Popular Tampa Fishing Species
Tampa Bay is home to a plethora of popular inshore gamefish. Being the states largest open water estuary with a direct feed from the Gulf of Mexico and coupled with hundreds of freshwater feeds from the coast – Tampa Bay attracts nearly all of the state’s inshore saltwater species. Below we will profile the top 4 favorite of these species, but this is by no means the definitive list. Other species include cobia, snapper, flounder, black drum, sheepshead, spanish mackerel, permit, pompano, and so on – the list is truly endless.