fishing on amelia island

Explore the Top Local Spots for Amelia Island Fly Fishing

Visiting the Florida coast is about enjoying life by the water! One of the best ways to get out and explore the water is fly fishing! This activity is perfect for anyone. Here on Amelia Island, we have the ideal recommendations for both fishing gear for your experience and tours to help you get the hang of the technique! In this blog, we’ll cover all of the details for the perfect trip. Amelia Island has so much more than fly fishing! If you’re planning a visit, get your copy of our Vacation Guide! Inside, you’ll find all the top activities to experience, from local shopping to can’t-miss dining; we have it all! Is your rod ready? 

Spots, Guides, and Tips for Amelia Island Fishing Trip

fly fishing gear

Where should I get my gear?

First things first, we need to get you some fly fishing gear! We recommend stopping by our local Orvis dealers. Many of the companies below sell Orvis gear for all fishing needs, so be sure to check out their websites and get all the gear you need for an incredible fishing experience! 

Our Favorite Amelia Island Fly Fishing Outfitters

man catching a fish during his fishing experience on amelia island

Amelia on Fly

Orvis-endorsed Captain William D. Cochran is the perfect guide for a day of fly fishing on Amelia Island! He knows the waters around the island very well and can take anglers to the best spots around! Amelia on Fly also offers kayak excursions and gear for your trip out on the water. Book an experience with them today, and prepare for a fun-filled half-day, 3/4 day, or full-day fishing charter! 

fly fishing in marsh

Southern Fly Outfitters

Another great option on Amelia Island is Southern Fly Outfitters! Captain Chris Pinckney leads fishing experiences. He has extensive experience fishing the waters and knows how to provide a fantastic day of fun for anglers of any experience level. There are several options for fly fishing adventures. Half-day, 3/4 day, and flood tide fly fishing are all available. Review their rates page and find the ideal excursion for you! 

Amelia Angler Outfitters 

Amelia Angler Outfitters offers some of the best fishing in the area! The fly fishing charters are a great way to learn about the waterways and the fish species that call this area home! Whether you’re fishing near the docks, in the creeks, in the channels, or a mix of them all, unique experiences await you! Check out all the options on their website, and prepare for the perfect day! 

After fishing the waters of Amelia Island, stay with us at The Addison on Amelia Island!

You’ll be exhausted from a day of fun after going fly fishing! At The Addison on Amelia Island, we have the perfect balance of Lowcountry charm and world-class amenities! Our rooms are unique and offer different experiences. No matter which room you choose, you’ll enjoy hardwood floors, plenty of natural light, and rejuvenating relaxation! Wake up refreshed in the morning, enjoy our gourmet breakfast, and unwind in the evening with a glass of wine during our happy hour! Our inn is your home away from home on Amelia Island. We are excited to welcome you in!