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Fishing report from Dustin L. in Sarasota, Florida

Fishing report from Jason C. in Key Largo, Florida

Fishing report from Gage B. in Clearwater, Florida

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida Book a trip with Captain Tony here.

Fishing report from Jason M. in Destin, Florida Book a trip with Captain Jason here.

Fishing report from Eric R. in Key Largo, Florida

    Patch reef fishing has been great and will just get better as the winter time fronts keep pushing down. Plenty of action with a large variety of fish. Snapper, and grouper are the targets but there are plenty more mixed in. Last trip we got some nice mutton snapper and some grouper.

Fishing report from Rich A. in West Palm Beach, Florida Book a trip with Captain Rich here.

Fishing report from Ron F. in Clearwater, Florida Book a trip with Captain Ron here.

    The Best Snapper Species Snappers are a fish family that need no introduction. Anglers from all over the world come to Florida to Target & catch them and love them for a variety of reasons. They’re usually easy to locate, are abundant in population, and provide a tasty treat. Just the names “Mangrove Snapper” and “Red Snapper” get every saltwater fisher’s heart racing. But before you think about cooking one up for a tasty treat, we will get U locked & loaded to land a boat load full. We are very fortunate on the West Coast Florida Gulf of Mexico with the Mangrove and the Red Snapper. But other common species include the Cubera Snapper, Lane Snapper, Mutton Snapper, and Yellowtail Snapper. There are actually a total of 125 Snapper species that inhabit the earth’s oceans! Mangrove Snapper These guys have a red or pinkish tint that covers their small, rough scales. And don’t be fooled by their little teeth – they’re seriously sharp! To know where to find these fish, take a hint from their name. You’ll find them in mangrove islands but you can also find them hanging around docks, piers, grass flats, and more. Red Snapper Next up we have one of the largest and most favorable Snapper species, the Red Snapper. This species puts up a tough fight in offshore waters and can weigh up to 50 pounds! They’re also among the best-tasting fish species, period. Unfortunately, though, they’ve been overfished in many places, so there are strict seasons in place, especially here in Florida. Cubera Snapper The Cubera Snapper is another large Snapper species, with the biggest recorded weighing 120 pounds. They can be harder to find and make more of a rare appearance. But that just makes it more exciting when you catch one! These fish are more commonly found in deeper wrecks and reefs. Lane Snapper Next up we have Lane Snapper. A step down from Cubera Snapper, these little guys reach maximum lengths of 20 inches. But what they lack in size, they make up in strength. Lane Snapper will try and take any bait you present, even if that means grabbing it before a larger fish can. They have a pretty mix of white, yellow, and pink to create a tropical-looking fish. And, as with most Snappers, their fillets are quite delicious as well. Mutton Snapper The Mutton Snapper almost looks like a mix of the Mangrove and Lane Snapper, except they’re quite a bit larger. These guys range in size and you catch smaller ones or large ones out on the reefs. Yellowtail Snapper Last on the list, we have Yellowtail Snapper. Another fish on the smaller side, these fish are cute and can be recognized easily by their yellow tails – hence their name. They heavily populate southern Florida, where anglers can constantly rip them up and head home with a small but delicious treat! Snapper Fishing Rules and Regulations Now that you’re aware of common Snapper species, let’s talk about rules and regulations. As mentioned, there are tons of Snapper species out there. That means there are different types of rules for different types of fish, including maximum and minimum lengths, bag limits, and more. It’s very important that you know the difference in regulations for each species. We have You fully covered. We have the Federal Pelagic Species's Permits & NOAA Reef Permits to legally land any/all these snapper Species including ARS - American Red Snapper during the Federal Regulation Season Gulf of Mexico June - Aug We are Fully Credentialed to both Target & Deliver the Snapper Species you deserve & desire.

Fishing report from Jason M. in Destin, Florida Book a trip with Captain Jason here.

Fishing report from Tony Y. in Islamorada, Florida Book a trip with Captain Tony here.

Fishing report from Chad N. in Key Largo, Florida

Fishing report from Jason C. in Key Largo, Florida Book a trip with Captain Jason here.

    4hr trip out of Key Largo. We fished the reefs and had a lot of action. Calm waters with an east wind made this trip fun for everyone.

Fishing report from Adam H. in St. Petersburg, Florida Book a trip with Captain Adam here.

Fishing report from Dan C. in Bay Pines, Florida Book a trip with Captain Dan here.

Fishing report from Ron F. in Clearwater, Florida Book a trip with Captain Ron here.

Fishing report from Shawn S. in Pompano Beach, Florida Book a trip with Captain Shawn here.

    The weather is beautiful the ocean is calm. The fish are hungry. This time of year is typically the best fishing South Florida has to offer plenty of Kingfish, Tuna, Wahoo, and even a bunch of Sailfish are still around. There are some Dolphin, but they are not as thick as they would normally be this time of year. Also, the bottom fishing has been on fire with the muttons spawning there are some quality size mutton being caught. The giant Sargasm that people have been talking about has really not made its full presence felt here in South Florida., But offshore there is plenty of weed line booked a trip and let's go!

Fishing report from Taylor R. in Holmes Beach, Florida

Fishing report from Keith N. in Madeira Beach, Florida Book a trip with Captain Keith here.

    Been stacking limit days and putting the meat in the box. Ever snapper trip this season has reached the limit.
    Been stacking limit days and putting the meat in the box. Ever snapper trip this season has reached the limit.
    Been stacking limit days and putting the meat in the box. Ever snapper trip this season has reached the limit.
    Been stacking limit days and putting the meat in the box. Ever snapper trip this season has reached the limit.
    Been stacking limit days and putting the meat in the box. Ever snapper trip this season has reached the limit.

Fishing report from Ron F. in Clearwater, Florida Book a trip with Captain Ron here.

    The next 2 months thru mid August, with such a diverse range of fishing opportunities and an abundance of species, anglers of all skill levels eagerly embrace the call of the waters. Whether it’s the allure of landing a massive ARS, the excitement of the ongoing spot run, the pursuit of elusive Gag Grouper or the challenge of reeling in a Cobia or Wahoo, the Tampa Bay region - Gulf of Mexico offers an unparalleled offshore fishing experience. As the summer progresses, anglers must stay informed about regulations and restrictions to ensure sustainable fishing practices. Ideal temperatures, calm seas and light current all add up to a formula for some tasty snapper dinners. ARS - American Red Snapper Mangrove snapper, Mutton snapper, Lane snapper and Vermilion snapper are all in the mix for bottom fishers throughout the Tampa Bay area along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Ideal conditions & Federal NOAA reports validate the 2023 ARS Season is going to be dynamic - EPIC only for those whom have the required Federal Issued Credentials to legally Target & Keep the coveted Pelagic Species which includes American Red Snapper, Gag Grouper etc
    The next 2 months thru mid August, with such a diverse range of fishing opportunities and an abundance of species, anglers of all skill levels eagerly embrace the call of the waters. Whether it’s the allure of landing a massive ARS, the excitement of the ongoing spot run, the pursuit of elusive Gag Grouper or the challenge of reeling in a Cobia or Wahoo, the Tampa Bay region - Gulf of Mexico offers an unparalleled offshore fishing experience. As the summer progresses, anglers must stay informed about regulations and restrictions to ensure sustainable fishing practices. Ideal temperatures, calm seas and light current all add up to a formula for some tasty snapper dinners. ARS - American Red Snapper Mangrove snapper, Mutton snapper, Lane snapper and Vermilion snapper are all in the mix for bottom fishers throughout the Tampa Bay area along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Ideal conditions & Federal NOAA reports validate the 2023 ARS Season is going to be dynamic - EPIC only for those whom have the required Federal Issued Credentials to legally Target & Keep the coveted Pelagic Species which includes American Red Snapper, Gag Grouper etc
    The next 2 months thru mid August, with such a diverse range of fishing opportunities and an abundance of species, anglers of all skill levels eagerly embrace the call of the waters. Whether it’s the allure of landing a massive ARS, the excitement of the ongoing spot run, the pursuit of elusive Gag Grouper or the challenge of reeling in a Cobia or Wahoo, the Tampa Bay region - Gulf of Mexico offers an unparalleled offshore fishing experience. As the summer progresses, anglers must stay informed about regulations and restrictions to ensure sustainable fishing practices. Ideal temperatures, calm seas and light current all add up to a formula for some tasty snapper dinners. ARS - American Red Snapper Mangrove snapper, Mutton snapper, Lane snapper and Vermilion snapper are all in the mix for bottom fishers throughout the Tampa Bay area along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Ideal conditions & Federal NOAA reports validate the 2023 ARS Season is going to be dynamic - EPIC only for those whom have the required Federal Issued Credentials to legally Target & Keep the coveted Pelagic Species which includes American Red Snapper, Gag Grouper etc
    We are kicking ass & taking names ---- It is snapper city this weekend and throughout the next 2 months thru mid August. Hot temperatures, calm seas and light current all add up to a formula for some tasty snapper dinners. Mangrove snapper, mutton snapper, lane snapper and vermilion snapper are all in the mix for bottom fishers throughout the Tampa Bay area along the Gulf Coast. Ideal conditions & Federal NOAA reports validate the 2023 ARS Season is going to be dynamic - EPIC only for those whom have the required Federal Issued Credentials to legally Target & Keep the covented Pelagic Species which includes American Red Snapper, Gag Grouper etc Fish Hawk Charters is Fully Credentialed. We Deliver the Results Exceed Expectations!!"
    We are kicking ass & taking names ---- It is snapper city this weekend and throughout the next 2 months thru mid August. Hot temperatures, calm seas and light current all add up to a formula for some tasty snapper dinners. Mangrove snapper, mutton snapper, lane snapper and vermilion snapper are all in the mix for bottom fishers throughout the Tampa Bay area along the Gulf Coast. Ideal conditions & Federal NOAA reports validate the 2023 ARS Season is going to be dynamic - EPIC only for those whom have the required Federal Issued Credentials to legally Target & Keep the covented Pelagic Species which includes American Red Snapper, Gag Grouper etc Fish Hawk Charters is Fully Credentialed. We Deliver the Results Exceed Expectations!!"

Fishing report from Jerry W. in Gulf Shores, Alabama Book a trip with Captain Jerry here.

Fishing report from Jason C. in Key Largo, Florida

    A fun 4 hour morning reef trip today. We got throw back groupers (2 Short Reds and a protected Nassau) some delicious yellow jacks. This Angler got to fight some sharks too. The water was 1-2ft waves and we fished between 15ft and 80ft of water

Fishing report from Michael O. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Book a trip with Captain Michael here.

Fishing report from Jim V. in Clearwater, Florida Book a trip with Captain Jim here.

    Lots of red snapper and red grouper
    Lots of red snapper and red grouper
    Lots of red snapper and red grouper
    Lots of red snapper and red grouper

Fishing report from Trey W. in Destin, Florida Book a trip with Captain Trey here.

Fishing report from Gage B. in Clearwater, Florida

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