Tarpon season 2020

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

Tarpon Season Tarpon season is here and we can’t be more excited!!! We still have a few days open but those are limited.  Its hot finally and Mother Nature is hopefully don’t throwing cold fronts this way.  Winds are starting to shift to  summer pattern of southwest in the mornings to light an variable mid day to southeast in the …

April fishing 2020

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

April 2020 fishing report and spring recap April fishing report April 2020 has brought us more than our share of surprises as well as struggles along with the rest of the world.  On a positive note, we are still up and running in the safest possible manner and enjoying the fresh air with our clients as well as all of …

2019 fishing report St. Simons Island and Coastal Georgia

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

Well 2018 has come and gone and we are now into the second week of 2019.  The New year brings promise with a mild winter so far and lots of rain.  This new year fishing report isn’t really about what has been as much as with is to come.  As we watch these short winter days come and go we …

St Simons Fishing Report Spring 2018

Coastal Georgia Fishing Report Spring 2018

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

Coastal Georgia Fishing Report Spring 2018 Fishing report March and early April 2018. With winter still trying to hold onto every day it can, spring here in Coastal Georgia has become a longer than normal season this year. Fishing has been for the most part rather good however with both inshore and near shore trips.  Trout, Reds, sheepshead, black drum, …

Summertime Fishing Tarpon and more…

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

Summertime Fishing Report Tarpon The most exciting visitor to the golden isles this season is without a doubt the silver king.  The vast majority of our summertime fishing trips we are targeting this spectacular game fish.  Thus far I would describe the tarpon fishing this season as excellent.  There have been a couple of tough days, several absolutely epic days, …

Inshore Fishing in St. Simons Island is HOT!!!

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

Inshore Fishing in St. Simons Island Over the past month or so we have been wide open here at Southeastern Angling.  We made it through the windy month of April and early May, while producing solid catches for our light tackle and fly anglers even on the tough tide cycles.  Inshore fishing over the past 2 weeks has seen the …

New D.O.A. 2.75 shrimp! Southeastern Angling

Scott Owens Captain's Journal

D.O.A. has come out with a new life like shrimp we believe is the best soft plastic shrimp on the market for its size and versatility.  We have been using them to catch redfish, black drum, triple tail, and trout both sight fishing and blind casting. The versatility to be rigged weedless, weightless, and standard allows us to use them in …

St. Simons Island Fishing

Georgia Fishing? Read before you go fishing again!

Scott Owens Captain's Journal

Georgia Fishing When guiding Georgia fishing trips I get asked quite often why are we fishing here? There’s no one real answer, but many instead. As a guide I spend roughly 275 days a year on the water. These days can be sunny and with near perfect conditions, or they can be days that it’s cloudy and the wind is …

Jekyll Island Fishing Report March 2017

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

Jekyll Island Fishing Report early March 2017: In this Jekyll island fishing report we specifically targeted redfish for the most part and that proved quite productive over the past week.  I primarily targeted areas from Jekyll down to Cumberland Island.  We had one beautiful morning on the water, and dealt with howling north winds the other days.  We did catch …

Saint Simons Island fishing report February 2017

Scott Owens Georgia Fishing Reports

St. Simons and Jekyll Island fishing report Saint Simons Island fishing both inshore and nearshore remains strong for this springlike winter that we have been experiencing.  We are seeing lots of small speckled trout in the sounds and creek systems in recent weeks.  I believe the size limit change may have allowed for a larger spawning population last year and …