The Big 3

At On The Mark Charters our specialty is chasing big snook and redfish. It’s Captains Steven’s passion hunting two of Tampa Bay’s premiere game fish on local flats and numerous Mangrove Islands. Make no bones about snook and redfish are labeled glamour species for several reasons. They can be fickle, evasive and at times next […]

TAMCO Foundation Event

The TAMCO Grand Slam tournament was last week and Captain Steven had the pleasure of being invited along with a great group of Captains. West Shore Yacht Club was Tournament headquarters and the launch site for 50 boats. The day started looking for bait on the Skyway Bridge, upon arrival I was greeted by winds […]

Windy Tampa Bay

With spring running 4 weeks behind schedule look for Mackerel and Trout to be Tampa Bay’s best and most consistent bite. Snook have not begun their journey out of the rivers out to the mangrove islands and flats. Redfish have been easier to locate but hard to get to chew. Target Mackerel and Trout and […]

Mixed Bag Tampa Bay

Thursday morning I had the pleasure of welcoming 4 rookie anglers Russ, Betsy daughter Maddie and her friend Nicole. We ran to the grass flats off Tarpon Key looking to get on the spotted sea trout action. We quickly deployed four rods with floats and live shrimp only have nothing happen. This spot has been […]

Mack attack Tampa Bay

Late afternoons are beautiful this time of year. Tampa Bay waters warm into the lower 70’s creating ideal conditions to get on the Mack attack! There back yep Mackerel are here and the numbers are growing rapidly. Mackerel to 26″ are gorging on glass minnows and inhaling most any shiny fast moving lures. The bulk […]