3 Fun Facts About Tarpon

Tarpon season is here at last! There’s nothing like feeling a giant at the end of your line and battling it out right there in the boat. If you yearn for adventure and you can’t turn away from a good fight, then you’ll love tarpon fishing in Clearwater. At Yachtfish.com, we provide a variety of…

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Are You Ready to Bow to the King?

If you want your tarpon fishing trip in Clearwater to be a success, you need to be willing to bow to the king. If you read our previous blog on tarpon, then you already know that these prehistoric fish can get big and they won’t be caught without a fight. Tarpon fishing isn’t like fishing…

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Why We’re Thankful for Tarpon Fishing

Thanksgiving is almost here, and it’s the perfect time to give your thanks for the great things in life, like tarpon fishing. It has been a crazy year, and 2016 has flown by. Whether you want to believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner, and with Thanksgiving just a couple of…

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What to Pack for Your Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Costa Rica Fishing Charters

You’ve booked your fishing charter and are ready to go. What do you need to take on the trip? Most of the items we recommend are for comfort and protection during your Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater inshore or deep-sea fishing charters. Comfort Be prepared for changing weather conditions during various times of the day.…

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Winter time fishing in Saint Petersburg

On recent trips we have been targeting Cobia around the warm water runoffs in Tampa Bay. These brown bombers will be seen cruising the flats and following sting rays looking for food. We have also been catching good numbers of Sheepshead and Trout. Get out and enjoy a day with YACHTFISH fishing charters and see…

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Deep Sea Fishing Tampa Bay

Spring fishing conditions are finally here in Tampa Bay! On recent fishing charters out of St. Pete we have been targeting Amberjack around the nearshore wrecks and reefs. These fish are currently out of season to keep, but provide some great action for anglers looking to test their skills. Look for the action to only…

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Nearshore fishing Tampa Bay

Bottom fishing has been great the past few weeks. We have been catching good numbers of hogfish and other reef fish in water depths ranging from 40-55 feet. Get out and enjoy some awesome spring time fishing with YACHTFISH fishing charters! #YACHTFISH #fishingcharters #tampabay #stpetefishingcharters #springishere #gulfofmexico #springbreak #saintpetersburg #tampa #clearwater #thingstodo #placestosee #gofishing #hogfish…

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Spring time fishing in Tampa Bay

The kings are here in full swing! Fish have been ranging from 10-40 plus pounds and have showed up in good numbers along the beaches of Saint Petersburg. Look for bait schools and birds diving around areas of hard bottom. Slow trolling live bait is one of our favorite methods for catching the King Mackerel.…

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Cobia fishing in Tampa Bay & St Petersburg

Cobia are some of my favorite fish to target in Tampa Bay and St Petersburg on light tackle. Expect these fish to be showing up around wrecks, reefs and grass flats over the next few months. Yesterday we were rewarded with a few nice Cobia all caught on 10-pound class tackle while sight fishing the…

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St. Petersburg Fishing Charters with YACHTFISH

Snook season is now open for harvesting in St. Petersburg, Florida. The season opened March 1st and will run through the end of April. The size limit for Snook is not less than 28″ total length or more than 33″ total length. The bag limit for Snook in the Gulf of Mexico is 1 per…

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St. Petersburg Fishing Charters

These two ladies caught some awesome fish on their St. Petersburg Fishing Charter with YACHTFISH! The Redfish action here in St. Petersburg has been outstanding the past couple weeks. We have also been targeting Snook and Trout on the flats while keeping an eye out for a Cobia. The fishing will only improve the next…

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Snook Fishing in Saint Petersburg with YACHTFISH Charters

The Snook fishing in Saint Petersburg with YACHTFISH Fishing Charters has been outstanding! We have been catching anywhere from 20-60 plus fish a trip with sizes ranging from 18-40 inches. Yesterday we had an excellent youth angler onboard that knew how to fish. He caught one after another for 3 hours with his biggest being…

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Deep Sea Fishing St Petersburg

On a recent trip 100 miles offshore of St. Petersburg we were rewarded with some very nice deep water grouper. The blue water fishing will continue to improve over the next few months as water temperatures rise. Look for the Pelagic species to move in shallower following the bait migration through the summer months. #YACHTFISH…

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Happy Easter from YACHTFISH Fishing Charters in St. Petersburg

YACHTFISH Fishing Charters wishes everyone a Happy Easter! Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket! #YACHTFISH #fishingcharters #easter #stpetersburg #familytime #sunday #bunny #egg #happyeastereveryone #chocolate #aprilfools #eastersunday #instaeaster #instahappy #instalove #instaeasterbunny

Inshore fishing in St. Petersburg

The inshore fishing in St. Petersburg with YACHTFISH Fishing Charters has been outstanding! We have been catching lots of Snook, Redfish and Trout every day. The bait of choice has been live scaled sardines free lined in the mangroves. Look for this action to continue over the next few months. Book a day in St.…

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St. Petersburg Fishing Charters with YACHTFISH

The Fathom Offshore crew enjoyed a day of fishing with YACHTFISH Fishing Charters out of St. Petersburg Florida. We decided to do some Kingfishing off the beach slow trolling live bait and were rewarded with some very nice fish. The fish ranged in size from 18-25 pounds with a few nice Spanish Mackerel mixed in.…

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Tarpon Fishing Charter in Saint Petersburg

The 2018 Tarpon Fishing Charter season is about to kick off with YACHTFISH Fishing Charters in beautiful Saint Petersburg. Tarpon, also known as the “Silver King”, are some of my favorite species to target here in Tampa Bay. This spectacular gamefish range in size from 20-200 pounds and provide anglers with a battle of a…

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Saint Petersburg Fishing Charters with YACHTFISH

Taking kids fishing is what it is all about! I remember my first fish at the age of 2. On a recent fishing charter out of Saint Petersburg with YACHTFISH Fishing Charters, angler Scout caught a HUGE Kingfish in Tampa Bay. We set out on a Sunday afternoon to check a local spot and tow…

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St. Petersburg Fishing Charters

On a recent fishing trip in Saint Petersburg with YACHTFISH Fishing Charters we have been catching great numbers of Snook, Redfish and Trout. We have been primarily using live bait to target these fish. They have been congregating in large numbers around the shallow flats of Tampa Bay. We have also been catching Kingfish and…

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Red Snapper fishing Saint Petersburg

Whose ready for Red Snapper season?! The 2018 season is almost here. Looks like we are getting a few more days to fish for them this year! #YACHTFISH #fishingcharters #tampabay #saintpetersburg #redsnapper #fishflorida #charterfishing #florida #fishingguides #deepsea #gettight #inshorefishing #springbreak #summer #vacations #fathomoffshore #fishing

Deep Sea Fishing Saint Petersburg

Tuna Tuesday! The offshore fishing bite in the Gulf of Mexico remains very hot with a lot of different species to target. We have seen many pelagic species coming in close to shore the past few weeks catching tuna, cobia and small mahi mahi around the artificial reefs and areas of hard bottom. The Mangrove…

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