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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

  • Words can not really describe how good the fishing has been in May. The month is coming to an end and as I sit here and write this report I reflect back on the last few weeks and think about the awesome customers and some...

  • What an amazing April it has been for fishing. At times the conditions haven’t been the best but fishing spots I don’t often fish has paid off for my customers. Bait has still been a little difficult to catch. My day starts early getting

  • March has been a great month for fishing. Not only have we been fishing we have been catching! A variety of fish have been coming to the boat on our Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charter’s. Snapper, Sheepshead, Keywest Grunts, Spanish Mackerel, S

  • We put our smart hats on and developed the top 3 reasons to get on the water and head out this summer. Let’s dive in: 1. BEING EXPOSED TO NATURE There are millions of reasons to get outside. Our society is based on hard-working individuals,...