Captain Woody's Tampa Fishing Charters

Captain Woody's Tampa Fishing Charters Born and raised in Tampa, Capt. Woody developed a passion for fishing as a child and years later, he is still expanding his fishing knowledge base and skill levels. Now with over 50 years of worldwide fishing experience he does everything possible to create an unforgettable and world class fishing adventure.

Captain Woody Gore
Phone: (813) 477-3814
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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: Inshore, Back Country

Saltwater Target Species: 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:

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, itís time for another great summer of fishing. Throughout the wintertime fishing was consistently poor with cold weather, cold water temperatures and high winds. Thankfully itís over and the fishing should pick up as our water temperatures return to normal and the bait shows up on the flats.
Winter Bite is On - Slow is the Key (2010-01-19 16:06:12)
[Tampa,FL] The the fish are starting to eat after last week severe cold snap. Lot's of dead fish, but not as many snook as I thought.
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