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Backwater Fishing in Amelia Island

Backwater fishing is fishing from a flatboat or skiff in shallow inshore saltwater. You don’t have to go too far to catch impressive fish since there are plenty of species that can be found inshore. If you’re looking for a new adventure, come to try backwater fishing in Amelia Island. If you’re thinking about a weekend visit or a business trip, top it off with a relaxing backwater fishing trip.

Amelia Island is located in Northeast Florida, offering top-notch fishing spots for experienced anglers and first-timers alike. Whether you’re thinking about going on your own or with a group of friends, Amelia Island Times Charters provides an unforgettable backwater fishing experience. For over 25 years, Captain Kevin Blanton has been fishing in Amelia Island. All tackle, bait, and fishing licenses are included in the fishing trip.

Let’s Go Fishing!

It’s safe to bring your kids backwater fishing thanks to the calm, shallow inshore waters. There’s a big variety of fish that attracts amateur and experienced anglers to these spots. Most of the time the water is calm, so light bait is used.

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What Type of Fish Can We Catch?

You can target trout, redfish, tarpon, flounder, and other backwater species without having to worry about getting the bait and fishing gear. We like to personalize our services to your needs, giving you the option to go fishing for half a day or a full day, whatever works best for you.

Bait and Gear

Light tackle and spinning gear are used during our backwater fishing trips with live and dead bait. Finger mullets, crabs, and live shrimp are some examples of bait that can be used to target the fish in these areas.

Book Your Fishing Trip!

An Amelia Island fishing trip is a great way to invest time with your friends and family. You’ll have a ton of fun, strengthen your bond with your loved ones, and experience an adventure that will bring you closer to nature.

Take the day off for yourself and be part of a fun and relaxing fishing trip in the backwaters of Amelia Island.

Take part in an exciting inshore fishing trip with Capt Kevin, a native from Amelia Island, catching redfish, sea trout, and flounders.

If big game fish is your thing. Try fishing the Amelia Island jetty rocks and the deep shipping Channel for big bull Redfish, tarpon & more.

Why Schedule a Fishing Trip?

Fun, Relaxing Adventure

You’ll enjoy a fun, relaxing, and hassle-free fishing adventure.

New Learnings

You’ll learn new and exciting fishing tips and tricks for your other trips.

New Experience

You’ll enjoy a new experience that will bring you closer to nature.

Fish with an Amelia Island native with years of fishing experience.Learn more about where to find certain fish and what’s currently in season.Gain valuable information to make your fishing trips more fun.

Amelia Island Time Charters is a licensed charter boat company with years of experience in backwater, inshore, and jetty fishing.

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