It's 10:45 pm as I sit down and write this blog. Boat's been washed and just finished a late supper. My friends keep telling me I have to spend more time on my website so I can move up the google ratings...lol, who has time? Who wants a guide who spends more time online than on the water? I'm one of the only full time fly and artificial guides in the entire Hilton Head area. Poling shallow waters for 8 hours a day is a minimum to keep track of whats what. So here's whats up... water clarity around Hilton Head is getting better and shrimp and bait seem to be on every redfish's mind. If a school of fish hasn't been beaten up too much, they will pretty much hit anything. I'm talking about some wine corks as poppers and a strip of clothing for streamers, bet that would make a fun video :) As the cool temps keep coming the fishing seems to get better and better. Weather seems to be our only downfall to a LoCo fishing charter. For all my repeat clients who are getting ready to saddle up in the boat these next couple months, get ready! We are gonna have a blast! If you haven't booked a trip yet, send me an email so i can get u in!!
We left the Low Country for a trip down the Florida Coast with my buddy Mike. Stopped in Jupiter to fish with another buddy Martin Bowers ( a die hard snook and tarpon fisherman). Last time I fished with Martin we fished around the clock.. Well this time was no different. We started packing the boat the minute we hit Jupiter. Mike's goal was to catch his first snook on the fly. What better way than to fish the Dock lights to start him off. Dock light fishing can be outstanding and allow for closer shots and lots of action.. We launched the boat shortly after arriving at the community boat landing and where sliding through the mangrove canals towards a city of dock lights. After checking a couple docks with no luck we came upon one that was loaded with snook, jacks, and moonfish.. Mike was looking for his first snook on fly and crushed a Jupiter Dock Light Slam!! If you have never done this kind of fishing before you def. need to check it out.
Capt. Mark Nutting
Fly Fishing Charter Guide in the Low Country.