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The Weekly Cold Front

Capt.Rich Knox longtime fishing guide and fishing charter captain on the West Central Florida Gulf Coast including New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and Tampa Bay reports with the weekly cold fronts rolling through, the cooler weather has dropped the water temperatures into the mid-50’s to 60*F. these fronts usually roll through from the NW and… Read more »

Cooler Weather Arriving

                                 Longtime, New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs Fishing Guide ,  Capt. Rich Knox of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports with the cooler weather and fronts rolling through our area weekly, the big Gator Sea Trout are beginning to move into the flats from Clearwater right on up the coast to Tarpon Springs and New Port Richey,… Read more »

Inshore Flats Slam Time

Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey, Clearwater,  fishing guide service Absolute Florida Flats Fishing is reporting great success on the inshore flats and the near shore flats, the Snook, Red fish, spotted Sea Trout are in migration mode, traveling and following the massive schools of the new returning bait (pilchard)  school’s. All species have the feed bag on… Read more »

Snook Season Opens

Tarpon Springs fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox of longtime Fishing guide service,  Absolute Florida Flats Fishing says the opening of the fall Snook fishing season began on September 1st, most fish with the warm water temperatures are still around the beach’s and barrier islands. Snook of all sizes from big oversize 34″ plus fish to… Read more »

July, August Fishing Report

Tarpon Springs fishing guide service,  Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, fishing reports for  inshore flats fishing from Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs and New Port Richey has been good in the early morning hours, before the sun get’s straight up.  Fishing Charters leaving at 7 AM to 7:30 AM are catching small Tarpon, Trout, Snook, Redfish and many Jack… Read more »

Snook Beach Fishing on Fire

Tarpon Springs fishing guide, Capt.Rich Knox, of ABSOLUTE FLORIDA FLATS FISHING a guide service on the West Central Gulf Coast of Florida, serving New Port Richey, Clearwater and Tarpon Springs inshore flats fishing reports excellent catch and release big breeding Snook in and around the barrier islands. this week Capt. Rich had the pleasure of… Read more »

Spring Weather Beginning to Settle

Tarpon Spring’s fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, reports the spring regular weather has or at least look’s like it is going to level out, and get into it’s normal pattern’s. April is always a windy month but we’ve had so much high (mph) and westerly northwesterly winds with water getting dirty… Read more »

Spring has Sprung

Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey and Clearwater flats fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox reports flats fishing charters have taken off for many species now that the first school’s of migratory bait fish (pilchards) have begun to show up.  “Sardines” or “Greenback’s’  as they are commonly called attract the attention of big Snook, Redfish, Spotted Sea… Read more »

Red Hot Trout and Redfish, Snook Anyday Now

Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox of the longtime well known fishing guide service “Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports excellent catch’s of very nice Spotted Sea Trout, Red-fish on recent fishing charters, limiting out most day’s ! We finally have settled into a normal weather pattern for this time of year…. Read more »

Winter Fishing Techniques

                                                          Tarpon Springs fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, a longtime fishing guide service 20 + years serving New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs and the Clearwater and surrounding area reports with the coldest temperatures (air and water) of the year the fish have become a little lethargic, but they still bite with… Read more »

Spotted Sea Trout Season

Tarpon Spring’s fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox, of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing report’s very good Spotted Sea Trout fishing, running fishing charters in the New Port Richey to Clearwater inshore fishing barrier island’s and vast pothole laden grass flats that run the entire main-shoreline of the West central Fl. gulf Coast. Winter has finally arrived with… Read more »

Constant Changing Fishing Pattern’s

, Tarpon Spring’s, New Port Richey Fl. Fishing guide service Absolute Florida Flat’s Fishing report’s,the cold fronts are starting to roll in so look for a change in fishing patterns. Try to plan your trips the day before or even the day of the front and two or three days after for best results. Also… Read more »

The Common Cold Front

                                             Tarpon Spring’s fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, inshore fishing charters New Port Richey, Palm Harbor and Tarpon springs, with the cold fronts becoming more common (weekly)  and the water temperature falling into the mid  60’s to 70 degree range the Spotted Sea Trout will start to get red-hot. The… Read more »

Summer Like Great Fall Fishing

Tarpon Spring’s fishing guide service, Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports very good breeder sized Redfish in and around area pass’s and grass flats in the New Port Richey to Clearwater FL. Redfish from 27″ to 34″ and up to 17lb. are moving in for the fall spawning activities that occur on the shallow inshore fishing flats…. Read more »

. Fall Fishing Report

  Tarpon Springs fishing guide Capt.Rich Knox of longtime Gude Service Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports with the shorter day’s and the sun slowly moving to the south coupled with a few inch’s of rain,  water temperatures are now in the mid to lower  80’s. The big spawning Redfish are beginning to show up in a… Read more »

Snook Season and Fall Fishing

Absolute Florida Flats Fishing,  a fishing guide service serving the West central Florida gulf coast area of Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey, and Clearwater reports the inshore fall fishing season is about to bust open.  The migratory spawn baitfish (pilchards)  are filling all of the beachs and inshore fishing flats. The bait that’s returning in… Read more »

Nearshore Fishing Seem’s Best

     Tarpon Springs Fishing guide Capt. Rich Knox of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports very good catch’s of Red grouper, Gag grouper, White Snapper, cobia and more on the nearshore Reef’s and Wreck’s, recent trips from 25′ to 37′ have been providing good action, start by finding a nice break in the bottom that the… Read more »

Flat’s Fishing Remains Hot

    Tarpon Springs fishing guide’s and fishing charters, Absolute Florida Flats Fishing with Capt. Rich Knox and company, (areas best local fishing guides) have been providing clients with outstanding Snook fishing, Trout fishing,  Tarpon fishing and more on our recent inshore fishing charters !  Big breeder Snook are in the beach swash channel’s and pass’… Read more »

Inshore Flats Fishing Excitement

      Tarpon Springs Fishing guide Capt. Rich Knox of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing reports inshore fishing excitement is to be had with water temperatures approaching 80*F, snook fishing, Red-fishing, Trout fishing have all been very good as long as the tide is flowing, if you had a fish fry in mind there are still good… Read more »