About the Captain

Fishing with Captain JimA United States Coast Guard veteran, Capt Jim Johnson has been a professional guide fishing the waters of Northeast Florida and Amelia Island since 1980. He is THE ultimate light tackle fishing guide on Amelia Island, call us today (904) 277-0775.

Whether fishing for bull reds, high flying black tip sharks, the elusive cobia cruising the bouy line, or kingfishing on the beach, Captain Jim gives locals, tourists and visitors alike, the rush you are looking for when fishing the waters near Fernandina Beach, Florida.

If the sea is not your style, Jimmy knows the back waters of Amelia Island and has been fishing here nearly his entire life.

Chasing redfish in the grass, throwing lures or live shrimp for speckled trout, or casting his infamous Contender Lures, Jim knows where to find flounder, jack cravell, lady fish, blues, and even the tasty whiting.

A great fishing boatHis boat, a Parker, is considered the choice of boats for professional fisherman. They build boats that are dependable and safe so he can focus on more important things like family, friends, fishing and fun!

Every top of the line boat should be equipped with top of the line tackle as well! Capt Jim and his wife Sally also operate Amelia Island Bait and Tackle on Amelia Island. With the finest in fishing tackle available, you know your equipment is always tuned and ready for the sound of line stripping off the reel – “FISH ON!”

(904) 277-0775

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