Sportfishing related news, blogs, stories and events in Northeast Florida

Inshore fishing on Amelia Island

Inshore fishing here on Amelia Island is the fastest growing segment in this ever popular sport. Whether you‚Äôre a seasoned veteran or a brand new angler just breaking in and wanting to learn how the waters surrounding Amelia Island this…
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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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Things Not to do When You Charter a Fishing Boat

Charter fishing has really become the preferred means of going fishing for many here on the first coast. You don‚Äôt have a boat to bother with, no insurance, fishing licenses, bait or tackle to contend with, rods, reels, or collection…
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Fishing for King Mackerel in Florida

We were after the King Mackerels, but the Barricuda were hitting the kings before we could get them into the boat, biting most of them completely in half.

Amelia Island Fishing Report

By: Don Whitman The Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach fishing should be good for the rest of the week. Late evening thunder storms are predicted for the week, so keep an eye to the sky. Beach fishing is great with…
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Fernandina Fishing Report thru Memorial Day

By: Don Whitman Fishing this week around Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach does not look that great. We have a front moving thru bring heavy rains and northeast winds for the week. However, we may still have a few days…
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Fernandina Fishing Report 05-12-09

By: Don Whitman Fishing this week should be good around Amelia Island. A front is due in around Wednesday this week, but I don’t think there is going to be a lot to it. The offshore bite is turned on…
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Blue Water Shootout

The Eighth Annual Amelia Island Blue Water shootout is May 8-10 at Fernandina Beach. Amelia Island knows how to host a fishing tournament so even if you are not fishing, be sure to check out the fish as they are weighed-in at the Fernandina marina.

Fernandina Fishing Report 05-07-09

It is beginning to feel like summer here on Amelia Island and along with the warm summer sun the red hot fishing action is getting into full swing both inshore and off.