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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

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  • The fishing in January has been very productive so far. We have had some great catches of a variety of species. This time of year the fishing can change a bit from week to week due to cold fronts that move through our area. The...

  • When planning a family fishing trip there a few import considerations to make. Thankfully, Tampa Bay can host an awesome and safe day on the water for you and your family. Inshore, or shallow water, fishing trips are probably one of the frindliest of

  • This Tampa Bay Fishing Report and Forecast will focus on what has been caught on our last several charters and what one might expect to catch in the upcoming month of December. October and November were very good month’s for fishing inside of T