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Oct/11/19 Fall fishing report # 1 By:Captain Ski

A great start to the weekend at Shell Island. The Butler party worked hard to catch these fish. The fish are scattered everywhere but just be patient keep moving and good things will happen! Come on down, get a room and get out there fishing!

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Bashi-Ba-zouks fishing trip 2019

The Bashi-Ba-zouks were here September 15th through the 18th. Their catch was 3 Drum , 4 Redfish, 2 Sheepshead, 6 Trout and 1 Spanish Mackerel. As usual they were great group to work with. They all mentioned that they had a great time and enjoyed our great hospitality and service. Bashi-Ba-Zouks have 30 members of primarily retired military with a …

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Summer fishing report June 6/22 by Captain Ski

Weather did not cooperate much today but still good day of fishing from Shell Island with my first mate Emma Rae Richardson ( Aka “Butter bean”). Lots of shorts on the flats, caught these bottom fishing in 9 to 10 foot of water. Come on down to fish at Shell Island, might be a little hot but it sure is …

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Spring Fishing Report June 2019

Written by Captain Ski on 06/8/19 Even though the weather was not cooperating today fish were still being caught in St. Marks from Shell Island Fish Camp! These young men caught two nice trout and a red fish while fishing the creeks in the wind and rough seas. Other family members on Shell Island Boats withstood the adverse conditions and …

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Fully back open after Michael

We are fully open again after Michael . We were indeed devastated, but we have remodeled or replaced almost everything. The fishing has been pretty good the last couple of weeks. Hungry fish have  shown up on the flats .Our shrimp supply has been good. So all we need now is fisherman .

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Shell Island February 2014 Update

Hey fellow fisherman, Hope this little note finds you warm and dry.  This winter has been one of the wettest and coldest I have ever seen.  All this rain and cold has not helped the fishing or business.  But on a brighter note , hardy fisherman have taken some trout in the St. Marks and sheephead in both the Wakulla …

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Saltwater Fishing from the Shores of Wakulla County

Springtime and summer are the best times to fish for both families and novices.  Once the water temperature reaches 68 to 70 degrees flats fishing starts.  Trout is our most popular target fish and they move onto the shallow flats along the shores.  Drifting over these grass beds with a gulp or live shrimp on a 1/16 ounce jig head …

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Welcome

Welcome to Shell Island Fish Camp, a family owned and operated piece of old Florida located in the quaint fishing village of St. Marks, Florida. The camp overlooks the pristine Wakulla River, which features a well-marked, easy to run channel. Just 18 miles south of Tallahassee on State Road 363, Shell Island has been in Hobbs/Bevis family since 1962.

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Spring 2012 Fishing Report

OK everybody we are having an early spring and even better early fishing. The fish have begun biting on the flats already. With the continued warm weather, the water temperatures are rising toward the mid to upper 60’s. As the temps rise, the fishing gets better and better. So if you haven’t booked for the spring, you might want to …

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Update

September 2010 Hello again from Shell Island. Sorry it’s been such a long time but lots has been going on. Allen and Ruthie have retired and Jimmy and Sherie have taken over. Kenneth has retired as well. Sounds like a lot of change but all the other faces are still the same. For those who don’t know, Jimmy was raised …

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