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Jekyll Island Fishing



Jekyll Island Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Jekyll Island, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Spotted Seatrout

  2. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 14.46% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 4509 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    Jekyll Island Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND SPOTTED SEATROUT COUNTS CHART


  3. Whiting

  4. Whiting

    There is a 14.25% catch rate for Whiting, based on 4445 Whiting counted.

    Jekyll Island Whiting Counts Chart
    Whiting

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND WHITING COUNTS CHART


  5. Atlantic Croaker

  6. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 10.77% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 3359 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    Jekyll Island Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  7. Red Drum

  8. Red Drum

    There is a 7.07% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 2205 Red Drum counted.

    Jekyll Island Red Drum Counts Chart
    Red

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND RED DRUM COUNTS CHART


  9. Black Sea Bass

  10. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 4.97% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 1551 Black Sea Bass counted.

    Jekyll Island Black Sea Bass Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND BLACK SEA BASS COUNTS CHART


  11. Hardhead Catfish

  12. Hardhead Catfish

    There is a 4.51% catch rate for Hardhead Catfish, based on 1406 Hardhead Catfish counted.

    Jekyll Island Hardhead Catfish Counts Chart
    Hardhead

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND HARDHEAD CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Atlantic Menhaden

  14. Atlantic Menhaden

    There is a 4.46% catch rate for Atlantic Menhaden, based on 1390 Atlantic Menhaden counted.

    Jekyll Island Atlantic Menhaden Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND ATLANTIC MENHADEN COUNTS CHART


  15. Bonnethead Shark

  16. Bonnethead Shark

    There is a 3.17% catch rate for Bonnethead Shark, based on 989 Bonnethead Shark counted.

    Jekyll Island Bonnethead Shark Counts Chart
    Bonnethead

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND BONNETHEAD SHARK COUNTS CHART


  17. Oyster Toadfish

  18. Oyster Toadfish

    There is a 2.8% catch rate for Oyster Toadfish, based on 874 Oyster Toadfish counted.

    Jekyll Island Oyster Toadfish Counts Chart
    Oyster

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND OYSTER TOADFISH COUNTS CHART


  19. Southern Flounder

  20. Southern Flounder

    There is a 2.59% catch rate for Southern Flounder, based on 809 Southern Flounder counted.

    Jekyll Island Southern Flounder Counts Chart
    Southern

    ENLARGE JEKYLL ISLAND SOUTHERN FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 111 species of fish and 31187 fish counted for July around Jekyll Island.

To date, there are 160 species of fish and a total of 299202 fish counted for Jekyll Island and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1850 (174 years).

Last Update: 7/2/2024 11:16:43 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Jekyll Island are the following:

  1. Platform


  2. KBY 90ft Barge 2


  3. BC


  4. wreck-2221


  5. Snapper Banks 89 Culverts


  6. HELT-1495


  7. Ledge


  8. South Brunswick River


  9. WRECK - GYPSY GIRL
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  10. wreck-2194


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Latest Jekyll Island Fishing Reports

  • Slow Start Climax's with Big Fish!
     We switched it up today fishing out of Old Town Bait and Tackle ramp- The bite had been fairly slow down south the last couple of days so we decided to fish north. I met Ray


  • Water Like Glass
     I met Len Pelletier his son Scott and grandson Kevin down at the Sawpit Creek boat ramp early this morning and as we cruised up the intercoastal the water was like glass it


  • Making Due With Bait Shortage
     There was as slight hiccup in the bait supply the last couple of days and luckily I got a text from AIBT last evening about there being no bait to buy this morning so I made


  • Shaking It Up
     We shook things up today and did something different - after meeting John Raker out at Goffinsville Park we headed east out to Nassau Sound and found some structure to fish


  • The Philosopher Fishes
     Another beautiful if not hot day of fishing today!  Boy it got hot!  I had met Beau Hopkins and his three kids Blakely Chandler and Brantley early up at Old Town Bait and Ta


  • Mangroves Make The Day
     We probably had the prettiest day today that we've had in the last two weeks! I had met Bart Mathews down at Sawpit Creek on a tide that was low and just starting in - we ha


  • Grandad and his Grandson
     It always makes my heart warm when I see a grandparent taking their grandchildren fishing and today was just such a day. I still have vague memories of fishing in Lake Sante


  • Jacks Rule
     We did our third windy day in a row today when I met John Cipriani and his brother David out at Goffinsville Park. The wind stayed in the 15-17mph range - I'm about over it!


  • Down To The Wire
      We've got some wind kicking here at Amelia Island! When I spoke to Andew Perrin last evening I warned him that we'd be bucking the wind today if they wanted to give it a tr


  • Limited By The Wind
      I know it's difficult to tell conditions when were at our homes - we see the flags flapping and the trees swaying and think this is such a nice day   but when you get out o


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Top Jekyll Island Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Coastal Georgia Charter Fishing
    Our St. Simons Island fishing charters are divided into four main categories: Inshore, Shark and Tarpon, Deep Sea, and Kids Trips. Our boat is designed to fish offshore and inshore, so if you want to catch Trout in the morning and Sharks in the after

  2. Coastal Georgia Inshore Charters
    Our mission is to provide an action-packed, fun filled day on the water that you’ll never forget. Capt. Tim has been a fishing guide for over 20 years and specializes in providing any angler, of any skill level, a memorable adventure in the pristine

  3. Fly Cast Charters
    Fly Cast Charters is a fly and light tackle fishing charter that specializes in sight fishing for redfish and other species in and around St. Simons Island, GA "Hunting fish in the Marshes of Glynn" is our mantra.

  4. Creekside Charters
    St.Simons Island and Jekyll Island fishing charters are available for a variety of species, including Seatrout, Redfish, Tripletail, Flounder, Shark, and Tarpon. We offer a variety of fishing charters to suit your needs. St.Simons Island, Jekyll Isla

  5. Southeastern Angling
    Inshore and Near Shore light tackle and fly fishing in Coastal Georgia, North Florida, and the Fl.

  6. Dead Bait Charters
    While it is common knowledge that Captain Travis Harper is one of the best red fish and trout fishermen on the coast, many customers are now enjoying targeting many other species that Capt. Travis has dialed in including but not limited to triple tai

  7. Coastal Expeditions
    Fishing is great year round in the waters surrounding Jekyll, St. Simons and Cumberland Islands. Catch such species as Shark, Tarpon, Redfish, Bull Reds, Mackerel, Sea Trout, Tripletail and Flounder. We at Coastal Expeditions provide dependable bac

  8. Captain Mark Noble Charter


  9. Coastal Island Charter Fishing


  10. Fish Master Charters


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