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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

  • 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

  • We have had some fun Tampa Fishing Charters so far the month of July. A variety of fish have been caught with some fun folks on the boat. As we finish out this month and head into August the fishing will still be fun as...

  • Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing has been a lot of fun with some nice catches the past couple of months. Ive been fairly busy and got a little behind in posting my fishing reports so its time to do a little catching up. The Snook...

  • Its the time of year when Tampa Bay Fishing really fires up! Springtime is one of my favorite times to go fishing. Everything is eager to eat after the winter months go by. Snook, Redfish, Trout, Spanish Mackerel and Big Jacks start moving in to...