Tampa Bay Area Fishing

Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, & Tarpon Springs Flats Fishing Charters.
Come enjoy some incredible inshore fishing for redfish, snook, trout, tarpon and more!

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About Capt. Mark

Welcome to Hotfish Charters! Home of the hottest saltwater fishing in the area!

Capt. Mark Crawford is a Florida born native based out of Palm Harbor, Florida and has been fishing our local waters for over 20 years. Capt. Mark specializes in both inshore and offshore fishing in and around West Central Florida (Tampa, Clearwater, Palm Harbor, and Boca Grande), with services that offer the best fishing for what the season dictates.

Inshore species include Snook, Redfish, and Trout.

Offshore species include Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish and Cobia.

During the months of May and June, you can find Capt. Mark fishing the waters of Boca Grande Pass, catching the world famous Tarpon, one of the premier game fish in the world.

Hotfish Charters is a full service guide experience and is USCG licensed and insured. Capt. Mark offers the latest tackle and provides live bait, licenses, cleaning/packaging of fish and a cooler full of ice. Book your trip today to experience nonstop, rod bending action!

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