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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

  • November fishing Tampa Bay has been a tough one so far this month. Cold fronts moving through the area have created high winds really making in impossible to get on the water at times. Safety is our first concern here at Tampa Flats and Bay...

  • Fall is here and this is a great time to book your fishing charters. November and December are two great months to catch Redfish, Snook, Trout, Spanish Mackerel and other species. Just off of our Gulf beaches we are experiencing some off the chain Sp

  • Our fishing charters in Tampa Bay have been productive this past week. We have caught a variety of fish as usual. The fall Snook bite has really fired up! The cooler water temperatures has them in the feeding mode. Redfish are also being caught. They

  • People want to know whats happening at Tampa Bay Fishing Charters? With this report you will be in the know and get a brief summery of what is happening now. The Spanish Mackerel bite has been on fire. These drag ripping fish have been really...