Merry Fish-mas!

Tampa Bay is subtropical. We experience slightly colder water temperatures and moderate daytime temperatures, along with consistent outdoor activity. Rather than winter bringing a reduction in fishing, we share increased populations of cold-water species turning the Fishing Capital of the World into an endless playground and a very Merry Fish-mas. Sheepshead Sheepshead is a prized […]

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Top 10 Saltwater Fishing Tools

In the world of fishing, you can purchase as much gear as your heart desires.  Sadly, no amount of fancy gadgets will guarantee you’ll catch fish. Even the most experienced freshwater anglers will admit that the saltwater is a different beast.  To get you on the water catching quickly, we’re providing the top 10 saltwater […]

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Grouper Season

Many exciting events happen near the end of September. The temperatures cool, the rainy season comes to a close, and winter species of fish reappear. Although we’re permitted to keep specific grouper species beginning in June, local anglers will tell you they aren’t usually big enough until November. But here in Terra Ceia Bay, it’s […]

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Advantages of Fishing in the Rain

It’s the rainy season here in the fishing capital, and it’s common to receive rain, daily. This can seem like a fisherman’s demise unless you’re aware of the advantages of fishing in the rain.  Rain is fairly predictable, and the weatherman is often wrong.   Pop-up storms are a real thing here in Florida, and when […]

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Snapper Veracruz

It’s Snapper season, and there’s a good chance that you’ll come across a mangrove snapper wherever you and your fishing rod roam.  When you find one, you’ll find many.  This is why we’re passing along one of our favorite Snapper recipes – Snapper Veracruz! Snapper comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. They eat […]

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BIG Fish

Here in Florida, we have the pleasure of fishing all year long. It’s the fishing capital of the world! And regardless of weather, temperature, or water conditions – there are always BIG fish to catch.   Unlike most of the country that goes into winter-like climate conditions November through April, Florida opens up. Our daily […]

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Food Fish

We live in the “Fishing Capital of the World,” and are in the best season of the year. The baitfish are back, the predators are biting, and nearly all species are showing up in the Gulf and surrounding Tampa Bay areas. Because you’ll catch a variety of fish, it’s essential to know which ones to […]

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The Fish Are Still Biting

Fishing is a year-round sport here in Florida.  As the Fishing Capital of the World, we see new saltwater species each season, and Spring is in the air!  Despite the unusual state of our Nation, we are highly grateful because the fish are still biting here in Terra Ceia Bay, and fishing is still open.  […]

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You Can Still Fish Here!

We are one week into a situation most of us have never been in.  While the entire world goes into quarantine, some of us are left pacing our living rooms, wondering when we can interact again, and wishing for the first time that we could go back to work.  Thankfully, we can still fish.  And […]

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