Jekyll Island offers anglers an ideal setting for reeling in the big one. Whether fishing in the waves, from a boat or on a wharf, Jekyll Island has ample opportunity to cast out your line.
Anglers of all experience levels can take advantage of the splendid fishing options that abound on Jekyll Island. Charter and guide-led fishing tours are available daily in most seasons, and the Jekyll Island Marina and Jekyll Island Wharf offer ready access to the Intracoastal Waterway which runs through the Island.
Hop in the ocean and take off on your kayak, a popular pastime for anglers looking for an adventure-filled fishing session. Closer to the shore, Jekyll Island fishers can wade into the ocean and throw out reels into the rolling waves of the Atlantic. Fishing gear and supplies are available at various shops throughout the Island. So bait that hook and let your lines fly.
As one of the most popular tours on Jekyll Island, dolphins tours promise to be fun for the whole family. These 90 minute cruises take guests up and down, in and out of Island waterways in hope of seeing Flipper up close.
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 912.635.3152. Tours for adults are $24; or $12 for children ages 2 to 12. Children under the age of 2 are only charged if space is sold out. For more information, visit here.
Want unique experience on the water? Key North offers a variety of one-of-a-kind water-based activities on their vessel. From water taxi services to nature tours to dinner cruises up the coast, Key North can adapt to guests wants, needs and desired group size for an optimal outing. For more information, call 904.206.3222 or visit the web site here.
EXPLORE THE MARSH BY KAYAK
The University of Georgia 4-H Tidelands Nature Center operates guided kayak trips year round on Jekyll Island. Join our three-hour guided kayak tour of the pristine salt marsh located on the Island’s west side. Learn about the ecology of our coastal ecosystem as you paddle and view water birds, fiddler crabs, dolphins and more. Please note reservations are required.
For more information on trip times and prices, please call Tidelands at 912.635.5032 or visit their web site here.
STANDUP PADDLE BOARD (SUP)
Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) is a widely growing sport and leisure activity. Join SSI SUP for you very own eco adventure in the waters around Jekyll Island. We offer a wide variety of tours, rentals, and eco adventures for all ages and paddleboard skill levels. Our guests are usually up on their feet in the first 5-10 minutes. We tour the wonderful beaches and amazing marshes, often seeing dolphins, Blue Herons, Bald Eagles, Horseshoe crabs, sea turtles, the occasional manatee and so much more.
Whether deep at sea, at a dock or on Island shores, Jekyll has plenty of fishing opportunities for ambitious anglers.
Explore Jekyll and the Golden Isles on a Premiere Fishing Charter! Choose from a variety of fishing trip options, from nearshore/inshore fishing to party boat trips and more. Packages do include bait, tackle, and a fishing license. For more information, call the Wharf Marina at 912.635.3152.
A full service marina, Jekyll Harbor offers a wide variety of services, including boat slips, floating decks, dry storage, laundry services, picnic areas and a pool. Don’t forget to take advantage of our sailing tours, dolphin tours, and charter fishing excursions! For more information, call the Harbor Marina at 912.635.3137 or visit the web site here.
The name says it! Located at the Jekyll Island Marina, Offshore Charters specializes in, well, offshore fishing charters. Both inshore and offshore saltwater fishing tours are offered, with two boats available. All charter trips include bait, tackle, and fishing licenses. For more information, call 912.265.7529 or visit the web site here.
New and novice fishers can both take advantage of Coastal Expeditions Charter Fishing range of tour options. Anglers are offered deep sea, and inshore, as well as shark fishing. For information, call 912.265.0392 orvisit the web site here.
Looking for a full day off-shore of fishing? Or perhaps a half-day is more convenient? Call Capt. Mark Noble at Golden Isles Charter Fishing. This charter offers both full- and half-day options for individuals, families, groups and corporate events. For information, call 912.634.1219 or visit the web site here.