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St. Simons Island Fishing Report for April 2018

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There is a saying around here; “Everything’s alive at 65”. When the water temperature reaches 65 degrees it usually signals to anglers that it is finally time to start seeing the fishing pick up. There’s a very awkward stage in the fishing in between the stellar winter bite and the summer patterns. Because the water temps in the spring season …

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June Fishing Report for St. Simons and the Golden Isles of Georgia

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I’m happy to report that this go ’round there aren’t any substantial negative issues to talk about. The water has been clean (except for when it’s not supposed to be), the weather has been mostly pleasant although a bit hot, and the fish have been cooperative. Inshore Fishing Report Our main focus has been inshore fishing as of late. The …

Tackle List for Fishing Saltwater in Georgia

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Complete Tackle List For Inshore and Nearshore Fishing in Georgia Waters If you’re new to fishing in Georgia and you are overwhelmed by all of the tackle choices out there, this blog post is just for you. As a fishing guide here in Georgia, I have to keep my tackle simple but versatile. I can’t keep every lure known to …

Golden Isles Fishing Report for November 2014

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Peak Inshore Fishing Time for Georgia Coast Although we have been plagued by wind, rain, and cold weather, the fishing has still been somewhere between good and excellent on most days. Except for a couple of days when the water clarity was pretty nasty due to a combination of weather factors and extreme tides we have been doing really well …

GIFP: Ep. 11 | Tripletail | Bull Reds | Rough Weather

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Coastal Georgia Fishing Report 4/18/14 It’s that time to keep me away from sharp objects. The weather so far this week SUCKS! Seriously? 25 knot winds every day? COME ON MAN! Tripletail Fishing Report I could go on for days about the weather, but I know you really want to hear about the fishing. This past weekend we mainly focused …

Fishing report for St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Brunswick, GA

GIFP: Episode 10 | Tripletail Finally Here | Ocean Coming to Life

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Tripletail Fishing in Georgia has finally kicked off! That’s the biggest news in this week’s fishing podcast. There has been a lot of overall improvement in the fishing, but by far my favorite part of this week’s news is the arrival of the Tripletail. The first fish to arrive are almost always the biggest that you will see for the …

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GIFP: Ep. 8 | Sea Bass | Sight Fishing | Redfish Tips | Inshore Chumming

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Golden Isles Fishing Podcast Episode 8: Sushi Fastballs, Peeled Prawns, and Warm Up Already! Sushi fastballs? Really? Yeah… it’s just a way that I have described this phenomenon to my customers in the past and it seemed to resonate with them and help improve their angling skills so I figured I would share it in this podcast. But yeah, it’s …

St. Mary’s Georgia, Jekyll Island, St. Simons Fishing Report

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As published in the Tribune and Georgian: Coastal Georgia Fishing Report September Report / October Forecast Capt. TJ Cheek – Coastal Georgia Fishing Guide – St. Simons Island Lately the fishing has been interesting to say the least. The non-stop rain hasn’t given us any relief as far as the fresh water run-off goes, but I can’t say that the …

Georgia Saltwater Fishing Report – Bull Redfish are Coming Soon!

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Coastal Georgia Fishing Report for August 2013 For the Tribune and Georgian Capt. TJ Cheek                 Unfortunately this is another report where I am complaining about the freshwater making the fishing difficult. There are some bright notes right now but I am sure that you have noticed that the water color and salinity are way off from normal. Just the …