My fishing charters target a great variety of species that are swimming off the coast of the Tampa / Clearwater / St Petersburg Area. Certain species, such as Tarpon, Kingfish, Bonita, Cobia and Spanish Mackerel migrate south to north in the spring and north to south in the fall.  These movements are driven largely by temperature range and bait availability. Others, such as grouper and snapper, migrate east to west, changing depths throughout the year, but remaining here.

What are the fish I regularly target on fishing charters in Tampa?

The primary inshore species...snook, redfish and seatrout are here year round and all have prime seasons, some of which overlap. This guide is written for the inshore / nearshore fisherman...those who don't travel outside state waters (9 miles out).

fishing charter species infographic

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