If you haven’t been fishing around here, then you’re in for a real treat. Inshore, offshore, spear, pier, wade, kayak, bridge, family-friendly or party boat—it’s all here to try out. All along the coastline, you’ll find reputable fishing charters that can hook you up (no pun intended) with just about any kind of trip you’re looking for. This is a great time for fishing fans (and foodies, too) to come to St. Pete/Clearwater: Grouper Week is here, July 26 - August 4.
St. Pete/Clearwater is its own peninsula, with the Gulf of Mexico on the western shore and Tampa Bay to the east. That means there’s fish to be had just about anywhere, anytime, though spring and fall are the busiest times of the year. Snook, redfish, spotted sea trout, grouper and Spanish mackerel are just some of the species you’ll find in our beautiful waters. Choose where to go fishing from these fishing hot spots. Before you set off, check out our 5 tips for an awesome fishing trip and have a great day fishing on the water!
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