Captain Woody's Fishing Charters
Waters We Fish: The Number One Guide Service for Tampa Fishing, St. Petersburg Fishing, Clearwater Fishing, Tarpon Springs Fishing, Bradenton Fishing, and Sarasota Fishing
Types of Fishing: Saltwater, Live Bait, Light Tackle, Inshore, Back Country
Saltwater Target Species: Trout, Shark, Seabass, Pompano, Ladyfish, Kingfish, Jack, Cobia, Catfish, Bluefish, Black Drum, Tarpon, Snook, Snapper, Sheephead, Redfish, Grouper, Flounder, Barracuda

As an experienced professional, Woody is always willing to teach guest how to improve their angling skills. Whether educating children or beginners his approach is always patient and courteous. However, when guiding seasoned anglers, he understands catching is paramount and does everything possible to locate feeding fish. Over the years, thousands of local and vacationing anglers agree his fishing charters are satisfying, educational and always a memorable experience.

Recent Reports:

Fishing Tampa Bay Waters (2019-05-16 14:56:31)

[Tampa,FL] FWC extends red tide fisheries conservation measures extended several fisheries management conservation measures for red drum, snook and spotted seatrout in areas of southwest Florida. Learn more at The closure extension for red drum, snook and spotted seatrout will go into effect May 11 thru 2020 and will apply from the Pasco-Hernando county line south (including all waters of Tampa Bay) through Gordon Pass in Collier County.

Cooling Water Temperatures Turning On The Bite (2017-10-09 09:53:54)

[Tampa,FL] The fall season is slowly approaching. We are welcoming the change as the fishing certainly picks up for snook and redfish.

Fall Fishing Mullet Run (2017-09-26 10:40:54)

[Tampa,FL] The mullet run has been kicked off my Hurricane Irma and we are catching a variety of fish here in Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Fishing Report (2013-11-26 09:55:25)

[Tampa,FL] It's a great time of the year to fish the negative tides of the coming winter months. The low tides force the fish into the low areas making them easier to find. So if you're the adventurous type break out the wader and hit the flats.

Tampa Bay Fishing Report (2010-03-21 10:38:22)

[Tampa,FL] Finally winter is over and spring is here. Now is the time to dig out those rods and reels and check out the boat, it's time for another great summer of fishing. Throughout the wintertime fishing was consistently poor with cold weather, cold water temperatures and high winds. Thankfully it's over and the fishing should pick up as our water temperatures return to normal and the bait shows up on the flats.

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