Tampa Bay - Mouth of Tampa Bay

Tip of the week 

Dropoff on grass flats are still holding the largest trout. Tailing reds are working the low incoming tide on the flats. Must fish early in the day because of water is hot by noon.

Seven-day forecast 

Work edge of flats early on in coming tide. Water will be dirty because of 10 " of rain this week, Rain has stopped, fishing starting to pick back up.


Water temps are still up, but red fish are in large schools on the flats. Trout are still in deep drop off on the flats and holding on deep patches of grass.

Must Have Flies 
Puglisi Shad Brown/yellow 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Grassett's Deep Flats Bunny green 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Lefty's Deceiver 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Clouser Minnow 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Capt. Dan Malzone

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