July and August Report for St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island and the Coast of Georgia

Scott OwensGeorgia Fishing Reports

Well July has come and gone and I wish I could say the same about the heat but I cant. The key inshore is go early and fish hard. Tarpon finally showed in numbers and we have been catching lots of fish in the 30 to 120 pound range and the bite seems to be getting better. I fished inshore the last two days and got reports of big numbers of catches from 2 other full time guides who also specialize in targeting tarpon. Dont be fooled by a “shark and tarpon” trip is not a tarpon trip! If you want to go tarpon fishing shrimp boats are not the place to be. Make sure you ask questions and make sure who ever you go with knows what they are doing.

As for inshore.. The redfish have been steady and early morning lows are best. We have some good tides this week so I am looking forward to sight fishing some fish on the low. Trout have been in big numbers with lots of smaller fish and some HUGE GATORS to be had as well. We released 6 fish today over 20 inches and all were full of eggs. We are working with the DNR and CCA towards operation ROW Release over 18 due to the fish kills over the last 2 winters we need as many big female trout alive to spawn as possible. Enjoy and remember aways hire a full time guide and make sure you express you expectations for the trip. We all specialize in different types of fishing so dont be afraid to ask questions.

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FISH WITH THE INNOVATORS NOT ALL THESE OTHER IMITATORS! Captain Scott Owens is a licensed FULL TIME guide offering his clients a life time of experience and over a decade fishing the Coastal Georgia and North Florida waters as a full time guide. He is located less than an hour from Savannah or Jacksonville and offers clients fishing along the entire coast of Georgia as well as North Florida. These area’s include Amelia Island, Florida – Cumberland Island Georgia – Jekyll Island Georgia – St. Simons Island Georgia – Sea Island Georgia – Little St. Simons Island Georgia & Sapelo Island Georgia. Captain Scott specializes in fly fishing as well as light tackle trips. Charters can be arranged by calling 877-605-3474 or by email.