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…

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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…

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January Fishing Report

Winter time fishing in the Tampa Bay area is in full swing with water temperatures dropping quickly. The fish are moving into their winter homes for the next two months. There is still some bait around the flats and bay area bridges. Recently, on our inshore trips, we have been targeting trout and redfish catching…

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Tampa Bay Inshore Fishing

The flats and back-country waters in and around Tampa Bay provide some of the best light tackle fishing grounds in the world for Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon and Cobia. These areas of shallow flats and miles of unspoiled mangrove estuaries provide optimal breeding grounds for most of the gamefish that live in the Tampa Bay…

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November Fishing in Tampa Bay

The inshore bite the past few weeks in Tampa Bay has been awesome! Many days catching over 50 Snook with Redfish and Trout mixed in makes for some exciting action. Book your next Tampa Bay Fishing Charter today with YACHTFISH and experience the difference! #YACHTFISH #avengerboats #tampabay #stpetefishingcharters #fishingcharters #fishingguide #snook #redfish #trout #vspc #stpetebeachtoday

Hogfish Tampa Bay

Hogfish and Gag Grouper have been on the menu this past week with great numbers moving in close to shore. With Christmas approaching get your YACHTFISH gift certificate today and have the perfect gift! CALL or TEXT (727) 433-4200 for more details. #YACHTFISH #fishingcharters #stpetefishingcharters #tampabay #ladyanglers #girlscatchmorefish #christmastime #giftcertificates #perfectgift #family #hogfish #grouper #snook…

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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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