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Fish Are On the Move

From left to right: Brent Noseworthy, Captain Judy, Ranger Bob, Terri Collins “Cuz Two” and Cooper Napoli. Ranger Bob caught the largest and the most fish on this day. Photo by Captain Judy Helmey

Inshore April fishing brings fishermen closer to the act of catching. Bait shops will start to carry what you need to get the fish’s attention — live shrimp. Pair the shrimp with traditional adjustable floats from large to small and …

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Spring Fishing

Mariko Izumi and Captain Judy Helmey are two happy fishermen! Mariko is the host of Hookin Up on World Fishing Network and Captain Judy filmed a show with her in October 2014, which should air sometime in the spring of 2015. Photo by Captain Judy Helmey

Inshore Report I love it when the month of March rolls around on Savannah’s coast. I finally get to say “When the water temperature reaches 65 degree everything is alive!” This is the time of the year all fishermen and …

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Hibernating Fish Can be Found

Captain Deidra Helmey Jeffcoat and Christopher Miller with a fistfull of king mackerel. Photo by Captain Judy Helmey

By the time January rolls around in Savannah, the migrating coastal inshore fish have left and the ones that are staying have gone into the hibernation mode. Spotted seatrout are normally wintering in deep holes in the creeks, rivers or …

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Fish Cold Weather Patterns

Photo by Captain Judy Helmey

Inshore Waters Catching fish can happen in the month of December in Savannah, Georgia! Spotted sea trout, flounder, and redfish are bulking up for cold weather patterns. It’s also time to be a weather watcher. Normally the inshore bite will …

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Fish Are Plentiful in June

L-R Captain Judy and Josh Brown are front and center. Back row: Big John, Steve and Andy. Photo by Captain Judy Helmey

Inshore Inshore fishermen can go into “watch and catch mode” for spotted seatrout, redfish, flounder, sheepshead, black drum, shark, Spanish mackerel and cobia. Now is also the time to bring out the cast net and catch your own bait. Peanut …

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Whoop Ass Tactics for Winter Fishing

It took a good 15 minutes of line stretching, but Jan Guidage landed her amberjack! Captain Brown said, “The fish was a strong fighter, but Jan still managed it all by herself!”

For those fishermen that want to have a go at striped bass, AKA rockfish, February is a great month. In our area the Savannah River and Ogeechee River are the two places that seem to hold the interest of these …

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Fisheries Management with Coastal Conservation Association

A pompano is a trophy fish from the Texas Gulf coast. Photo By Jeff Dennis

The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), based out of Texas, is a national membership-based marine conservation group that stresses science-based fisheries management decisions. Going beyond catch and release, CCA strives for long-term coastal ecosystem health. On November 19-21, 2013 the CCA …

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Want a Trophy Redfish? NOW is the Time!

David Miller holding the rod that caught the fish, and his son Christopher holding his father’s fish!

By the time the month of January rolls around the migrating inshore fish are gone, and everything left has gone into hibernation. Spotted sea trout are wintering in deep holes in the creeks, rivers or sounds, so the best way …

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Lady Luck Visits the Lowcountry Redfish Cup Finals

Wes Hudson from Shallow Sport, the winning anglers and Chris from Butler Marine. Photo by Jeff Dennis

The 2013 Lowcountry Redfish Cup consisted of five tournaments along the coast of South Carolina. Spread out over the calendar year, the two-angler teams fished in Georgetown, Charleston, Edisto Island, Beaufort and Hilton Head. The top teams competed in the …

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Learning Something New

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What were your New Year’s resolutions? The standard “lose 10 pounds” or ”run a 5K?” Mine usually focus on learning something new or having a new adventure. With my new role as Vision Editor for All At Sea Southeast, those …

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December Fishing Report 2013

Take a look at the inside of a spotted sea trout’s mouth. Those two canine teeth are what the trout use to grab a shrimp, spin it around, and toss it down the hatch.

Inshore During the month of December the fish are biting fast in an effort to bulk up for the quickly approaching cold weather patterns.  It’s a great time to be a weather watcher, as the inshore bite will really get …

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$100,000 Raised for Lowcountry Red*Trout Series

Alicia Parsons is the Executive Director of the South Carolina Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), and organizes the annual Red*Trout tournament, which takes place in late October each year at the Charleston Harbor Marina. In 2013, 31 boats …

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Fishing Report: November’s Savannah Slam!

Mike McAvoy is proud of his gag grouper, which he reeled in just before a shark took a bite out of it!

When the month of November rolls around, the inshore bite certainly picks up for what’s called the “Savannah Slam”…Red fish, spotted sea trout, and flounder. The secret to catching more inshore fish in these fall months is to use live …

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Big Bull Redfish Migration Offer Bigger Bite

Capt. Kathy, Corey Childers and son Dylan, and grandfather Randy Cochran

Inshore fishermen get to experience the big bull redfish migration. These monsters start their migration pattern from creeks, rivers, and upper sound areas before making way to the beach fronts and then the ocean. Schooling baits such as mullet and …

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Fishing Big Bull RedFish Out For Fall Migration

Tyler and Thomas Lloyd are holding up what is known as a Trophy Redfish. After a solid 20-minute fight, the 48 inch redfish was tagged and released. Photo by Captain Judy Helmey

The month of October offers fishermen a bigger bite scenario. Inshore fishermen get to experience the big bull redfish migration, which starts taking place this month. These monster redfish start their migration pattern from where they have been holing in …

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