Captain
Matthew Salgado

Member since June 2015 Tampa, United States
Background
Salty Gillz Fishing Charters is run by Captain Matthew Salgado. A Florida native, he is a 4th generation angler in the Tampa Bay area. The local waters have always been his backyard and he knows them like the back of his hand. Capt. Matthew has successfully taken part in various Redfish tournaments over the past decade, both artificial and live bait series.

Hey, I'm Captain Matthew Salgado

Tampa, United States
Background
Salty Gillz Fishing Charters is run by Captain Matthew Salgado. A Florida native, he is a 4th generation angler in the Tampa Bay area. The local waters have always been his backyard and he knows them like the back of his hand. Capt. Matthew has successfully taken part in various Redfish tournaments over the past decade, both artificial and live bait series.
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Salty Gillz Fishing Charters

13 reviews
Tampa
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Fishing Reports

Great inshore action

June 19, 2017

Inshore fishing has been great to say the least. Lots of male snook to mess around with some hogs mixed in. Once the water warms up we have been hitting the open bay for some snapper action to fill… Read Full Report →


Red red red fish

April 07, 2017

Fishing Reports Salty Gillz Fishing Charters Tampa Bay Fishing report April 2017: Fishing has been fantastic this month and a lot of fun with lots of fish being caught. The primary suspects have been mostly snook with redfish making… Read Full Report →


Now is the time to go fishing

November 11, 2016

As the water cools fish are going to be transitioning into their winter homes. You can targert a nice variety of species this time a year including some trophy snook / trout. The water temp is right and so… Read Full Report →


Summer time heat

June 24, 2016

Summer time heat is here and the bite is great as of the late. Focusing on moving cleaner water has been a success for inshore species. The beaches and passes still showing a number of tarpon still as they… Read Full Report →


The bite is hot!

May 15, 2016

Everything is coming together like it should be this time of year. The tarpon are on the beaches, snook still slamming the flats, and redfish by the numbers. Despite the increase boat traffic there are still plenty of areas… Read Full Report →


Fishing has been great!!!

March 24, 2016

The last Couple of trips have been nothing but fantastic! Fishing is in spring mode and the bait is plentiful. Trips are averaging 20-30 fish a day. Come on out and enjoy!! Read Full Report →


Spring has sprung

March 06, 2016

Spring is here and the fishing couldn't be better. Redfish moving in numbers inside the bay with snook coming out of the back country to play. The scaled sardine is about to pop back onto the flats and will… Read Full Report →


Cobia central

January 21, 2016

Cobia and big jacks are here invading the warmest parts of our bay as the water temps maintain in low 60's. These two great fighting fish make for a wonderful day with some sharks thrown into the mix, not… Read Full Report →


Is it december or july

December 22, 2015

It sure does feel like July out there as we continue to finish up the year. Bite remains good as the fish are pushing more into the back country area which makes the fly angler out of you come… Read Full Report →


land of the giants

November 19, 2015

Snook are getting to their secret haunts for the winter and catching a fish of a lifetime has been pretty consistent all ranging from 30- 42 inches. Redfish are till schooled up in certain areas and makes for a… Read Full Report →


Fall time is here!!

October 03, 2015

Snook and redfish are the stars of the show as of lately. The water temps are cooling and the fish are loving it chewing everything in site before winter. Don't miss out on this fall bite. Read Full Report →


red red red redfish

August 16, 2015

Redfish bite is on fire right now. Schools and schools of redfish have pushed up inside the bay. Now is the time to get your redfish on rather it be a slot fish to eat for dinner or an… Read Full Report →


Summer time is here!

June 04, 2015

The tarpon bite is as good as it gets now with 5 - 10 hookups a trip not uncommon. Schools of redfish are gathering up on the flats making for an awesome site and great fishing day. Snook are… Read Full Report →

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4.87
out of 5 stars from 13 reviews
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Hil D.
Collingswood, NJ
 5.00
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Half day of fishing with Captain Matt

VERIFIED   March 23, 2019
Great day on the water with Captain Matt.  He put is right on some snook and finished the day with some nice reds.
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Tim W.
Sawyer, MN
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Half day with Captain Matthew

VERIFIED   March 17, 2019
One awesome guide! We will keep coming back!
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Joseph S.
Tampa, Florida
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1/2 day trip with cot matt

VERIFIED   November 25, 2017
Matt knows where to find the fish! My two teen sons and I enjoyed a morning catching snook and reds with Matt. He related very...
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Randy S.
Orlando, FL
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3/4 Day with Captain Matt

VERIFIED   April 3, 2018
We had a fantastic time with Captain Matt!  He was great making sure we were taken care of, especially my wife and boys....
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Ann M.
Longwood, Florida
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Morning fishing trip with Captain Matthew

VERIFIED   August 2, 2017
After booking, I was contacted via email and phone call to answer questions and get prepared for charter. Matthew worked hard...
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