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Fly Fishing Charters Near Tarpon Springs, Fl
There's simply no better way to enjoy the water than a backcountry fishing trip with Captain T.J. He's fished the mangroves and around Tampa Bay for years, and you can be sure that he'll put you right where the fish are! This area provides the perfect habitat for several sportfish species, especially Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Mangrove Snapper! These species are perfect inshore opponents that fight hard and love to bite on a range of lures and baits. There's nothing like pulling some big ol' Snook out of the mangrove roots, whether it's your first fish or your hundredth! In addition to these inshore species, on a six-hour trip you'll be able to take a crack at nearshore gamefish including Blacktips, Bull Sharks, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and more! Strap in, because these fish are a challenge for any angler. On this trip, you'll be taken care of aboard Captain T.J.'s 22' BullsBay bay boat (say that three times fast!). She's a beauty, and is equipped with a 200-HP Suzuki engine to take you "dock to dock" smoothly and comfortable. She also features a full kit of electronics, a wireless trolling motor, and a live well for your bait. Captain T.J. will bring everything you need for a great day, including all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is proper clothing, sunscreen, and a pair of sunglasses to help you spot fish. Read More
Tampa Bay Backcountry Trip
When you show up to meet Captain Rich he will buzz you in through a private gate. Behind which his boat will be in the canal locked and loaded ready to go fish some of the most exclusive water on the Forgotten Coast. Accompanied only by an occasional kayaker, Captain Rich will stalk out through the Canal to explore 1600 acres of private, pristine, and fish socked Mangrove heaven. This Mangrove forest spindles into hundreds of fingers and tucked away flats before opening out in the Gulf of Mexico. With such little pressure, the fish are almost untouched. So come spend the day fishing some of the most exclusive and pristine mangrove forests on the West Coast of Florida. Armed with a top-of-the-line spinning rod and the industry's best artificial lures Captain Rich will show you how to hook into snook, redfish, speckled trout, and jacks. If a flyrod is more your flavor Captain Rich would love nothing more than to guide you into your next personal best. So whether you're a first-time fisherman or a professional Captain Rich is a master at catching fish both, and will even take the time to teach you how to throw a fly around! Whether you want to pick up the fly rod or on the spinning rod you will be spending most of your time hitting the numerous pot holes that are absolutely littered with fish or staking out on a sand bar waiting for big fish to swim by. Fishing license, tackle, bait, and a cooler supplied with ice will all be supplied. When you book with Captain Rich, you will be fishing on his 2018 Blue Wave 1900 STL tunnel hull, powered by a Suzuki 145 DF. Captain Rich is extremely adept at catching fish, but he specializes in showing his clients an awesome time out on the water. As a retired Firefighter/Paramedic/Rescue Diver, Captain Rich also runs special trips for first responders and military veterans. Give us a call for details. Read More
Premier Gulf Coast Trip
Captain Tyson specializes in fishing the inlets and beaches for world-class saltwater fish species. The pristine waters of Florida’s Gulf Coast including Clearwater Beach, St. Pete Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Redington Beach and Tampa Bay are home to an incredibly diverse variety of gamefish including: snook, trout, redfish and the king of inshore fishing…the mighty tarpon. Come fish with us! Whether you're a serious angler wanting to pursue a quest for a trophy fish or a novice wanting to learn the basics of saltwater fishing, he can do it all. Read More
Clearwater Flats Sightfishing
Hop on board with Captain Jake and prepare for an action-packed day of fishing the flats! The clear water in the Tampa Bay inshore makes it the perfect spot to do some sight casting. On this 4-hour trip, Captain Jake will take you close-by off the coast of Tampa where you can expect to target Black Drum, Cobia, Redfish, Bull Shark, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout, and Tarpon. Captain Jake has been catching these prized fish off the Florida coast since he was 5, and he is sure to put you where the fish are biting. To attract these picture-worthy fish you'll be using a fly rod to cast exactly where the fish are swimming. Captain Jake is happy to demonstrate proper fundamentals for this technique to newcomers, or to provide experienced fly fishers with some expert tips. Captain Jake fishes aboard a 18’ Xplor Technical Poling Skiff, a 24’ Lake & Bay Back Country Tower Boat, and a 20’ Phoenix 920 Propx Bass Boat. These vessels are sure to get you where you need to be in the Tampa inshores. Captain Jake will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need is a valid Florida fishing license as well as any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard and catch some fish! Read More
Half Day Trip – Sight Casting
Get out there and enjoy a fun, laid-back light tackle sportfishing trip on beautiful Tampa Bay. On this trip with Captain Wade, you'll be going after classic species including snook, redfish, seatrout, and more! There are multiple options for your adventure, so you can find what's best for you. On the three-hour charter, you'll get a great introduction to Tampa Bay and have time to catch multiple species of fish. This is ideal for visitors, first-timers, couples, seniors, or parents with kids, young or old. Of course, you'll be treated to professional, family-friendly service and courteous expert instruction. Four hours provides a greater opportunity to cover a larger area of Tampa Bay and catch more fish. Many people find this amount of time ideal for entertaining friends, clientele or hosting bachelor parties. Have a blast, while competing to see who catches the biggest fish or most fish. Six hours is highly recommended to maximize your fishing adventure on Tampa Bay. This charter is ideal for avid anglers, and enthusiasts looking to hone their inshore angling skills. Experience fishing numerous grass flats, mangrove shorelines, oyster beds, creeks and back-bays. No matter the adventure you select, you'll have a great time fishing with Captain Wade! He provides premium spin, fly or plug fishing tackle such as G-Loomis, Penn, Sage and Tibor. Live-bait, flies, artificial lures, ice, bottled drinking water and sunscreen lotion is also provided. He will also fillet, bag, and ice your catch, should you decide to keep some fish for lunch or dinner! His 24' Sheaffer is an ideal boat for fishing this inshore environment and was refurbished in 2022 with brand-new electronics and motor. Get out there and enjoy all that Tampa Bay has to offer! Afishionado, "Always an Adventure." Read More
St. Petersburg Inshore Adventures
Hop on board with Captain Jake and prepare for an action-packed day of fishing the flats! The clear water in the Tampa Bay inshore makes it the perfect spot to do some fly fishing. On this 4-hour trip, Captain Jake will take you close-by off the coast of Tampa where you can expect to target Black Drum, Cobia, Redfish, Bull Shark, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout, and Tarpon. Captain Jake has been catching these prized fish off the Florida coast since he was 5, and he is sure to put you where the fish are biting. To attract these picture-worthy fish you'll be using a fly rod to cast exactly where the fish are swimming. Captain Jake is happy to demonstrate proper fundamentals for this technique to newcomers, or to provide experienced fly fishers with some expert tips. Captain Jake fishes aboard a 18’ Xplor Technical Poling Skiff, a 24’ Lake & Bay Back Country Tower Boat, and a 20’ Phoenix 920 Propx Bass Boat. These vessels are sure to get you where you need to be in the Tampa inshores. Captain Jake will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need is a valid Florida fishing license as well as any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard and catch some fish! Read More
Half Day Trip – Fly Fishing
Join Captain Brian on an inshore fishing adventure off Hudson Beach, FL! Whether you're a beginner or an expert angler, Captain Brian is dedicated to exceeding your expectations. On tis trip, you can expect to chase a variety of inshore fish species such as Snook, Redfish, Black Drum, and Sea Trout. If you're looking to venture a little deeper, you can also troll or bottom fish for Mackerel and Grouper. In the summer months, Tarpon also migrate through the waters off Hudson. Just let Captain Brian know which species you'd like to target and he'll make it happen! Captain Brian's 24' Tidewater is equipped with all the gear you'll need for a successful day on the water, including rods, reels, tackle, and bait. All you need to bring is your favorite snacks and drinks, sun protection, and camera to capture your memories! Read More
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Everything to Know About Booking a Tarpon Springs fly fishing charter
What are the best fly fishing charters in Tarpon Springs?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 13 fly fishing trips in Tarpon Springs, and the most popular trips in the area are Shallow Water Flyfishing guided by Tommy and Full-Day Tarpon Special guided by Tommy.
Our guides in Tarpon Springs are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 9581 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.
All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.
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What types of fly fishing charters are common in Tarpon Springs?
Inshore fishing is the most popular for fly fishing in Tarpon Springs as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for fly fishing in Tarpon Springs are: 1. redfish, 2. snook, 3. speckled trout, and 4. tarpon.
How much do Tarpon Springs fly fishing charters cost?
for fly fishing in Tarpon Springs prices can range anywhere from an affordable $400 to $975, but the average price for a half day trip for fly fishing in Tarpon Springs is $559. The average price for a full day trip for fly fishing in Tarpon Springs is $774.
What month is best for on a fly fishing charter in Tarpon Springs?
The most popular season to go on a fly fishing charter in Tarpon Springs is spring, and most anglers book their trips 14 days in advance.
Do I need a Tarpon Springs fishing license and what are the bag limits in Tarpon Springs?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Tarpon Springs don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Tarpon Springs.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
Robbie was nice & took us to a ton of different spots. Had a good time
Clay E. with Robert D. of Tarpon Springs, Florida
Had a great time with the captain. He was very helpful and even gave us tips on fishing FL waters from shore after our charter was over.
Dustin L. with Robert D. of Tarpon Springs, Florida
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