Flood Tide Fishing with Old City Guide Service

Flood Tide Fishing with Old City Guide Service

In the ancient city of St. Augustine, Florida, where history and nature converge, a unique angling adventure awaits: flood tide fishing with Old City Guide Service. Here, amidst the salt marshes and pristine waters, anglers embark on a quest for the elusive redfish, guided by seasoned experts who know these waters like the back of their hands.

The Dance of the Tides:

Flood tide fishing is a phenomenon that captivates both seasoned anglers and newcomers alike. As the high tide infiltrates the spartina marshes, it brings with it an abundance of prey like crabs, Grasshoppers, baitfish and the redfish follow, prowling for an easy meal. This creates an unparalleled opportunity for fly fishermen to stalk these prized game fish in their natural habitat.

The Expertise of Old City Guide Service:

Guiding this expedition is Captain Matt Omlor and Captain Luke Blaser, skilled anglers from Old City Guide Service. With years of experience navigating the flats and a deep understanding of redfish behavior, they possess an uncanny ability to put you in the right place at the right time. Their knowledge, coupled with a genuine passion for angling, ensures an unforgettable day on the water. Both guides are fishing from Beavertails Shallow water skiffs.

Mastering the Art of Stealth:

Flood tide fishing demands finesse and precision. Wading silently through the water, you'll rely on keen observation and delicate presentations to entice the redfish. The thrill of spotting a tailing fish and executing the perfect cast is an experience that stays etched in the memory of any angler fortunate enough to witness it.

The Thrill of the Chase:

As the redfish prowls the shallows, every cast becomes a heartbeat, every movement a dance. The adrenaline rush of the chase, the anticipation of the strike, and the ensuing battle between angler and fish create a symphony of excitement that resonates through the saltwater. You may also have opportunities to try new equipment from Old City Fly Shop, brands include Lamson, Abel, Temple Fork outfitters, Shilton reels, Winston rods and many more. 


Preserving the Beauty:

At Old City Guide Service, conservation is a cornerstone of their ethos. By practicing catch-and-release and respecting the delicate ecosystem, they ensure that future generations can also experience the thrill of flood tide fishing in these waters. Along with helping local reseach teams from  University of Florida's Whitney laboratories with their studies.



Flood tide fishing with Old City Guide Service in St. Augustine, FL, is more than just a fishing trip; it's a journey into the heart of nature, an opportunity to witness the dance of the tides, and a chance to connect with a fish that embodies the spirit of these ancient waters. Book your adventure today and prepare to be captivated by the beauty and excitement of this unparalleled angling experience. Book your Trip Today here.

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