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Topwater Reds at High Tide

Redfish prey on baitfish passing by key ambush points during a high falling tide where plugging with surface plugs requires several angling skills. A high falling tide gathered baitfish at key ambush points at the headwaters of Amelia Island’s “Langsford Creek”. Past fishing experiences had taught my son Terry David Lacoss and me that we…
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Florida’s Pogy Coast

From Ponce to St. Mary’s Inlets, pogy migrations along the beaches and inlet mouths attracting a variety of pelagic saltwater species, where near shore fishing is simply awesome. Fishermen are frequently asked, “If you had one lure to fish with and for a variety of saltwater game fish, what lure would you choose?” More than…
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Summer Fishing at Amelia

Big news for summer fishermen includes the all new “Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo” presented by the Nassau Sports Fishing Association. Formerly called the “Nassau Sports Fishing Association Tournament of Champions” the event also has new dates and a complete new format. The event has been moved from the first weekend of June to August 5-7,…
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Spring Fishing at Amelia

March 20th is the first day of spring and also signals the beginning of Amelia Island’s trolling season for a wide variety of pelagic species of saltwater game fish. Traditional spring winds typically blow from the southeast, pushing those welcome warm water edges over near shore fish havens. With the warming water trends, baitfish schools…
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