Kids and Family fishing trips St Simons Island

Kids and Family Fishing Excursions 2024 Spring Break

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Kids and Family Fishing Excursions
Our Kids and Family Fishing Charters out of St. Simons Island or Jekyll Island offer a unique blend of adventure, education, and relaxation, making them an ideal activity for families looking to create lasting memories. Nestled on the southeastern coast of Georgia, Saint Simons Island and Jekyll Island are prime location for families to engage in the timeless tradition of fishing, thanks the rich marine biodiversity and the easy access it provides to both inshore and offshore fishing spots. This picturesque setting, combined with the island’s hospitable charm, sets the stage for unforgettable family outings.
For families, especially those with kids, fishing trips out of the Golden Isles present an opportunity not just for catching fish, but for bonding and learning. Children, from toddlers to teenagers, can learn the basics of fishing, including how to bait a hook, cast a line, and the patience required to wait for a bite. More than just the mechanics, these trips instill in kids a respect for nature and marine life, teaching them the importance of conservation and the ecological balance of our coastal ecosystems.
Abundance of sea life
The island’s waters are teeming with a variety of fish species, offering anglers of all skill levels a chance to reel in something special. From Whiting, Croakers, and even shark, Saint Simons Island and Jekyll Island caters to a wide range of fishing interests and experiences. Southeastern Anglings charters are well-equipped to guide families to the best fishing spots and ensure a safe and productive outing. These charters provide all the necessary equipment, from rods and reels to bait and tackle. We also provide at no additional cost safety gear for kids (life jackets and bottle water in an ice cold cooler.  This simplifies the preparation process for families on vacation.
One of the beauties of fishing trips here is their adaptability to suit different family needs and preferences. 2 or 3 hour excursions are perfect for those with younger children or first-timers not yet accustomed to the sea, while 4, 6, and 8 hour trips might appeal to more experienced anglers seeking a more intensive fishing experience. Moreover, some charters offer specialized trips, like fly fishing for tarpon or fishing for big shark. We also offer Sunset cruises by the hour, adding an extra layer of excitement to the family outing.
The beauty of the salt marsh in Coastal Georgia
Beyond the thrill of the catch, these trips are deeply educational for both young and old. Skilled captains  share their knowledge about the local marine ecosystem, the habits of different fish species, and responsible fishing and boating practices. Children learn the value of environmental stewardship firsthand, fostering a deeper appreciation for the ocean and its inhabitants.
Family fishing trips out of Saint Simons Island and Jekyll Island also offer moments of quiet beauty and reflection. Whether it’s the serene early morning hours on the water, watching dolphins play in the wake of the boat, or the shared excitement of a successful catch, these experiences can deepen family bonds. They remind us of the simple joys of spending time together, away from the distractions of our busy daily life.
In conclusion, The Golden Isles of Georgia is a gem for families seeking to embark on fishing adventures. These trips blend education, conservation, and the joy of discovery in a natural setting, offering kids and adults alike a deeper connection to the marine world and to each other. Whether it’s your family’s first time casting lines or you’re a seasoned anglers, the waters around Saint Simons Island, Jekyll Island and Sea Island promise a family outing filled with learning, laughter, and perhaps even the catch of a lifetime.

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Capt. Scott Owens professionally guiding clients full time over 25 years in Coastal Georgia and Northeastern Florida

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