August and September offered some of the best days of the year to fish for tailing red fish. On most of the trips, we were able to take shots at large numbers of fish and catch a few. But this is fishing and sometimes the weather didn’t cooperate. It seems like we have been fighting [...]
Fly Fishing Report St. Simons for June/July, Late Summer Outlook Even though the shrimpers have been pulling tight to the beach in front of Jekyll, a few triple tail are still floating around out there. The bulk of the triple tail fishing is now around markers when the tide is either dead high or dead [...]
Fishing report for March and early Aprl, 2013 in St. Simons GA
Fishing Report for St. Simons. Red Fish on a fly rod/
Winter time fly fishing for red fish in Georgia.
If any of you want to come to the coast and enjoy some non-stop action, now is the time to do it. The Speckled Sea Trout are thick in the sounds and the creeks. Almost any oyster bar with clear, moving water is holding trout now. I normally fish spinning tackle for trout. One of [...]
October had some of the best tailing red fishing of the year. The air temperature stayed warm, and the water temperature stayed above the magic number of 70 degrees. The Full Moon tides the first of the month didn’t push much water into the marsh, but the New Moon tides of the middle of [...]
August 2012 Fishing Report, St. Simons GA
With early morning low tides for the rest of this week, the fishing should be outstanding. Rex managed to pull this one out of a school of about fifty this morning just as the tide started coming in. The Chernobyl Flash Bang is proving to be a remarkable fly.
The past week offered some of the best tides for fishing for tailing red fish in the grass. Old time South Georgia Coastal folk refer to this as “Bass in the Grass” because we fish in flooded spartina grass. I discovered a few grass flats where the Red Fish were all in the nine to ten [...]