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George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier

 Activities at George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier

Fishing

Fishing

Nassau Sound is one of the best fishing areas in northeast Florida and home to the state record flounder. Fishing is popular from the George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier and along the shore of Amelia Island State Park. The fishing pier is closed to vehicle traffic and offers the bridge angler a mile of pier to wet their line in hopes of catching the next record fish or tonight's dinner. Many different species of fish can be caught in this area including redfish, whiting, flounder, speckled sea trout, jacks, and tarpon.

Redfish and speckled sea trout are available throughout the year, but higher numbers are available in the spring and fall. Popular baits, including mullet and shrimp, and can be caught along the shoreline using a cast-net. Artificial baits are also very popular. Along the south end of the fishing bridge, several small grass flats hold a wide variety of fish. Tarpon follow the fall mullet run into Nassau Sound and gorge themselves before continuing their migration to more southern waters.

Nassau Sound Bait and Tackle is currently closed. Contact the Ranger Station at 904-251-2320 for more information. NOTE: The restroom facilities are open to the public.

Restroom Facilities

Restroom Facilities

Restroom facilities are located at the bait and tackle shop at the north end of the bridge (currenlty closed).