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Be prepared for a learning curve. A guide/capt. to take you on your boat and teach you is likely money well spent.
Invite experienced locals as your guest (don't expect them to pay for fuel/oil/insurance/etc.) to learn from them.
When posting on forums, ask more specific questions, or provide some kind of side boards for the advice. Use the regional "need crew" thread (if you have one).
Pick your days. Be ready to be skunked. Have fun anyway.
Now,,know what species you are targeting and prerig your rods before you head out. Have a couple of spinning rods always ready to throw a bait or lure at fish you might encounter while running out or in. Watch the fishing shows on TV and learn all you can.
With a few exceptions, people are typically pot luck trolling for dolphin,wahoo,sailfish,king mackerel or bottom fishing for snapper,grouper,cobia,sea bass,etc. And there are small tunas,amberjacks, and barracudas around as well. Almost forgot, sharks too!
You'll get a chart of the local reefs, and a monthly newsletter of safety tips and fishing tips. You'll meet other fishermen who will be more than happy to fish with you or have you join their crews. Contact Bill Breen for more information. ([email protected])
When leaving St Marys river stay on the right in the channel. Many local reefs within 10 miles off Amelia. Get charts from Georgia Natural Resources (coastalgadnr.org)
AWAYS watch the weather. Aways fish with someone who could take over if you have trouble. Always have a VHF radio. Get weather reports from NOAA and Windfinder.com