Hogfish Trip

On a recent offshore trip we went looking for Hogfish. We anchored up on a good piece of hard bottom in 45 feet of water. These fish are known for migrating in shallower waters of the Gulf of Mexico in the winter months and providing anglers with some amazing table fare. We were outfitted with…

Tampa Bay Inshore Fishing Report

Report By: Captain Matt Douglas Captained for one of my private clients on his 35 Cabo Express. Started the day off by cast netting bait at a local tripod off of the beach. After we loaded the live wells with sardines and whitebaits we decided to go slow troll live baits for kingfish. We ran…

Offshore Full Day:

Immaculate conditions running offshore this morning with Mr. Vallarios and his guests. Shoving off in the dark we had the sunrise to our backs on the run out. What better way to start the day. We hit up three different spots by noontime and reached our limit for the day. Red & Gag Grouper for…

Snapper Season

YACHTFISH closes the 10 day American Red Snapper season in Tampa bay with over 350 caught. The Clients kept their limit and the rest were released. On the last day, Captain Matt Douglas took return client Jimmy Thompson and friends 60 miles offshore and ended up with a grand total of 14 Red Snapper, 10…