St. Simons Island, GA fishing offers a variety of options and caters to all levels of angler experience. From taking your kids out to catch whiting and sharks, to a full blown deep sea trip, the Golden Isles of Georgia is a great fishery that is worth experiencing.

 The most popular summer time trip is Shark and Tarpon Fishing, hands down. Anglers can expect to catch several 100 pound plus fish in just a half day excusrsion. You will be catching Black Tip Sharks, Sandbar Sharks, Finetooth Sharks, and the elusive Tarpon. This is a great trip for anglers of any skill level.

Tarpon at the boat

Inshore fishing the Georgia coast is best in the Fall season but can also be quite good in the Spring and Summer months. The most popular trips are live bait Trout, Redfish, and Flounder trips. You can expect to take home a nice cooler of very edible fish, and most guides clean your fish for you as part of their normal fee. Fly fishing trips are also available for the fly casting enthusiast.

 Deep Sea fishing is stellar at the artificial reefs and live bottom areas of St. Simons and Jekyll Island. You can expect to catch a large variety of fish including Amberjack, Cobia, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish, and Barracuda, all of which are great to eat.

Although St. Simons Island and the coast of Georgia is not widely known as a fishing destination, the fact is that it is one of the most beautiful and abundant fisheries in North America. The fact that it isn't widely known only adds to the experince that you will have as you fish all day without being pestered by passing pleasure boaters. You can soak in all of the beauty of the Golden Isles such as wild horses, Herons, Woodstorks, and a plethora of migratory birds. Dolphin sightings are a guarantee on every trip. Let's not forget that the best part is that you will be catching fish!