St. Simons Fishing

St. Simons Island Fishing Articles

Live Bait Trout Fishing

Captain TJ talks about fishing for Trout around St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island, GA. Live bait Trout fishing is one of the most popular types of fishing at St. Simons Island.

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Shrimp Boat Shark Fishing

Charter fishing guide, Capt. TJ Cheek, explains how to fish for Black Tip and Spinner Sharks behind the shrimp boats at St. Simons Island, Georgia.

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Redfish in Flooded Grass

Fishing for Redfish on moon tides. Capt. TJ Cheek writes about how to find and fish for tailing Redfish at St. Simons Island.

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Top Water Trout Fishing

One of the most exciting and enjoyable ways to fish for Speckled Trout at St. Simons Island. Capt. TJ talks about some of his favorite tactics and baits.

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Spadefish - Yes, Those Jelly Balls are Good for Something

Often overlooked, Spadefish provide a fun way to catch some offshore fish on light tackle at St. Simons Island.

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Barracuda, More Than a Hard Fight and a Cute Face

Benefits and dangers of fishing for Barracuda while Deep Sea Fishing St. Simons Island, GA.

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Choosing a Trout Fishing Rod and Reel

Choosing the right rod and reel for float fishing for Trout, Redfish, and Flounder. A good rod and reel can make all the difference in the world.

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Braid, Monofilament, or Fluorocarbon?

Charter Fishing Guide, Capt. TJ, explains the differences and benefits of each type of line.

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Search and Destroy - Finding Inshore Fish in the Golden Isles

Capt. TJ talks about how he finds fish in the St. Simons Island area.

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Is There a Perfect Boat?

Our captain talks about some hard learned lessons when it comes to purchasing a fishing boat.

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Boating Etiquette

A simple article about being courteous to other boaters, especially fishermen.

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Fishing Baits I Can't Live Without

Captain TJ's top baits for inshore, near shore, and deep sea fishing St. Simons Island.

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Want to be a Charter Captain?

Capt. TJ talks about what it's like to be a St. Simons Fishing Guide and charter captain.

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Keeping Kids Interested - It's NOT All About Fishing

Taking kids fishing can be a lot of fun, but make sure you pay attention to what they want to do. They might just want to do it again some day.