Popular Species To Target In Tampa Bay

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Inshore fishing Tampa Bay has become one of the most popular forms of fishing in the country. Many different types of fish can be caught right in the bay, including redfish, snook, seatrout, and tarpon. While there are many different types of bait and lures that can be used to catch these fish, some baits […]

2022 Tampa Tarpon Fishing Season

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Jumping into 2022 with tarpon on our minds, here is a quick look at tarpon season in Tampa Bay- in the coming months. When Does The Tarpon Migration Reach Tampa Bay? Everybody loves the tarpon migration, hundreds of fish in monstrous sizes ready to eat (nearly) anything your throw at them. That said, Tampa Bay […]

Why Tampa Bay Is One Of The Best Fishing Destinations

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As Florida’s largest open-water estuary, Tampa Bay is a prime fishing destination for anglers from all over the world. With over 200 species of fish roaming around, miles and miles of beautiful Mangrove shorelines, and pristine grass flats, fishing around here is just about as good as it gets. Tampa Bay’s diverse ecosystem provides a […]

Wintertime Inshore Fishing In Tampa Bay

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Wintertime fishing in Tampa Bay is all about locating warm water that our target species will be seeking as a refuge from the colder water temps. This can be as subtle as locating areas of shallow dark muddy bottom or areas with less current that hold heat longer than the surrounding channels- or as obvious […]

Targeting Wintertime Snook In Tampa Bay

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There are several techniques that we use to increase the odds of catching quality snook in the winter. Snook are not cold water tolerant fish, so as the water cools we have to use a variety of options to find warmer water and capitalize on other key features of our waterways. As always, if we […]

Sight Casting ‘Tailers In Tampa Bay

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This time of year is perfect for targeting tailing redfish in Tampa Bay. Of all of the methods utilized to target reds, sight fishing ‘tailers is arguably the global favorite. It provides a picturesque method of targeting this species in a way that is one of the main reasons fishing for reds is so popular. […]

Fishing In Tampa Bay

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Tampa Bay is one of the hottest fisheries on the planet. There is diversity and activity that is rivaled by very few other locations. Let’s take a look at what makes the fishing here so good. Tampa Bay Tampa Bay is Florida’s largest open-water estuary system. It has various freshwater inflows, the largest of which […]

Winter Fishing In Tampa Bay

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Tampa Bay is the state’s largest open-water estuary and provides both residents and guests with amazing year-round fishing. In this, winter is no time to slow down the action and we will go over what you can expect on the water. What To Expect In Tampa Bay During A Winter Fishing Charter With winter temps […]

Tampa Bay Flats Fishing

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You watch that push jet across the shallow flats, you lead the fish with the perfect cast, and then … Smash! Fish On! Sight Casting The Push Florida inshore shallow flats fishing takes on many forms. One of the most popular is sight fishing. This involves hunting for your target by scanning the surface for […]

Battling Big Jack’s In Tampa Bay

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If you’re into big fights, aggressive runs, and totally exciting fishing action – Jack Crevalle are your local grudge fighters ready for the challenge. Love Hate Amongst Local Anglers (I am a guest writer here and everything below does not reflect the opinion of the Captain) For Florida inshore anglers, those in Tampa Bay included, […]