Captain John has been in numerous local newspaper articles and has won many local fishing tournaments. John is also a member of The Florida Coastal Conservation Association and the Florida Guides Association.
Come enjoy 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.
Tampa Fishing Guide Capt., John Paiva will target the fish that are biting to maximize the enjoyment of your Fishing Charter. Redfish fishing in Tampa peaks in mid to late spring and again in mid to late fall. Trout fishing in Tampa Bay is best in the cooler months although many large trout have been caught on fishing charters in late spring and early fall. Snook fishing is best during mid spring to early summer. A variety of other species such as Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Mackerel, Kingfish, Flounder and more are caught while fishing in Tampa.
Captain John provides license, bait, tackle (top of the line rods and reels), ice and water. Clients are encouraged to bring their own food and drinks (alcohol is permitted). Come enjoy the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay with Captain John Paiva and feel free call or e mail.
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