Fishing in the Rain

If there’s one thing we all try to avoid, it’s fishing in the rain. Billowing clouds, the threat of lightning, and the thought of being wet send most anglers running for their vehicles. But is there any truth in our need to flee? The fish don’t care if we’re wet. Here is everything you need […]

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Red Snapper

We are in the height of American Red Snapper Season. Avid anglers and visitors hear talk of these delicious fish and want to get their hands on one. Here are the in’s and out’s of Red Snapper and all you need to know to be successful.  It would be best if you got your hands […]

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King of the Beach

It’s a transition season in Florida, and the only thing more exciting than seeing our Snowbirds come and go is that Kingfish are in the bay. By Kingfish, we mean King Mackerel, and whether you’re catching one of these bad boys, a prized Snook, shark, or tarpon, it’s sure to make you King of the […]

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When Summer Comes

Spring is a bittersweet time for Floridians. As excited as we are to feel the warmth of summer’s return, we are also sad to see many processes of the winter end. We realize that to fill a space, we must first empty it. So today, we’re saying goodbye to a few of our favorites and […]

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Bait

Spring is in the air, even in the subtropics of Florida. Although we’ve seen warm temperatures and sunny skies all season, we know spring is here because of the baitfish that appear. And since fishing is what we do in Florida, we’re looking at the water (not the trees) for signs of spring. If you’re […]

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Responsible Fishing

We love winter in Florida. The air dries, the seas calm, and temperatures cool. This is good news for winter fish species and the end of red tide. A season of reflection gives us gratitude for the big fish we’re seeing and hope for better water conditions next year. In the meantime, we want to […]

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Tarpon

Subscribe now! Many species come to mind when discussing BIG fish in Tampa Bay. Eleven thousand charter captains and a myriad of locally-known anglers validify the sheer volume of fish we see annually. But one species in particular sticks out above the rest, and that’s Tarpon. Research shows that Tarpon have been swimming our oceans […]

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Terra Ceia Bay

Subscribe to Blog articles and News! When speaking with anglers, Terra Ceia Bay rarely comes up in conversation. There are many great fishing spots in Tampa Bay.  More prominent locations like Fort DeSoto, Bird Key, and the Skyway Fishing Pier come to mind. Locals who know great fishing follow the guides of history, and Terra […]

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No Red Tide Here!

As we observe the clean-up efforts of another destructive red tide, we fear the images that occupy our imaginations. Reports of dead fish and murky water seem to have reared their ugly heads all around us.  But similarly to the 2018 red tide, we are fortunate to report that there’s no red tide here! K. […]

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