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Tampa Bay Fishing Species


With our inshore focus here at Flats and Bay, we have already talked about these four species in detail:



But Tampa Bay is the state’s largest saltwater estuary system, and in this – it is home to literally thousands of fish and marine life species. Check out some more of our favorites:

  • Snapper
  • Grouper
  • Flounder
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • King Mackerel
  • Sheepshead
  • Cobia
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Black Drum
  • Pompano
  • Lady Fish
  • Sharks
cobia fishing

And we have still only begun to scratch the surface on what is available here. Our charters go out all year long here in Tampa Bay, this is due to the great weather and this epic fishery. There is always something biting, and no matter the time of year, it is bound to be one of your favorites.


Want to learn more? Let’s Fish!

pompano fishing
cravelle jack
mangrove snapper
Black Drum Fishing

See What’s Biting Now

  • We have had some fantastic fishing in Tampa Bay and I only expect it to get better as we move further into springtime. After all the wind and cold we had in January it has been really nice to see the fish wake up and...

  • Its getting to be that time of year for fishing charters Tampa. Great fishing with some great action. As our weather begins to start warming and we move into spring it will bring Tampa Bay alive with action! Snook,Redfish,Trout, Spanish Mackerel and

  • Fishing Charters Tampa Bay have been productive this past month. Schools of large Jacks have been around. Talk about pulling drag! Snook and Redfish have been part of the action. Sharks are roaming the shallows feeding on crustaceans. It is always fu

  • This is one of my favorite times of the year for Tampa Flats Fishing Charters Starting in September our water temps start to drop. This cooling effect has positive effects on the flats fishing. Snook come out of there more lethargic summer time stage