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How to Have the Best Day Apalachicola Bay Fishing

21 Nov 2017 12:12 PM

When we think of St. George Island, we think of pristine sands, swaying palms, and clear blue waters. Relaxation is key while you’re on vacation, and by the water is the perfect place to do it! Stretch out on a beach chair or indulge in some Apalachicola Bay fishing. This calming activity is one of the most popular things to do here on the Forgotten Coast! Whether you hop on a charter or cast a line right from the dock, you are sure to enjoy some of the best fishing Florida has to offer. 

Apalachicola Bay fishing is only the beginning of what our area has to offer! To find more activities in St. George Island, make sure you take a look at our Things to Do page. We know planning a vacation can be challenging, so we’ve chosen some of our favorite activities to save you some time researching! You’ll find unique attractions, restaurants, shopping venues, and more. It has everything you need to start planning your vacation once you reserve one of our Collins Vacation Rentals!

Apalachicola Bay Fishing Charters

If you’re looking to get out on the open water, a charter is the way to go! Island Charters will take you on an amazing fishing trip that will be fun for the whole family. Choose from 3 main excursions including Apalachicola Bay fishing. During your tour, everything you need will be provided from licenses to bait and tackle. Captain Krista and her crew will not disappoint! Another awesome charter service is Journeys of SGI. Their experts will make sure your day out on the water is perfect. 

Fish from the Shore

You don’t have to go far to cast a line! Enjoy some Apalachicola Bay fishing right from the shore. There are many fishing spots on St. George Island that are easily accessible so you don’t have to worry about securing a charter. One of the best and most popular spots is the St. George Island Pier. This long fishing pier spans 600 feet into the water to provide plenty of room for fishermen to gather and cast. 

If you didn’t bring your fishing gear with you on your trip, don’t worry! There are many stores on the island like Island Adventures that have everything you need to cast a line. Rent fishing poles here, buy some bait, then sit back and relax until the fish start biting!

What You’ll Catch

You’ll have the chance to catch more than 100 species of fish while you indulge in some Apalachicola Bay fishing. With so much variety in landscape, many species thrive in the different habitats. You’ll find certain fish like flounder, redfish, and speckled trout year-round, but others are seasonal. Just check an Apalachicola Bay fishing report to see what’s in season while you’re saying in one of our Collins Vacation Rentals!

Haul Your Catch to a Gorgeous Collins Vacation Home

After you’ve enjoyed your day of Apalachicola Bay fishing, come back and relax at one of our gorgeous Collins Vacation Homes. If you’re interested in a fishing stay, you’ll love one of our beachfront or bayfront homes. Imagine being able to wake up and walk straight out your front door to the beach! With your choice of over 250 homes, we know we’ll have the best one to create your perfect vacation. 
 

Ann Marie
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