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Common St. Petersburg Fish Species Questions


What kind of fish are in St. Petersburg?

St. Petersburg, Florida, is home to a diverse range of fish species, including snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, grouper, and more, thanks to its location along the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. Precision Backcountry Charters, as a specialized charter company in the area, offers anglers the chance to target and catch these various fish species through expert-guided fishing trips, ensuring an unforgettable and successful fishing experience.


What ocean is St. Petersburg on?

St. Petersburg is located on the west coast of Florida, along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Precision Backcountry Charters operates in this area, taking advantage of the Gulf's rich marine ecosystem to provide anglers with exceptional fishing opportunities and experiences.


What fish are biting in St Pete?

The fish biting in St. Pete can vary depending on the time of year, but common species to catch include snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, and grouper. Precision Backcountry Charters, being a specialized charter company in the area, has extensive knowledge of the local fishing patterns and can guide anglers to the best spots and techniques to ensure a successful and enjoyable fishing trip.


A Precision Backcountry Charters Fishing Charter targets the top St. Petersburg Fish species including Snook (Also Called Common Snook, Sergeant Fish, Thin Snook), Tarpon (Also Called Silver King, Silverfish, Sábalo ), Gag Grouper (Also Called Charcoal Belly, Velvet Rockfish, Grouper ), Grey Snapper (Also Called Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper ), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), King Mackerel (Also Called Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel ), Sheepshead (Also Called Convict Fish, Sheephead ), Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout). We primarily Fish the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, Long Bayou, Mullet Key Bayou, Lake Maggiore, Butterfly Lake, Crescent Lake, Leslee Lake, Round Lake, Lake Disston, Mirror Lake, Eagle Lake, Pasadena Lake, Lake Sheffield, Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, Clearwater Harbor, Hillsborough River, Safety Harbor, Flint Creek, Cow House Creek, McKay Bay, Long Bayou, Rice Creek, Lake Seminole, Lake Maggiore, Lake Tarpon Canal, Cow Branch, Saint Joes Creek, Double Branch, Alligator Lake, Walsingham Reservoir, Taylor Lake, Lake Chautauqua, Harbor Lake, Jerry Lake, Beckett Lake, Lake Bellevue, Sawgrass Lake, Butterfly Lake, Crescent Lake, Boat Bayou, Blue Heron Lake, Crest Lake, Blossom Lake, Lake Lucille, Lake Patricia, Mirror Lake, Lake Citrus, Leslee Lake, Lake Kersky, Sunny Lake, The Pond, Eagle Lake, Pasadena Lake, Keene Lake, Lake Sheffield, McKee Lake, Round Lake, Pralls Lake, Equus Meadow Pond, Lake Carol, Hobart Lake, Lake Disston.