Superb bottom fishing action can be enjoyed all year long offshore of Amelia Island. Look for some of the best action to come during the cooler months of fall, winter and spring.
"Schultz's Fish Market" is a manmade reef located just five miles offshore of the southern tip of Amelia Island, offering excellent red snapper gag grouper, coiba and black sea bass fishing year round
Numerous sunken wrecks, lime rock ledges, hard bottoms and manmade wrecks are also located within 5-20 miles offshore.
Fishing techniques includes fishing right on the bottom from an anchored or drifting boat with fresh squid, cut bait, live baits, cigar minnows, or "Boston" mackerel. Our clients hold their own rods and enjoy the excitement of a large reef dweller trying to yank their fishing rod right out of their hands!
When schools of striking fish are present, our mates will set out a "Flat Line" bait or two, allowing our charter guests to have the opportunity of catching a fast swimming pelagic specie as well! Included are king mackerel, cobia, dolphin, barracuda, amberjack and more!
Red and Mutton snapper will weigh up to 30-pounds, gag grouper can weigh over 40-pounds, black sea-bass are somewhat smaller and weigh up to 4-pounds, while cobia can hit the scales at over 70-pounds! Amberjack are also a large reef specie and can weigh over 70-pounds as well.
Call For Seasonal Rates (904) 261-2870
Handicap boats are available for charter