Quick Cast:
 Area Reports
 Find-a-Guide
 Forums
 Tides

Departments:
 Articles
 Books
 Clubs & Orgs.
 Fishing Reports
 Feedback
 Forums
 Fly Fishing
 Guides & Charters
 Links
 Photo Gallery
 Reef Locator
 Regulations
 Software
 Survey
 Tournaments
 Travel
 Weather
 Home

Administration:
 About Us
 Advertising
 Contact
 Privacy
 Terms of Use
 Web Development

Snook Season is Open and Bite is Strong!!!!!

Capt. John Fischbach
March 4, 2017
Tarpon Springs - Saltwater Fishing Report

Tarpon Springs fishing guide on west central florida gulf coast Capt. John Fischbach reports inshore flats fishing is RED HOT!!! Spotted Sea Trout,

Click to Enlarge Photo

Red-fishing and especially Snook Fishing
these are both a battle all the way to the boat and make delicious table fare!! Early spring fishing season in full swing with the mild cold fronts that have been passing through. These changes in barometric pressure have the game fish turned on and very hungry. Even with water temperatures fluxtuating from 70*F to

Click to Enlarge Photo

77*F  the fish are very active, ensuring to have a great day on the water, find protected areas on the high tide of the day and work it well, North facing shorelines also heat up faster as the rising sun beats on them all day, with daylight saving time approaching these temps won't last long !  There are plenty of large Trout around even on the coldest of day's, small pinfish or even better fresh live scaled sardines work well and are available in different sizes to "match the hatch" along with a number of artificial baits, like a 1/4 oz jig with a green and white 3" paddle tail pogy or gulp shrimp in new penny and natural imitation work for me. Our migratory baitfish run has been strong in New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs, and Clearwater areas.  Snook are found in the creek mouths and all estuary systems and are willing to commit when a properly presented Sardine gets in their feeding stations. On the nearshore fishing Reef's and Wreck's there are sign's of the Spanish Mackerel, King-fish, American Red Snapper, Greater Amberjack and Jumbo Cobia!!! As the water cleans up and water temperatures rebound with the passing of these fronts. Massive amounts of threadfin herring are pouring in by the acres! If you're looking to book a trip of a lifetime...   NOW IS THE TIME!!!! 

Tarpon Springs Fishing Forecast:

The Snook bite is strong and will continue to get better and better. redfish are schooling and will bite more agresivly as the moon waxes. Gator trout are showing in good numbers! spring is here early and the fish both inshore and offshore are getting more and more active by the day!

Target Species:

SNOOK, REDFISH, TROUT, TARPON, COBIA, GROUPER

More Fishing Reports:

 

Inshore, Nearshore, Flats Fishing on the West Central Florida Gulf Coast Fishing,in Tarpon Springs,New Port Richey,Clearwater,Tampa Fl.for Snook,Red-fish,Sea Trout,Tarpon and more using top of the line light tackle spinning equipment and boats.Shallow water excitement,Capt.Rich Knox is a full time tournament winning fishing guide who will help you catch a memory.We run 1/2 Day Charters,and 3/4 Day! We can accommodate 1-6 persons on Private Fishing Charters! Novice to Expert Angler Welcome

Contact Info:

Absolute Flats Fishing
4932 Forestay ct.
New Port Richey, FL 34652
Phone: 727-376-8809
Alt. Phone: 727-364-3265
Email the Captain
Visit his Web Site
Display Find-a-Guide Listing


Copyright © 1997-2017, CyberAngler - All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy :: Terms of Use
For Questions and comments please use our Feedback Form
Back to the Top