Captain
Jarrod Wallach

Member since September 2019 Ruskin, United States
Background
From as early as I can remember, my dad had me on a boat with a fishing rod in my hands. At first, I was simply excited to have bait on my hook and hang out with my dad. As I grew up the fish got bigger and bigger… and I was hooked! Growing up in New York, we would fish for Fluke, Flounder, Strippers & Cod in the winter. We would also enter the occasional Shark fishing tournament. Fishing was, and still remains, a huge part of my life and it gave my father and me the time we needed to bond, before he unexpectedly left us in 2006. It was always my father’s dream to retire and use his captain's license to open a charter business. Every day, I strive to keep his legacy alive.
Techniques
Since moving to Florida in 2014, I have fished this fishery with friends and competing in local tournaments from King of the Beach, a well known Offshore Kingfish tournament, to a local firefighter charity tournament. My favorite fish to catch in New York was definitely Blue Fish! Pound for pound, the best fight to find. In Florida, my favorite fish has to be Redfish. There is nothing like their hard slam & drag screaming runs. The fish itself is beautiful, and each has different spots. Will your next redfish have 1 giant spot, 2 spots or 10? When on Aquatic Escapes fishing charter, we will be focusing on Tampa Bay fishing. We will target our inshore species of fish (Redfish, Snook, Trout, Snapper, Grouper, Shark, Tarpon). Depending on the time of year, the moon cycle, tides, we can target different fish. Summertime is great for Tarpon, fall for Redfish, winter for Gag Grouper...

Hey, I'm Captain Jarrod Wallach

Ruskin, United States
Background
From as early as I can remember, my dad had me on a boat with a fishing rod in my hands. At first, I was simply excited to have bait on my hook and hang out with my dad. As I grew up the fish got bigger and bigger… and I was hooked! Growing up in New York, we would fish for Fluke, Flounder, Strippers & Cod in the winter. We would also enter the occasional Shark fishing tournament. Fishing was, and still remains, a huge part of my life and it gave my father and me the time we needed to bond, before he unexpectedly left us in 2006. It was always my father’s dream to retire and use his captain's license to open a charter business. Every day, I strive to keep his legacy alive.
Techniques
Since moving to Florida in 2014, I have fished this fishery with friends and competing in local tournaments from King of the Beach, a well known Offshore Kingfish tournament, to a local firefighter charity tournament. My favorite fish to catch in New York was definitely Blue Fish! Pound for pound, the best fight to find. In Florida, my favorite fish has to be Redfish. There is nothing like their hard slam & drag screaming runs. The fish itself is beautiful, and each has different spots. Will your next redfish have 1 giant spot, 2 spots or 10? When on Aquatic Escapes fishing charter, we will be focusing on Tampa Bay fishing. We will target our inshore species of fish (Redfish, Snook, Trout, Snapper, Grouper, Shark, Tarpon). Depending on the time of year, the moon cycle, tides, we can target different fish. Summertime is great for Tarpon, fall for Redfish, winter for Gag Grouper...
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 56 reviews
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Appropriate for children
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JEAN V.
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Fishing trip in August

VERIFIED   Offshore Fishing – Full Day on August 19, 2023
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Jeremy L.
College Grove, TN
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Great Day -

VERIFIED   Inshore Fishing – 4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 28, 2023
Me and my son booked Jarrod to have some fun on the water. Jarrod and his mate were a blast and they put us on Snapper and...
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Michael C.
Wimauma, FL
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Half Day Trip with Capt Jarrod

VERIFIED   Inshore Fishing – 4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 29, 2023
Jarrod was super to us. Took care of everything and found the spot where we landed 3 Snappers and 4 Spanish mackerel! Book...
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Jim M.
Commack, NY
Excellent
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Half day afternoon trip..

VERIFIED   Inshore Fishing – 4 Hour Trip (AM) on May 6, 2023
Captain Jarrod and first mate Ricky Were Great!! Got us on the fish right from the start.. Look forward to...
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Garret B.
Adkins, TX
Excellent
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Fishing with Jarrod

VERIFIED   Inshore Fishing - 4 Hour Trip (AM) on August 4, 2023
Garret B. recommends Aquatic Escapes – East Tampa
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