Flats bay and nearshore fishing has been pretty intense!   it was warm and the snook redfish and trout were eating just about everything.  Then the winds picked up it went from 87 degrees down to 37 degrees with 30knt winds.   I mean we still caught the fish with positive anglers thinking we can

When you go fishing you have to be flexible. If it is too cold the bite can shut down in one place but heat up in another. When later in the day the place where you thought they would not be is hot enough that the shallow fish start eating. IT all works out the

We got into a school of these fish inn ultra clear water in 6-7 foot waves in a 2-3 feet of water.  Does not make sense right!   Well I can tell you it happened!   These fish put a 250 lb guy sittig down after 6 of them!   I reeled in one and it almost made me

Kids Fishing in Tampa Bay

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 by

  Small Red Grouper, Gag Grouper, Sheep Head, Snapper, Grunts and Spot Tails   As long as the action is good the kids love it out there. Make sure your days count out there! Capt. Dave

PERMIT, Sheephead and Snapper Captains Journal: Who would have thunk it!   I have to say that this client exceeded all my expectations where the very first bite was a permit!!!  We crushed the Sheephead that have invaded all rocks and jetty as well as the flats!  Loved the day with Aaron and his buddies!  I

I had the wounded warriors on the boat!  We got into the snook right away with a 33 incher to the boat!  It was not on the target species but it was good!  I got bait for 3 captains that day!  I was fishing near one of them when I saw a big red go

So it was lots of redfish, flounder sheephead mackerel lady fish trout and all sorts of fish.  The next time it was sheephead Gag grouper red grouper mackerel lady fish snapper and some we could not stop.   The next one we had tons of trout redfish sweet flounder sheephead and snapper.  Love this!!    

I go out and get on a few rocks in Tampa with my jigs on and we whoop up on these tasty critters!   I love fishing for them as you get grouper, snapper, flounder, mackerel and permit all at the same time!   LOVE FISHING IN TAMPA BAY!!!!

This was the second trip booked by this client!  The night was hot and we ran to avoid the storms!   Good decision that is for sure!   We went back out and it was late when we got back!   We hit the night lights and succeeded at getting him the snook with a goliath grouper to

  The day started slow.. We hit two spots that were producing large redfish and no one was home!  Went south and hit a hole full of snapper, redfish, flounder..big flounder, and trout.  All we needed was a grouper and we got that for a 5 species slam!  Boom we were done!  Got it and

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