Instagram is deceptive. Fishing is not glamorous. Yet social media is saturated with pictures of good looking people holding good looking fish on good looking boats. What you don't see in those pictures is the hard work that made each Instagram photo possible. For starters, someone (who may not have made it into the photo) … Continue reading How many pictures does it take?
The waters are really starting to clear up and the inshore bite is staying strong. Saturday morning Nicole and I took a buddy of mine and his wife for a quick morning on the flats. We headed to the flats east of the lighthouse in about 4 feet of water. We quickly realized nothing much … Continue reading June 16 Inshore Fishing Report
From Jordan -- With the flats starting to clear a few weeks after the subtropical storm, the bite is starting to turn back on. With calm seas that were predicted for Saturday morning, we decided to make a run off St. Marks to a nearshore rocky area in 20 feet that has produced for us … Continue reading June 9/10 Nearshore/Inshore Fishing Report
From Nicole -- Monday mornings are usually daunting for people who work a standard nine-to-five like me. While I don't particularly look forward to Mondays, they are a day of rest in my books. After fishing all weekend, it's nice to sit in an air-conditioned office and let my body recover. But come Tuesday, I'm … Continue reading There’s no stopping the addiction
As expected in the wake of a tropical depression, the water conditions were not exactly favorable for fishing. Alberto dumped 6-10" of rain in our area which turned the waters to a burnt coffee color. Those who could find cleaner water were rewarded with the targeted species. While fishing St. Marks, we worked to find … Continue reading June 2/3 2018 Inshore Fishing Report
From Nicole -- Posting just a few highlights. I found hundreds of fishing photos, but these are some of my favorites. Look out for more in this week's fishing report coming up this weekend!
From Both of Us -- Welcome to our new blog, The Forgotten Coast Contributor! We're Jordan and Nicole, a couple obsessed with fishing and lucky enough to have the Gulf in our backyard. [Learn more about us here.] We decided to start this blog as Subtropical Storm Alberto made its way towards Florida. Because of … Continue reading We’re just getting started…stick with us as we build this blog!
From Jordan -- You won't find high-rise resorts, five-star restaurants, outlet shopping, theme parks, or spas in St. Marks, Florida. That's what makes it special. Instead, you'll find boat ramps, an abundance of wildlife, and practical lodging for sportsman. There are two primary lodging locations in St. Marks: Shell Island Fish Camp and Sweet Magnolia … Continue reading Spend a weekend in St. Marks, Florida, our backyard
From Both of Us -- Having the proper bait, tackle, and rods are essential to landing the fish you're after. You also need healthy food and plenty of drinking water to withstand fishing on a hot summer day. Other than that, you don't need much (except experience and good numbers). But, there are a few … Continue reading Our top non-essential fishing must-haves