Are you ready to get out on the Clearwater water-ways and away from all the chaos in the media and everywhere you look?

As we kick off August 2020, fishing has been really good even though we are in the dog days of summer. Tarpon, Snook, Redfish and Trout have thinned way out  on  the beaches and have moved into the back waters of Clearwater Harbor.

Where to find the Tarpon

Tarpon have switched their pattern as large quantities of these fish are moving to the Clearwater bridges very early in the mornings and nights. Tarpon are also in the back Waters where deeper channels run through shallow grass flats and quiet basins.

Spots to hook the Snook

Snook charter boat fishing

Snook caught with Skinny Water Charters of Clearwater

Snook have pushed their way to the jetties, bridges and back waters after their spawn. Plenty of good snook fishing from Indian Rocks Beach backwaters and flats to Dunedin AKA St Joseph sound.

Redfish found behind bars (or above them)

Redfish have been concentrated on oyster bars and sandbars working the edges foraging for food.
Best Bait have been fresh-cut pinfish and lady fish as the day gets warmer.

Tricky Trout go deeper

Trout Fishing Clearwater

Trout Fishing Clearwater

Trout are on the deeper grass flats and 3 to 7 ft of water. Whitebait AKA scaled sardines have been the bait of choice but if you are unable to get them, small pinfish and grass grunts under a popping cork will get it done.


You’re probably not ready, but if you are prepared to get out and enjoy fishing and the beauty Clearwater Florida waterways at their finest, book your charter now.


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