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Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg Fishing Report by Captain Wade Osborne

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Cold Fronts Influence Bait and Fishing
Sunday, November 16, 2014

This time of year live bait can be hard to come by but there are some exceptions. The Skyway Bridge in St. Petersburg holds bait year round, however on some blustery days it can be impossible to catch. Some of the deeper pockets of water in and around the bay hold bait also, but at times, catching it can be hit or miss. Solution, shrimp! There’s not a fish alive that won’t eat a shrimp. That’s why it’s often referred to as the Sara Lee of baits! There are some other distinct advantages to using shrimp. First and foremost, you’ll save valuable fishing time o...  more»


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Corporate/Benefit Tournament Fishing Charters

Corporate Charters Afishionado Guide Services specializes in organizing company outings and corporate tournaments. Multi-boat events require expertise and planning. Tides, location and weather all play an important role.  more >>


Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg Charter Services

Mangrove snook fishing in Tampa Bay. Afishionado Guide Services, a world class outfitter, offers fishing charters on Tampa Bay’s most pristine waters. The waters of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa and Tarpon Springs teem with fish throughout the year and Afishionado Guide Services knows where to be for the very best action in light tackle sport fishing.

Three types of sea-grasses dominate Tampa Bay: shoal, turtle and manatee grass. They help maintain water clarity and provide shelter for bait fish and crustaceans, which in turn attract sea-trout, redfish, snook, cobia and tarpon thus providing excellent charter fishing.

When booking a fishing charter do your comparisons and then select Afishionado Guide Services. Wade Osborne has an outgoing personality and the local expertise to ensure you have the very best fishing expedition. He’s also recognized as one of Tampa Bay’s top producing fishing charter guides. Osborne shares his knowledge of Tampa Bay and its game-fish inhabitants with his clients each time he’s on the water.  more >>

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