Fishing Charters in Tampa

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Inshore Charters

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Captain Steve Betz offers Fishing Charters in Tampa targeting all of the coveted inshore species that Tampa Bay has to offer. Whether looking for a day of easy fishing or stalking the shallows for sight fishing opportunities, Flats and Bay Tampa Fishing Charters has you covered!

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Tarpon Charters

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When that time of year arrives for the annual Tarpon migration, the Tampa waters heat up with droves of the Silver Kings. Tampa Tarpon fishing charters are generally available May through August, but do call ahead as these Tampa Tarpon fishing charters can start at any time.

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Near Shore Charters

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The near-shore charters in the Gulf of Mexico with Flats and Bay Captain Steve Betz opens a whole new world of fishing opportunities. The fishing targets can switch up a bit and can include kingfish, grouper, permit, and cobia. Near-shore charters is an excellent way to spend the day on the water.

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Your Tampa Bay Fishing Charter will include the use of Rods and Reels, Bait,Fishing Licenses and Cooler with Ice and Bottled water. The Captain will clean and bag your catch.


You will need to bring a Hat, Sunglasses, Lotion type Sunscreen ( No Aerosol Please). A small cooler can be brought to carry your fresh catch with you. Smoking is allowed on board (Please do not throw your butts in the water. Alcohol is allowed in moderation. Please no Drunks. A light jacket is recommended in the winter months.

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Tampa Bay Fishing Charter Rates


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Tarpon Fishing Charter Rates

Please call ahead to plan for this trip.

This is a trip you do not want to miss!

6 Hours up to 3 anglers $700.00

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Near shore Gulf Of Mexico Charter Rates


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Tampa Bay Fishing Charters Deposit

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A deposit of $100.00 is required to book your charter date. Deposits are refundable if customer gives a minimum of 72 hour advance notice of cancellation. Charter deposits will also be refunded if Captain cancels the charter due to poor weather conditions or circumstances beyond his control.

Tampa Bay Fishing Guide

Tampa Bay Fishing Guide Captain Steve Betz has lived in Tampa since 1969. Fishing nearly the entire time from freshwater as a kid to the saltwater migration a little bit later, he offers you the opportunity to fish Tampa Bay with a true expert and local.

Spending 25 years in these waters and over 200 days a year on average, the Tampa Bay fishing guide offerings with Flats and Bay are second to none. Flats and Bay offers Tampa Bay backcountry, inshore/flats, and nearshore charters covering the Gulf of Mexico. So, no matter your fishing style, desires, or requests – he has you covered.

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Fishing Guide Services

Tampa Bay fishing guide Captain Steve Betz offers tampa inshore fishing charters, tampa nearshore fishing charters, and Tampa tarpon fishing charters. With so many years experience right in this area, all of these charter offerings are sure to be productive. These charters are perfect for traveling anglers, family, and friends.

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Tampa Bay Fishing Guide Service Area

Centrally located Tampa fishing charters allows this Tampa Bay fishing guide the opportunity to take you anywhere in the expansive Tampa Bay area. From the North side to the South side of the bay, your backcountry, inshore or nearshore charters can cover a lot of ground. Nearshore charters takes you into the Gulf of Mexico for a variety of new species.

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Fishing Charters Tampa

Your search for Fishing Charters Tampa landed you in the right place! The charters offered by Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters are simply the areas best! Captain Steve Betz has more years of experience here than he has fingers and toes. What that means is that he has dedicated a lifetime to fine tuning his fishing strategies in one of the planets best fisheries.

Fishing Charters Tampa guide Steve Betz restored his fishing vessel to create a platform that can take you anywhere from the backcountry, flats, and nearshore trips. In his you are promised that whatever is biting at the moment, he will get you on those fish.


What to Expect: Fishing Charter Tampa

Your Fishing Charters Tampa inshore experience includes scoping the flats for those amazing Florida sight fishing species. These include Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, and even Tarpon! Throw some Flounder and Snapper in the mix and you will have yourself an awesome day on the water.

Your Fishing Charters Tampa nearshore experience expands upon the Tampa, Florida inshore species list. From this outer layer of the Tampa Bay fishery you can add Cobia, Permit, Kingfish and so much more that travels through these deeper waters here. Make no mistake, no matter the season- Flats and Bay knows where to get you on the fish!

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Ready for a relaxing day on the water with the calming sounds of a screaming drag?

Depending on the season, spring, winter, summer or fall you can expect to catch a wide variety of species with your Tampa Bay fishing guide Capt. Steve Betz on a 1/2, 3/4 or full day fishing charters Tampa fl.

Book a charter today with Flats and Bay Fishing Charters in Tampa Bay

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Tampa Bay Fishing Charters

Flats and Bay Fishing Charters offers some of the best Tampa Bay Fishing Charter experiences available in the area. Let Captain Steve Betz guide you through this fishery from the backcountry to nearshore – he has you covered.

Tampa Bay Fishing

Tampa Bay Fishing is simply the best place to fish in the State of Florida – arguably the planet. The dynamics of the coastal fishery lends itself to becoming a fish magnet. Good tides and the conversion of many water flows are just some of these aspects.