431448_384221154923339_1021202474_nGet ready for adventure!  Our most recent addition to our retailers is Island Outfitters on St George Island in Florida.  This long narrow island is located just south of Apalachicola along the Florida panhandle.  The beaches are sugary white and there is plenty of coastline for fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, beach combing or just plain relaxing.Island Outfitters is CAPTAIN owned and operated.  The store has been going strong since 2003 and offers a wide variety of clothing, sporting equipment and accessories. Capt Larry Troy has fished these waters offshore and inshore since the 1970s. He has since retired from charter fishing and now runs the shop with his wife Angela. If you are new to fishing, they welcome you to stop by for free fishing advice any time.  They will also be glad to hook you up with gear and even teach you how to cast!

383490_405185912845068_1276495371_nWith only 750 year-round residents, St George Island is known for being tranquil and full of natural beauty.  Tourists will flood this island this warmer months to experience the little slice of paradise that Angela and Larry settled into years ago.  In fact, it was JUST announced that Dr. Beach ranked St George Island State Park as the #3 BEACH on his list of Top 10 Beaches!

The island’s beaches are not only recognized for their beauty and abundance of recreational activities, but also for the sea turtles that return to nest from May through October.  Visit the St George Island Volunteer Turtlers Facebook page to read about ways you can help the turtles like turning OFF the lights in your homethat face the beach, 59661_165180210160769_5422892_ntaking in your beach chairs at night and filling in your fishing rod holes before you leave for the day.

Ready to dive in?  Plan your vacation now!  The peak season for St George Island is just starting.  Many locals will rent their homes during the spring and summer months to take advantage of the large number of people that settle into the island for extended vacations, but rentals can go fast!  Oh, and don’t forget to bring your best furry friend too…the island is extremely pet friendly.

Stop into Island Outfitters to outfit the entire family for your next vacation on St George Island.  While you are there, select a piece of Dune Jewelry as a souvenir. You are sure to make many memories in this magical place that you will want to cherish for a lifetime.

Island Outfitters
235 E. Gulf Beach Drive
St George Island, FL 32328
(850) 927-2604