Flats Fishing

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Targeting Redfish, Trout and Snook on the Clearwater flats & shallows in the New 2020 Decade

Targeting Redfish, Trout and Snook on the Clearwater flats & shallows in the New 2020 Decade

Redfish Where to find em' Redfish action has been steady lately around the Clearwater Flats back bay waters as well as the mangrove shorelines, oyster bars, residential docks and canals. How to hook em' These fish love to feed on the smaller pinfish, grass grunts...

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Fishing Rises as Clearwater Finally Cools Down

Fishing Rises as Clearwater Finally Cools Down

After recent hurricanes moved up the east coast with extensive Northeast winds our local water temps have dropped from 86 to 80 degrees and the fish are now on the move and the chew! There are many different species to target right now off the Clearwater beaches and...

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Inshore fishing report for Clearwater, Fl (May 2019)

Inshore fishing report for Clearwater, Fl (May 2019)

They're here! Tarpon made themselves known today as we found several schools migrating from north to south. This type of Tarpon movement is typical for the month of May. Patience is definitely the key to hooking these beautiful fish. Getting out early in your local...

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Ultimate Guide for Clearwater & Tampa Bay Inshore Fishing

Ultimate Guide for Clearwater & Tampa Bay Inshore Fishing

    If you're wondering where cast your reel to get on the fish you've come to the right place. In this article we will be covering everything from what's biting during the different seasons, the best bait to use, where to find the fish and even most...

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Clearwater Flats Fishing Conditions

Clearwater Flats Fishing Conditions

Perfect temps for fishing the flats in Clearwater, Fl With the recent cold fronts, the water has chilled to the perfect temperature for clearwater flats fishing. With the water in the low 60's, the fishing has still been hit and miss. Redfish are in good number on the...

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Best Guide & Charter Boat in Clearwater / Tampa

Best Guide & Charter Boat in Clearwater / Tampa

Experience may not make you the best, but it's it's certainly at the base of all great fishing captains If you ask most captains they would say they are the best at their craft. Myself? I’ve been in the fishing business for 38 years of those, 23 as a full-time guide....

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How do cold fronts effect fishing in the Clearwater Pinellas area?

How do cold fronts effect fishing in the Clearwater Pinellas area?

Early 2019 Weather Effects on FishingWeather has been consistent lately, consistently crazy. Ups and downs in temperature and barometric pressure can either make fish chew or shut down a bite. The high pressure side of the barometer can slow things, but incoming...

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Best areas for fall fishing 2018 for inshore fishing; Clearwater

Best areas for fall fishing 2018 for inshore fishing; Clearwater

The flats and oyster-bars have been very productive with nice trout and lots of Clearwater  redfish of all sizes. Proper bait makes difference from the flats to the shallows With the water temps staying consistent, fish are moving from deeper edges of the flats to...

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Clearwater is Red Tide FREE Going Into the Holiday Season

Clearwater is Red Tide FREE Going Into the Holiday Season

Ready to Fish? Good news, red tide is not a concern in Clearwater We are still red tide free in Clearwater beach and still have no sign of it from Clearwater, FL to Tarpon Springs. With beautiful weather and great fishing it's time to book your trip with Skinny Water...

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Snook, Redfish & more tips for Clearwater fishing in late July/ early August

Snook, Redfish & more tips for Clearwater fishing in late July/ early August

With the last 10 days of rain and wind with a low-pressure that built in the Southeast part of eastern U.S. has kept most charter boats off the water. By the weekend things are going to get back to afternoon showers and thunderstorms  which should get fishing back to...

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Clearwater Inshore Fishing Tips: Tarpon, Thredfin, Snook & Redfish bait of choice.

Clearwater Inshore Fishing Tips: Tarpon, Thredfin, Snook & Redfish bait of choice.

Tarpon fishing remains strong for the Clearwater and Tampa bay area. Tarpon have been ranging from 80 to 150lb with multiple bites, pinfish, thredfin and scaled sardines have been the bait of choice. We have been focusing on the last 2hr and first 2hrs of the tides in...

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Tarpon Fishing in Clearwater & Surrounding Areas Coming Back to Normal

Tarpon Fishing in Clearwater & Surrounding Areas Coming Back to Normal

The last two and a half weeks of rain and wind has kind of put a hold up on the tarpon fishing off the beaches. Now that we have a break in the weather and a new moon coming up in the next week tarpon fishing will get back to normal with lots of big schools off the...

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