The barrier islands along Georgia’s southeast coast provide arguably some of the most beautiful coastal landscapes you will find anywhere. A virtually uninterrupted string of islands, covered in massive moss-laden oaks, is lined up along 100 miles of the Georgia coast. And their individual beauty is enhanced by the miles of salt marsh that surrounds them. Whether you are looking for a fine resort or a pristine wilderness, you’ll find it along this stretch of I-95 that connects Florida to Savannah.
What many don’t realize, however, is that this is also one fine fishery. The marsh is rich in nutrients, and these waters attract, and provide home for, numerous species of fish.
St. Simons Island, near Brunswick, is no exception. While St. Simons is probably best known for its resort and golf courses, there are excellent angling opportunities in the rivers and creeks that wind through the local marshes.
We had the opportunity to...