St. George Island has an excellent reputation as a fishing destination. The waters around the island are teeming with many types of fish (which also why our restaurants serve some the freshest seafood most people have ever tasted). Anglers have more than a few options for where and how they want to cast their lines, but St. George Island surf fishing is a method that everyone who fishes on SGI should try!
St. George Island surf fishing is just one of the fun things you can do on our amazing island. There are many ways to have an amazing vacation here on SGI. Discover the best ways to see and experience St. George Island and ensure that your family or friends have a memorable getaway to this island paradise! Our Things to Do page lists amazing outdoor activities, restaurants and local businesses that will keep your loved ones active as you enjoy the sights and sounds of St. George. The next time you find yourself planning a trip to St. George Island, make sure you check our Things to Do page first. It contains helpful recommendations that you can use to plan an amazing vacation!
Top 3 Reasons to Love St. George Island Surf Fishing
St. George Island surf fishing is a great way to spend time on the island’s amazing beaches. Stand at the edge of the shore and let the clear water wash around your calves as you cast your line out into the Gulf. Enjoy the unadulterated white sands as you wait, and bring a bathing suit in case you decide to take a dip!
Another reason to love St. George Island surf fishing is because of how easy it is to do. You don’t have to schedule time on a boat or kayak or drive out to the pier. Simply find a stretch of beach that suits you and set up shop for a wonderful day of fishing!
St. George Island surf fishing yields a variety of fish. Whiting, flounder, and redfish can generally be found all year, while speckled trout, pompano, bluefish, and Spanish mackerel are available when the water is 70 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer. No matter when you go, you can take your catch to select SGI restaurants to have it cleaned and cooked to your liking!
Stay in a Collins Vacation Home on Your Next Fishing Trip
When you come to the Florida Gulf to experience St. George Island surf fishing, stay in a beautiful Collins Vacation Home. Our vacation homes are amazing places to spend your SGI vacation. Many of our rentals are located right on the beach, so you can fish all you want just steps away from your gorgeous home.
Take full advantage of your beach vacation when you stay in one of our premier oceanfront properties. Request one of our rental guides today to see the full range of options available for your next St. George Island getaway. Once you find your perfect vacation home, you can start the countdown to a fantastic trip! Then just arrive, relax, and enjoy the island life!