Tampa Bay - Mouth of Tampa Bay

Tip of the week 

Dropoff on grass flats are still holding the largest trout. Tailing reds are working the low incoming tide on the flats. Must fish early in the day because of water is hot by noon. The next 4 months are tarpon months.

Seven-day forecast 

Work edge of flats early on in coming tide. Water is crystal clear and warnind up. reds and trout will really start to feed.


Water temps are coming dpwn red fish are in largel schools on the flats. Trout are still in deep drop off on the flats and holding on deep patches of grass.Tarpon are starting to move up in to the bay.

Must Have Flies 
Puglisi Shad Brown/yellow 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Grassett's Deep Flats Bunny green 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
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Clouser Minnow 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
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