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Tampa is a major city in Florida and in the county of Hillsborough County. It is on the west coast, central way up the state of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. It’s the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area and general area. The city had a population of 435,709 at the 2011 census and an estimated population of 397,165.

When traveling to Florida and visiting Tampa make sure you experience the great fishing. Why its known for it’s great saltwater fishing in Tampa it has some excellent Tampa bass fishing as well. Beyond the great Florida bass fishing, you truly get to see what West Coast of Florida is all about. Largemouth bass can be caught all year round in numbers and size depending on the location. Lake Tarpon is a man-made lake in West Central Florida of about 3,657 acres. Lake Tarpon is primarily a bass fishing lake because of the abundance of vegetation and natural cover. Big bass love this stumpy, grass lake for all it has to offer and has been known for years to be one of Florida’s best fisheries.

Winter Haven Chain is a 6,460 acre of mutilate lakes that has been designated as a local living area located close to the town of Winter Haven. Just a short drive from the city of Lakeland and Orlando, you truly can experience its unique lakes. It is a natural spring-fed lake system with clear water and depths that exceed 24′ feet in some lakes. So while visiting take the time to enjoy a Tampa fishing trip for the dominant species of largemouth bass.

Tampa Fishing Trip Overview

Trip Core Details:

    • Region: Tampa
    • Duration: 4, 6, 8 & 12 hour
    • Cancellation: 2 days in advance
    • Weather: Full refund if Cancelled
    • Instant Online Confirmation
    • Includes All State Taxes

What’s Included:

  • Cooler, Ice and Bottled water
  • Guided fishing trip
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Photos

Targeted Species:

Largemouth Bass
Crappie (Speck)

What’s not Included:

  • Each participant over age of 16 is required to purchase Florida Fishing License. Approx cost $17.00+ tax
  • Livebait if desired is also additional and is purchased the morning of the trip. (optional)
  • Food, specialty beverages or snacks (Alcohol is permitted)

What You Will Do:

  • Fish the waters of Tampa Florida on a boat fully loaded with high-quality rods, reels, hooks and artificial baits.
  • Drop a line into the world famous bass waters in Tampa Florida with bass, crappie, bluegill and bowfin.
  • Be guided by local lake experts, who lead you to the best spots on the lake and share their knowledge and experiences.
  • Take home a souvenir of your big catch with perfect photos taken by your guide and spread on social media as desired.

Local operator information:

Tampa fishing trip complete operator information, including local telephone numbers for your destination, are included on your Confirmation email. Our Trip Managers select only the most experienced and reliable guides in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Additional Information:

  • Participants are encouraged to bring comfortable shoes, light colored shirt, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.


  • Fishing Chairs
  • GPS & Fishfinder
  • Livebait
  • Life Jackets
  • Catch and Release Allowed
  • Keeping Fish Allowed within State Laws
  • Disabled Accessible

About this Tour:

  • Boat Specs: 20+ ft
  • Boat Capacity: 4 People
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Photos

Fishing Techniques:

  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Livebait
  • Fly Fishing
  • Artificial Lures

Fishing Equipment:

  • Spinning Rods
  • Baitcasting Rods
  • Left & Right Handed
  • Fly Rods (request only)
  • Braid & Mono Line

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