Fishing Reports by Captain Tim Whitfield
About The Author:
Company: Swift Fish Charters
Area Reporting: Tarpon Springs , Tampa Bay
Bio: Captainís bio: Capt. Tim was born in Tampa, Florida. He is a third generation Floridian. Fishing has been a way of life for Tim and his family. As a kid Tim fished with his Dad and Uncles for largemouth bass, catching his first trophy fish at the age of 12. Timís Dad and Uncles taught him the basics of tying knots, how to use artificial lures, and how to care for the environment, Timís great uncle Wayne ďBootsĒ Harrison was a tarpon guide in the 1950ís in Boca Grande. Timís son Jake is well on his way to becoming a great fisherman, catching many trophy snook and a 70lb cobia at the age of 10, Jake mates for his dad when school is out and he is not skim boarding or playing football. Tim is licensed (by U.S.C.G.) and certified in C.P.R. and first aid. Currently Tim is sponsored by KARMA rods, and is on the guide programs of pure fishing (Berkley), Power Source Marine, Power Pole and Mercury. Tim, also frequently writes articles for onshore offshore magazine, and the Zephyrhills News. Fishing the waters of Anclote key, Tampa Bay, and Boca Grande. Kids,and multi boat trips are always welcome and trips can be customized to fit any need.
[Tampa,FL] The trout bite was hot this morning, if this is any indication of whats to come HANG ON!
[Tarpon Springs,FL] The YMCA chairty Tournament, out of the Crab Shack on the Cotee River.
[Tampa,FL] Reds and snook are tearing up tackle on the South end of the bay
[Tampa,FL] Gettin it done and home early, nothin wrong with that!