Tampa Bay Fishing Guide | Fishing Charter Tampa Bay | Tampa Florida
Captain John Paiva
Your Tampa Bay Fishing Guide specializes in light tackle fishing for inshore game fish in Tampa Bay. He is licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard and has fished the waters of Tampa Bay since 1970. Captain John takes pride and gives 110% effort to ensure his guests have a fun, action-filled experience that will create lifetime memories. Capt. John’s patience, professionalism, and intimate knowledge of Tampa Bay waters have enabled him to maintain a NO FISH NO PAY policy.
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A Tampa Bay Fishing Charter on the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay with Tampa Fishing Guide Capt. John Paiva. Redfish, Snook, and Trout are the most common species of game fish caught when fishing Tampa Bay. It’s not uncommon to catch an Inshore slam” which includes a Redfish, a Snook, and a Trout in one day. Read More...
23’ Dorado tower boat “ Funny Feeling”. Based out of Apollo Beach. Captain John Paiva fishes from north Tampa Bay to south of the Skyway Bridge, depending on the targeted species, time of year, and weather conditions..Read More...
What To Bring
* Sun Protection
* Jacket or Long sleeved Shirt
* Food & Drinks (Alcohol is Permitted)
Capt. John will supply everything else Including Ice, Fishing License, Termail Bait Quality Rods, Reels and Tackle! Read More...
Come enjoy the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay, in the great state of Florida!
Capt John: Thanks again, Avery and I had a great time fishing with you, I’ve already recommended you to some friends in the Tampa area… Thanks Sean
Capt. John, Just wanted to say that we had a great time. We enjoyed your putting us on some fish and making sure that all of us had a chance to catch some Snook. Enjoyed the conversation and laughs too. You can tell anyone needing a reference, that we would highly recommend you!Bob, David and James
Capt. John Thank you again for an awesome fishing trip! We had such a great time.Luke, Robyn and Aiden DepnerAppleton, WI