Category: tarpon springs fishing guide

Incredible Tarpon Fishing

Captain John Fischbach with Absolute Florida Flats Fishing Charters is currently catching tarpon and Tarpon fishing charters with great success within a stones throw from the pickup location. Anglers of all ages and experience can get bent and capture perpetual memories if they can stay tight with the Megalops Atlanticus. Simply turn the handle!! Now… Read more »

Best fishing in Florida right now!!!

Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing a west central Florida Gulf Coast and Big Bend Region fishing guide reports the red fishing is great, trout have been moving and snook are making their way from their winter haunts on out to the flats to their staging areas where they prepare for the full… Read more »

Finest Florida Fishing

There are beautiful skies and bountiful catches to be had here in Florida along with the finest fishing that the west coast has to offer, right here in god’s country of sport fishing with New Port Richey fishing guide, captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing Charters. He can get you so close to… Read more »

Best live bait fishing charters in Florida

The clock has struck! Reports captain John Fischbach, a west central Florida Gulf coast  professional salt water sport fishing guide service, based out of Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey and Hudson, fishing the entire West Coast of Florida, including Boca Grande Pass and Tampa Bay waters. Here in West Central, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties we… Read more »


Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, a personalized charter fishing service, based in New Port Richey, and working surrounding areas of Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, Hudson, New Port Richey, Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Land O’ Lakes, Zephyrhills, St. Petersburg including Boca Grande and the entire west central Florida gulf coast is a long time professional… Read more »

Flats Fishing is GREAT!!!!!

Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing Charters is a long time professional saltwater Sport Fishing Guide Along Florida’s West Central Big Bend Gulf Coast Region around Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties, the trout are in their active winter haunts, along with the ever so popular red drum, Redfish. They are being taken on… Read more »

Absolute Best Fall Fishing

Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, a West Central Florida Gulf Coast-based professional salt water sport fishing guide service reports The best fall fishing is upon us, virtually undetectable to humans, a combination of changes in our weather pattern from summer to fall, includes variable two very noticeable changes in wind direction, also… Read more »


Long Time Tarpon Springs Professional sport fishing Guide charter service owner/operator Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports that Deep Sea and near shore reef fishing has been producing constant Gag Grouper action and lots of family fun and delicious fish to take home (if you choose to) with a lot more meat… Read more »

Pandemonium Cycles out!!!! Fish NOW!!

Captain John Fischbach of A West Central Florida Gulf Coast Charter fishing service, Florida Absolute Florida flatsfishing and Offshore Charters reports that: Mother Nature, from my understanding, not opinion-influenced comment is- “I believe the rainfall currently underway and all to come is Mother Nature’s and Father Times’ perfection, reducing salinity will stop the bloom and… Read more »

Inshore Fishing Dialed In

 Anglers have been releasing huge amounts of different species on each outing, tackle destroying Inshore beasts are becoming more regular. The Gator Spotted Sea Trout are right at the top of our local fishing menu, fish that peel line off as they are heading into the oyster-crusted mangrove root systems along shorelines. Snook are notorious… Read more »


Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, fishing charters on the beautiful expansive Florida Gulf Coast from Tampa Bay to New Port Richey, Hudson, including Clearwater and Tarpon Springs.  These ecosystem friendly saltwater flats stretch for miles and are full of rivers, channels, beaches, barrier islands, spoil islands, backcountry creeks, bayous, mangrove keys and shorelines… Read more »


Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports, “The flats fishing aboard the F/V SPORTSMAN has been too hot to type about! So, in 40 hours from now, the first snapper and Grouper, of the 2021 season will come over the gunwale of the F/V DOUBLE TROUBLE, a 32′ Contender Boats Open model on… Read more »

Family Fun Fishing!!!

Captain John Fischbach a local fishing guide for nearly 25 years now, Has many things to report!! The water temperature has been hanging around 77 degrees, give or take 3 -5 degrees, over the coarse of a day, from civil light to a couple hours before sunset. This past Full moon was the marker of… Read more »


Many Fisherman and women and children alike, come to west Central Florida Gulf Coast to TARPON FISH. ?Why?? We are located in the middle of 3 types of estuaries where all gamefish are located. Rivers- are vacation homes for Tarpon and Snook. Backcountry areas- are like hot tubs to them as the springs pump both… Read more »

Excellent Spring Fishing

Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing and deep sea charters reports: cold fronts continue to fall down to our West Central Florida Region and deliver bone chilling civil light temperatures with 78 degree afternoons, I love Florida, back country fishing and flats fishing is at it’s PEAK for the Spring Fishing Season. Trophy… Read more »


Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports spotted sea trout that are being caught are all top slot and over 20″ fish!, snook are very available as the closure seems to have done the trick, they’re EVERYWHERE AND EATING RELENTLESSLY!!! Redfish are all top slot for the most part of the catches being… Read more »


Capt. John Fischbach Of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, a West Central Florida based Sport fishing Guide service for over 35 years, traveling all around the state of Florida for special requests from his clients, many have a desire to target and catch a certain specie to get those life long lasting, now adays– digital forever… Read more »

The Best Pre-spring fishing is NOW!!!!!

Absolute Florida Flats Fishing will guide first time novice to expert fishermen and women as well as families all with a gentle nature, great attitude, 110% effort for trophy tarpon, snook, red fish, trout and more with heart pounding excitement, acrobatic leaps and long runs. If you are staying in or near our area of… Read more »

Great Winter Fishing Weather

With The water temperature lingering around 66 degrees, The fish are experiencing a true Florida winter, a good one too… these weather patterns keep the fishes feeding cycles consistent, when spring springs, it’s definitely going to SLINGSHOT SPRING INTO ACTION!!!!!! A live well full of pilchards, A moon, ( Dark or Waxed ) all the… Read more »