Nick Names: black kingfish, black salmon, ling, lemonfish, black bonito

Characteristics: Red drum are a dark red color on
the back, which fades into white on the belly. The
red drum have a characteristic eyespot near the tail
and are somewhat streamlined.

Size: Can reach over 6 feet in length and up to 175lbs

Habitat: Congregatea at reefs, wrecks, harbours, buoys, and other structural oases. It is pelagic, but it may enter estuaries and mangroves in search of prey.

Fight: Cobia are not an easy catch and exciting to reel in. 8 on the fun to catch scale.


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The fishing is on year round.

The best Charter Fishing Guide in Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. Expect big fish most times of the year but consider these seasonal options if you are targeting a specific species or planning your trip.

Fishing Seasons

Winter and Spring:
Redfish, Trout, Black Drum

Bull Redfish, Trout, Ladyfish, Jacks, Tarpon, Cobia and Sharks

Bull Redfish, Tarpon, Sharks, Trout, Jacks and Mangrove Snapper

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