Fishing Reports

Captain Johns Fishing Reports about Snook Redfish Trout and more.

Snook and Redfish Smackdown!

I’m going to tell you something that you’re not going to believe because most fisherman stretch the truth on how big the fish was or fib where they caught the fish. But, this is no fish tale; we have been crushing the snook the past two weeks. We are catching 20 to 40...

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Snook Madness in Tampa Bay

March Madness usually means Basketball, but here in Tampa Bay it means the snook bite is on. This week we’re hopefully having our last cold front, and it’s going to drop down into the lower 40’s, but that’s ok, because it’s going to keep the water temps right where...

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Spring Fever Hits Tampa Bay

Spring fever has hit Tampa Bay early! It started out a little cool, but we had a little warm up and it put the fish on the flats, and oh boy, they are chewing. On a few of my last trips we’ve had 30+ snook days with a few redfish mixed in as well as some nice trout...

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Cold Fronts Have The Fish Biting!

Thanksgiving has come and gone; our bellies are full and it's time to burn some calories, but we're not going to the gym; we're going to hook into some cobia, big snook, hard pulling redfish and gator trout. Fall / Winter Fishing has arrived in Tampa and Tarpon...

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Red Fishing Hot in Tampa Bay and Tarpon Springs

Tampa Bay - Tarpon Springs Fishing Report Summer is over, the kids are back in school, but the fishing, like the weather, is still red hot! Yep, we've broken records the past few days in Tampa, with temps from 93 to 97 degrees. Only thing cool about this hot weather...

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Mangrove Snapper Bite Red Hot

Summer is on its way out, and that means cooler weather, but not yet, it's still hot outside and the inshore bite is still RED HOT!. Let's talk about red tide for a minute, NO Red Tide at all in Tampa Bay, Fishing is outstanding!!!So what's been biting in Tampa Bay?...

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Snook Fishing on July 04th, 2018

Summer fishing is in full swing in Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas. Let's talk Snook for a minute; a large majority of snook have made their way out to the beaches to spawn and the bite has been fantastic. Live baits have been the best choice (Grunts, Pilchards...

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April showers brought May Snook Bites

April showers brought May, well, more showers, actually. It had been raining off and on for nearly 12 days straight and the ground was saturated, and the rivers were about swollen to near max, and then came Alberto. Luckily, for our area, the rain wasn't as widespread...

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