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  1. Salty 6wt for Tampa Bay

    Fly Fishing
    I'm looking to add a 6wt for redfishing this fall/winter. Our reds here in Tampa are highly pressured and act more like bonefish, so I'm throwing light and small patterns (#4 and even #6). I'm hoping that by lining down from an 8wt I'll get a softer presentation on those s.o.b.'s. I know this...
  2. About to build saltwater boatworks FRS-15

    Introduce Yourself
    I have been a member of fishing forums and have been lurking here for a bit while i get more knowledge and info before i start the build. I am from the Tampa Bay area. where would you guys recommend getting marine plywood in the Tampa Bay area? i will probably get most of my fiberglass and...
  3. Mosquito bay skiff "buzz" 18k

    Sold/Expired Classifieds
    2011 17'2" Mosquito Bay skiff 2011 Yamaha f70la 170 hours 2017 Ameratrail aluminum trailer 42 max wot/high 20's low 30's at cruise Lenco trim tabs Boat eats chop with a little tab around 4k rpm 12 volt minnkota riptide New batteries 19' stuffy hybrid push pole 6' power pole w/2 remotes (pump...
  4. Getting Redfish To Commit

    Fly Fishing
    Hey guys, Yesterday, I was fly fishing in Tampa Bay with a friend of mine. We had about 6-8 big reds follow the fly then at the last second dart off. We even had one dart off then come back to the fly. I have had this issue many times in the past when fly fishing in Tampa Bay and I would like...
  5. Tampa Bay 12/12

    Fishing Reports
    My most recent Fly Fishing Report for Tampa Bay is posted at https://www.baxterhouse.net/single-post/2018/12/12/Fly-Fishing-Report-for-Tampa-bay Lots of recent info and photos.
  6. Best Sandbars In Tampa Bay

    General Discussion
    Hey guys, Military friend is coming home for Labor Day. We are looking to take him out to a sandbar. We mostly go to Jewfish in AMI however with redtide we are switching it up. Any recommendations for sandbars in Tampa Bay?
  7. Tampa Bay

    Fishing Reports
    Hey guys, Searching for some insight on how Tampa Bay reds are doing right now. Looking to go out with the long rods on Friday and hopefully score some reds on the fly. Areas I typically go to includes, Fort Desoto, Upper Tampa/Old Tampa, Alafia area, Terra Ceia/Miguel's Bay, Sarasota Bay. Thanks!
  8. Terra Ceia/Miguels Bay

    Fishing Reports
    Hey guys, Curious of fishing reports on redfish for Terria Cieia/Miguel's Bay area from now back to the 1st of august. Any redfish being caught and how is water clarity? Thanks!
  9. St Pete and Charlotte harbor

    Florida Gulf Coast
    Can anyone recommend what areas to fish in St Pete and Charlotte harbor?? I'm heading there for a the first time. Just looking for some insight on where to focus for Reds. Any input is appreciated. Thanks for your help.
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