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Top Redfish Fishing Charters in Tampa

Redfish

  • Size 3 to 12lbs
  • Food Value Good
  • Game Qualities Good
  • Habitats Inshore, Nearshore, Flats, Backcountry

Redfish Fishing in Tampa

Redfish are present in the Tampa Bay throughout the year, with peak populations following the annual arrival of schools of mullet in early March and additionally resurging again in September to spawn.

Reds in the Bay may be considered juveniles, as they hide out in these shallow waters until maturity, when they venture offshore. However, they are still great game to go after and will put up a fight. They can be caught in the same places as snook, trout and other flats fish.

Captain Sean with Southern Outdoor Sportsmen can show you the best Redfish spots.

Redfish

  • Size 3 to 12lbs
  • Food Value Good
  • Game Qualities Good
  • Habitats Inshore, Nearshore, Flats, Backcountry

Tampa Redfish Fishing Seasons

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Seasonality

Redfish fishing in Tampa varies slightly throughout the year. High season is March to April and September to November. Low season is January to February, May to August and December. There is no closed season.

What People Are Saying About Redfish Fishing in Tampa

"3/4 day with captain Bucky "

Timothy Aeilts fished with Bag’em Fishing Charters on February 20, 2019

Had a great day fishing the flats with captain Bucky. Caught Redfish and Snook on a beautiful Florida day. Captain Bucky was a great fisherman and a great all around guy. Good fishing and good conversation made the highlight of my vacation. I highly recommend Bag em fishing Charters and Captain Bucky.

"Amazing Day on the water with Captain Eric"

Brian Whirlow fished with Tampa Bay Flats Fishing on February 2, 2017

Captain Eric put us on the fish! in 1 day we caught 22 Snook with 8 being over slot Monsters. after we slayed the Snook we went out in search of Some Reds and Trout and again Captain Eric put us on the fish. at the end of the day we all got our Slam and had a day that will not be forgotten. If you want to catch monster Snook, Trout, and Redfish this is the guy to book.

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