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Let's Go Fishing around Amelia Island Florida!

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Families, Anglers, Photographers, Sightseers..

The north Florida back country marshes, creeks and rivers are teeming with wildlife and we have outstanding light tackle and fly fishing opportunities during all months of the year.

Captain Lawrence Piper was born in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, grew up just north of the lighthouse and has been fishing here all his life.  In addition to knowing the history of the island, he can point you to the best sites and restaurants, too!  He has been an Amelia Island fishing guide and a U.S. Coast Guard licensed charter boat operator since 2006 and enjoys seeing people catch fish as much as he loves to fish!  He is a Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructor and will be happy to help with your Fly Casting All things fishing are his passion, whether it be fishing the back waters with light tackle,  making fishing related leather items, tying flies, fly fishing,  reading fishing books and articles, writing about fishing or collecting and making fishing lures.  He likes to cook and love’s seafood!  He’s got the angler’s mark and wants to share that passion with you and your family, too!  Captain Piper prides himself in being professional, service oriented, humble, yet confident in his abilities as your Amelia Island fishing guide.  Get Away From it All and…Let’s Go Fishing!

The Anglers Mark is a safe and comfortable 22’ bay boat and you’ll find that it is a pleasure to fish the backcountry waters of Amelia Island, Florida.  Captain Piper keeps the deck clear and unobstructed so that you have a safe platform to fish from. We’re going into the back country rivers and creeks – back up into the marshes so there is no need to worry about getting sick from rolling seas or getting rocked by waves.  However, we’re only minutes from a nearby boat ramp and Capt. Piper doesn’t mind a bit if the kids need to take a break and visit the restroom facilities.   All the bait, tackle, flies, rods, reels and fishing licenses and a cooler of ice waters are provided.  This is a fun and relaxing way to fish Amelia Island in north Florida.  All you really need is a hat and sunglasses, step on the boat and let’s go fishing!  Contact Capt. Piper to set up your fishing trip today!

Whether you’re visiting Amelia Island or Jacksonville, Florida or maybe you live nearby or are a Florida resident looking for a great day of adventure with your family or friends, we will be thrilled to welcome you as a our guest for an Amelia Island, Florida light tackle fishing trip loaded with fun and relaxation.  What better way to top off a visit to historic Fernandina Beach than to get out on the water for some fishing?  Whether it’s a week long visit,  a weekend get-away, or a business trip,  plan to top it off by fishing with Captain Lawrence Piper in the backwaters of Amelia Island, Florida.  Visiting historic Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in north Florida is the perfect vacation.  Downtown Fernandina Beach has many unique shops, fantastic art galleries, quaint pubs and award winning restaurants.  And best of all, just west of the island are the marshes, creeks and rivers and some amazing fishing opportunities!   As your Amelia Island fishing guide, Captain Piper is there to take care of the work while you enjoy your fishing day on the water.  Get Away From it All and….Let’s Go Fishing!

It’s an awesome way to start the day with the sun coming up over the Fernandina Beach Harbor Marina and you’re heading out for your fishing adventure!  Don’t be startled if Captain Piper lets out a holler as you begin the trip because he’s looking forward to getting out on the Amelia Island coastal waters and getting some fishing in as much as you are.  There’s no telling what you’re going to catch when fishing the back country waters of Amelia Island in north Florida.  We’ll be fishing for Redfish, Seatrout, Flounder, Drum, and Sheepshead but sometimes there will be Bluefish, the “poor man’s Tarpon” Ladyfish, or Bonnethead Shark.  Contact Capt. Piper to set up your fishing trip now!

With  Captain Piper as your guide on  an Amelia Island fishing charter,  we’ll use the Minnkota I-Pilot trolling motor and quietly ease through the marsh and make our casts to the exposed oyster beds with light tackle spinning gear or fly rods to the marsh grass to find a drag-ripping Redfish nosing around for something to eat.  Sometimes there’s non-stop action when we find a school of hungry Seatrout with a jig and plastic grub or live shrimp under a float rig.   Flounder that feel like dead weights or Puppy Drum or Sheepshead will take our baits, too so when the fish comes to the surface watch out!  We can usually tell if a shark has taken our bait because the drag is ripping and the fish acts like it’s heading out to sea! Hang on and we’ll chase it down!  Contact Captain Lawrence Piper to set up your fishing trip today!

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