Amelia Island is a barrier island on the Atlantic coast. Rivers, sounds, creeks, and the Ocean surround it. These waters give excellent fishing opportunities.
Whether you want to experience backcountry fishing or a deep sea fishing adventure, Amelia Island fishing charters will put you in the perfect spots.
Inshore fishing charters on Amelia Island
Amelia Island inshore fishing charters have plenty to offer backcountry anglers. From grassy shallows to numerous jetties, you can rely on local Captains to reel in Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead, and Flounder.
Popular inshore species of fish are:
- Red Drum
You can find more than 50 fishing charter companies on Amelia Island.
US$400 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 anglers. US$50 for an extra angler. Captains can take up to 6 anglers.
Offshore fishing charters on Amelia Island
While it might be famous for its backcountry fishing trips, Amelia Island deep sea fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers. Local companies provide bottom fishing along with seasonal trolling. You can reel in King Mackerel, Barracuda, Amberjack, Wahoo, Sharks, and the occasional Billfish.
Popular offshore species of fish are:
- Red Snapper
- Mahi Mahi
Tip: It takes some time to get to the reefs and deep sea waters. We recommend at least a 6-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience.
US$707 is the average price for a 6-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 anglers. US$50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can take up to 6 anglers, depending on the size of the boat.
All-inclusive fishing trips
Saltwater fishing license is included in the trip price. This license covers all the anglers on the fishing boat.
Captains provide all the necessary equipment and bait. Usually, Captains can clean anything that you catch.
You can make a reservation with a 10-20% deposit. On average, a free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date.
Boat ramps and marinas on Amelia Island
Popular meeting points are Fernandina Harbor Marina and Dee Dee Bartels Public Boat Ramp.