Fishing Report from The Angler's Mark.
It’s that time of the year…the Georgia Bulldawgs come to town and luckily some of ’em want to get out and fish the waters of Amelia Island! Today I had Greg Brown and his buddy Eddie fishing with me and we met early this morning down at the Sawpit Creek boat ramp and headed up the Nassau River with plans to fish the first of an incoming tide with jigs and mud minnows.Our first stop was at some docks at Seymore’s Pointe. Both anglers were making pinpoint casts to the dock pilings and it wasn’t long before they were getting bites. But it turned out to be some small and hungry Mangrove Snapper. We ran down to Broward Island just as the tide started in there and fished the downed logs (there’s a few more trees down since hurricane Irma). After Greg hooked up and landed a feisty Redfish, we counted that as truly knocking the skunk off. Although we had a nibble here and there and picked up a Mangrove or two, we were looking for bigger fish.
We dropped back to Pumpkin Hill and fished some flooding oyster beds. Within minutes Eddie had a put another Redfish in the boat, this one measuring just a tad bit under the Slot. He followed that up with a hungry Seatrout. We worked along the bank and added one more Redfish to the catch.
We’d fished docks and logs and oysters so I thought we might as well fish some rocks, so we made stop at Seymore’s Pointe and “played chess” with a school of Mangrove’s. After putting a good handful in the boat, Greg landed a “keeper” sized one. We fished some flooded oysters along the Nassau River, fished some more docks at Seymore’s – had some nibblers, then called it a day, another great one to be fishing here at Amelia Island, Florida.