Fishing Reports by Captain Steve Betz

About The Author:

Company: Fishing Tampa

Area Reporting: Tampa

Bio: I have been fishing the Tampa Bay area waters for over 30 years. My specialty is redfish,snook,and trout along with targeting shallow water grouper,tarpon and sharks.

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March Fishing Tampa Bay (3/20/2012)
[Tampa,FL] Fishing in Tampa Bay has been very productive so far in the month of March. Quality fish have been landed on light tackle.
Mid January 2011 Report (1/17/2011)
[Tampa,FL] When most of the country is frozen over we are busy catching fish in Tampa, Florida.
2011 A New Year of fishing (1/01/2011)
[Tampa,FL] Its a New Year for fishing Tampa Bay.Capt. Steve Betz is a full time fishing guide servicing Tampa,Clearwater and St. Petersburg.
The weather is beautiful the fishing is awesome (11/02/2010)
[Tampa,FL] The weather in Tampa has been beautiful and the fishing has been awesome. Keeping rods bent and drags screaming has been the name of the game.
There is a variety of fish to be caught in Tampa Bay (6/17/2010)
[Tampa,FL] As a Tampa Bay fishing guide finding a variety of fish to catch is what it is all about. Tarpon,Trout and Black Drum make for some good action this summer.
Tampa Bay spring time fishing is heating up. (3/25/2010)
[Tampa,FL] After a long winter spring is here. The fishing is really heating up!
12/13/09 Foggy fishing (12/14/2009)
[Tampa,FL] On a very foggy morning the plan had to change. Making way in low visibility makes for unsafe conditions.
Trout, Reds and Snook in Tampa Bay - It's All Good! (11/17/2009)
[Tampa,FL] With the cooler water temps in Tampa Bay the flats and backwater fishing has really turned on. We have been catching good numbers of trout,redfish and snook.
Tampa Bay and Flats Fishing (10/19/2009)
[Tampa,FL] My last few charters have produced a mixed bag of fish. My clients were all happy to take a few fish home for dinner.
Schooling Redfish Tampa Bay North (9/29/2009)
[Tampa,FL] The Redfish bite has been outstanding!Rods have been staying bent with these bulldogs of the sea.
Patience is key (11/12/2008)
[Tampa,FL] With the cooling temps and fish making there transitions patience is the key.
Mixing it up (10/19/2008)
[Tampa,FL] It was a lot of fun this week mixing up the fishing. The cooling weather and calm waters made for some comfortable and productive trips.
Snook and more snook (10/06/2008)
[Tampa,FL] The snook fishing in upper Tampa Bay is just getting better and better. Things should really start turning on as the waters cool.
Fishing the high tide times. 9/12/08 (9/12/2008)
[Tampa,FL] The redfish fish bite is just off the chain. Fish from 24 to 30 inches in the 6 to 9 pound range are eating good!
Redfishing (9/06/2008)
[Tampa,FL] Sometimes its nice to get out and not have the pressure on you to produce. Today was one of those days.
Variety of fish make it exciting (8/30/2008)
[Tampa,FL] There has been a nice variety of fish to be caught this last week.Thats makes the days that much more exciting.
Snook and sharks mix up. (8/08/2008)
[Tampa,FL] Today we mixed it up putting snook and sharks both to the boat.
Beat the Heat! (8/07/2008)
[Tampa,FL] Early morning fishing is key to beating the hot Florida heat