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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

  • Let’s talk about summertime fishing. We have been experiencing some really nice catches this summer with Snook being one of our primary targets. Fishing in the morning has produced good results. Getting out before the sun gets up high and fishi

  • We have been fishing and most importantly we have been catching! In this Fishing Report I will be catching you up to date on what was happening in April and May and what we can expect to be catching in June. It been a windy...

  • Tampa Bay Fishing in March is just the start of our short but sweet spring time season here in the Tampa Bay. As we move into April the bite should just get better and better. This past month we had a great Redfish and Snook...

  • February is typically the start of some great Tampa Inshore Fishing Charters. We are right on the verge of consistent spring time weather where water temps start rising close to the 70 degree range. The inshore fishing really turns on. One of my favo