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…


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…


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…


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…


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.…


Fall fishing in Tampa Bay

Fall is finally here and the fishing has been on fire in Tampa Bay. Redfish and Snook have been our main targets this past week catching great numbers. Book your next St. Pete Fishing Charter today with YACHTFISH and enjoy the epic fall conditions!

#yachtfishfishingcharters #stpetefishingcharters #stpetersburg #tampabay #fall #fishing #redfish #snook #trout #fishingcharters

St. Petersburg Fishing Charters

October has been an incredible month for fishing in Tampa Bay! The Redfish and Snook have been on the move with water temperatures cooling down. Kingfish and Spanish mackerel have also showed up in good numbers. Book your next St. Pete Fishing Charter today with YACHTFISH and enjoy the epic fall conditions. #yachtfishfishingcharters #stpetefishingcharters #stpetersburg…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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.…


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…


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…