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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…Details
YACHTFISH takes a Private Client and friends out on their 74ft Viking for a deep sea scuba dive and some epic bottom fishing. Lots of grouper and snapper were enjoyed by all!
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Snook fishing in Saint Petersburg has been red hot! Tampa Bay has an amazing Snook fishery. We have been catching lots of fish in the 22-35 inch range on recent trips. Snook season in Tampa Bay will open on September 1st so be sure to get your trip booked on a prime date with YACHTFISH 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.…Details
Stocked up on some groceries before the storm! Had an amazing bite fishing offshore of St. Pete this past weekend with limits of grouper and snapper. #YACHTFISH #gulfofmexico #saintpetersburg #goodeats #groceries #grouper #snapper #stpetefishingcharters #florida
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!
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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…Details
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 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…Details
The inshore Gag Grouper bite has been on fire lately with fish ranging from 8-12 pounds. Only 2 more weeks left in the season so get out and catch a few before they close. #YACHTFISH #fishingcharters #tampabay #grouper #inshore #lighttackle #gag #christmastime #yachtfishgiftcards #perfectgift
As the water temperatures continue to drop, the nearshore fishing around Tampa Bay only gets better. On recent trips we have been targeting hogfish, mangrove snapper and black sea bass on light tackle spinners and having some great success. These fish will be around plentiful for the next few months so get out and enjoy…Details
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…Details
Winter time low tides offer some excellent sight fishing in Tampa Bay! Yesterday we were rewarded with Trout, Redfish and even some shallow water grouper push poling the flats of Tampa Bay. The next few months are some of my favorite to fish in Tampa Bay and experience the incredible fishery we have here in…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.…Details
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…Details
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…Details