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Clearwater & Tampa Bay Area Fishing Reports

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...

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...

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...

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...

Red Tide Outlook from a Clearwater Native Fishing Captain

Red Tide Outlook from a Clearwater Native Fishing Captain

Red tide may finally be clearing out in time for winter fishing trips *Note: the images used in this post were taken in Madeira Beach during September 2018. As a Florida native, having seen red tide throughout the years, it hasn't got any worse than previous red...

Warmer waters making tarpon, snook, redfish, trout and shark fishing great in Tampa, Clearwater & Tarpon Springs.

Warmer waters making tarpon, snook, redfish, trout and shark fishing great in Tampa, Clearwater & Tarpon Springs.

Since the water temps are in the low to mid 90s, fish have changed their patterns. Tarpon, snook, redfish, trout and sharks have made their presence known from clearwater fl to Tampa Bay to Tarpon Springs. The bridges, backwater jetties as well as near shore reefs are...

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...

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...

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...