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Absolute Florida Flats Fishing Charters with local saltwater fishing guides, Capt. John Fischbach has been a fishing guide service on the West Central FL Gulf Coast for over 23 years, running over 4,000 fishing charters on the beautiful expansive Florida Gulf Coast from Tampa Bay to New Port Richey, 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 dotted with oyster bars and shell points with numerous bird life that indicates there is plenty of predator gamefish bait right there.  This is the inshore flats and backcountry fishing of the West Central FL Gulf Coast shallow water inshore fishing excitement.  Whether you’re tarpon fishing, snook fishing redfishing, trout fishing and more or going for the inshore fishing slam (snook, redfish, trout in the same day) all on light tackle spinning, LIVE BAIT, artificial bait's of all kind. While skinny water flats fishing you will be aboard either a shallow draft tournament rigged state of the art charter boat the 18’8” Silverking Grande Master super silent poling skiff or a Marauder Marine Avenger 24. While on Reef/Wreck/Trolling charters from 10 miles to 150 miles offshore you will be aboard our Contender Boats 32' open with second upper station. Our private charter fishing trips of 1 to 6 persons per boat include all fishing license's and permit's, bait, tackle, and a cooler full of ice and spring water, all top of the line equipment, full electronics and cellular service,  all USCG inspected, licensed and insured.  We have great year round fishing on the West Central Florida Gulf Coast with an amazing number of saltwater sportfish species as mentioned above as well as Spanish Mackeral, kingfish, Florida flounder, cobia, grouper, snappers and more on our fishing guide service charters.  To begin your ADVENTURE call 727-376-8809.  GOOD YEAR ROUND FISHING !!!  

To Catch A Memory Call  727-376-8809  or 727-364-3265  Book Now !

Absolute Florida Flats Fishing Charters will guide first time novice to expert fishermen and women as well as families with a (1-6 person) capacity, for a nice long 1/2, 3/4 or full day fishing charter or just ask about our extended fishing trips,  for group's of  7 to 30 or more  person's we use multiple Boat's and Captain's, to give everyone the best flat's and offshore fishing experience possible, all seasoned veterans with excellent equipment.  All with a gentle nature, great attitude, 110% effort for trophy tarpon, snook, red fish, trout and more on light-tackle with heart pounding excitement, acrobatic leaps and long runs.  If you are staying in or near our area of New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and Tampa, we are your guides and only up to a 30 minute drive to our marina or launch ramp from the farthest locale!  Capt. John Fischbach is very successful Florida Flats Fishing guide for clients. Rates are very comparable to all full-time fishing guides in the area and vary depending on the length of trip (half to full day), inshore charter, nearshore charter, offshore, Florida Middle Grounds charters and number of persons (1-6) in your private fishing charter. Call us and let’s book a fishing memory!   727-364-3265    BOAT PHONE.....

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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 […]

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HUGE trout bite is every cast
HUGE trout bite is every cast

Captain John Fischbach of Absolute Florida Flats Fishing, a professional saltwater sport fishing guide service is your Charter service you’ve been looking for. Remember when I pull up to the dock to pick you up that most of the time, my 3 charter boats are immaculate. If it seems like a WORK BOAT, it is. Each boat is worked hard and long, I go through professional deck hands quite frequently, maintenance is perpetual. I have an open account at the local family owned and operated boat do it all shop. They know to keep me goin and I’ll always have something I don’t always have time to repair myself. 2 new Power poles and a new trolling motor next week – tools of the trade eventually become non-repairable and sponsors like when their new products are on my boats, so….. TROUT!!! they are biting anything that twitches the right way. LETS FISH THIS WINTER OUT, FILL THE BOOK AND GETT’R DUNE!!! 727-364-3265 OR FILL OUT THE CONTACT FORM BELOW, IT RINGS DIRECTLY TO MY PHONE, PLEASE INCLUDE A GOOD PHONE NUMBER. TIGHT LINES AND SCREAMING DRAGS!!!

Now Booking The 2021 Absolute Best Months Of Giant Tarpon Season Where The Florida Tarpon Fishing Is Next To None!!!

Florida Giant tarpon on the saltwater flats and backcountry of Boca Grande, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Orlando, and the Disney area. Learn all about Tarpon life, to the charter secrets of Florida Saltwater Sport Fishing Guide, Captain John Fischbach. Whether you are a Fly guy, or girl, a conventional gear Sportsman or super […]

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