artificial reefs.

Sinking of the Spike

Located about 6 nautical miles offshore at GPS coordinates 30’22.489/ 80’53.692, the Coast Guard ship Spike is resting in 65’ of water. She is ready to both dive and fish and promises to be a huge addition to the local fisheries of N. E. Florida.

Speed Limit on Intracoastal Waterway

The Nassau County Board of County Commissioners and the Ocean Highway & Port Authority are holding an interesting joint special meeting in Yulee, Florida. On Wednesday, July 15, at 1:00 in the afternoon, these two groups are meeting to discuss…
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Goffinsville Park Opens Soon in Nassauville

Nassau County‚Äôs newest public access to the river, Goffinsville Park, is scheduled to open on the 22nd of July. Located off of 107 in Nassauville, this new park is handicap accessible and features restroom facilities, a concession stand, a playground…
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Welcome Kingfish Tournament Anglers

There are plenty of trucks pulling boat trailers heading to Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island for the 27th Annual Tournament of Champions Kingfish Tournament. This is a Southern Kingfish Association sanctioned event and brings some of the most experience anglers…
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Nassau Sport Fishing Association Kingfish Tournament

June 17th, 2009 to June 19th, 2009 is the Nassau Sport Fishing Association‚Äôs (NSFA) Tournament of Champions in Fernandina Beach, Florida. This is one of the largest events on the Southern Kingfish Association tournament trail, annually attracting the world‚Äôs best…
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Calling all Shrimpers and Boaters!

Calling all Shrimpers and Boaters to the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival on Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, the first weekend in May to participate in the blessing of the fleet.

Search Amelia Fishing Report

By: Jamie Deonas Amelia Island has experienced a banner year for fishing both offshore and inshore. Earlier in the season the trout,

Closed Season on Red Snapper?

Federal action on snapper and grouper closures on the South Atlantic coast were postponed in mid-December, but the National Marine Fisheries Council promised a new effort to pass the amendment this year.