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Sapelo Island Fishing



Sapelo Island Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Sapelo Island, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Atlantic Menhaden

  2. Atlantic Menhaden

    There is a 20.8% catch rate for Atlantic Menhaden, based on 5717 Atlantic Menhaden counted.

    Sapelo Island Atlantic Menhaden Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND ATLANTIC MENHADEN COUNTS CHART


  3. Whiting

  4. Whiting

    There is a 19.65% catch rate for Whiting, based on 5401 Whiting counted.

    Sapelo Island Whiting Counts Chart
    Whiting

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND WHITING COUNTS CHART


  5. Spotted Seatrout

  6. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 11.01% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 3027 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    Sapelo Island Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND SPOTTED SEATROUT COUNTS CHART


  7. Black Sea Bass

  8. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 6.13% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 1686 Black Sea Bass counted.

    Sapelo Island Black Sea Bass Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND BLACK SEA BASS COUNTS CHART


  9. Hardhead Catfish

  10. Hardhead Catfish

    There is a 6.09% catch rate for Hardhead Catfish, based on 1674 Hardhead Catfish counted.

    Sapelo Island Hardhead Catfish Counts Chart
    Hardhead

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND HARDHEAD CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  11. Atlantic Croaker

  12. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 5.8% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 1594 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    Sapelo Island Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  13. Bonnethead Shark

  14. Bonnethead Shark

    There is a 2.93% catch rate for Bonnethead Shark, based on 805 Bonnethead Shark counted.

    Sapelo Island Bonnethead Shark Counts Chart
    Bonnethead

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND BONNETHEAD SHARK COUNTS CHART


  15. Bluefish

  16. Bluefish

    There is a 2.87% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 788 Bluefish counted.

    Sapelo Island Bluefish Counts Chart
    Bluefish

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND BLUEFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Striped Mullet

  18. Striped Mullet

    There is a 1.97% catch rate for Striped Mullet, based on 541 Striped Mullet counted.

    Sapelo Island Striped Mullet Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND STRIPED MULLET COUNTS CHART


  19. Oyster Toadfish

  20. Oyster Toadfish

    There is a 1.67% catch rate for Oyster Toadfish, based on 460 Oyster Toadfish counted.

    Sapelo Island Oyster Toadfish Counts Chart
    Oyster

    ENLARGE SAPELO ISLAND OYSTER TOADFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 97 species of fish and 27482 fish counted for May around Sapelo Island.

To date, there are 146 species of fish and a total of 258454 fish counted for Sapelo Island and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (164 years).

Last Update: 5/15/2024 8:55:46 PM

*** 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 Sapelo Island are the following:

  1. Ossabaw Sound


  2. South Brunswick River


  3. Diamond Causeway Pier
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  4. wreck-2194


  5. wreck-2189


  6. Ogeechee River Mouth


  7. Naked Sole


  8. Cedar Creek - Jekyll Island State Park


  9. Tarpon212


  10. wreck-2167


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  2. Coastal Georgia Inshore Charters
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