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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

  • 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...

  • What Fun Tampa Fishing Charters we had this past month. We didn’t record any spectacular catches but we did record a few memories. We had some awesome people on board our fishing charters that were anywhere from complete novice anglers to angle

  • Fishing Charters in Tampa Bay can be a great way to spend a day on the water with family. I personally love this time of year. Its a unique time of year as our season changes to the winter time patterns. Species of fish change...

  • Fall is a great time to do some Tampa Bay Flats Fishing. This is the time of year that our water temperature starts to cool down and the fish really start feeding on Tampa Bay Flats and backwaters. Catching Snook, Redfish and Trout will be...