This calendar provides an idea of what is most often caught in the Gulf waters of Central Florida during each month, but is only a rough estimation of Tampa Bay area fishing trends.

West Central Florida Fishing Calendar

Green = Excellent Blue = Good Red = Fair
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Grouper

Mangrove Snapper

Amberjack

Grouper

Mangrove & Mutton Snapper

Amberjack

Triggerfish

Grouper

Mangrove, Mutton, & Lane Snapper

Amberjack

Kingfish

Spanish Mackeral

Tuna

Cobia

Triggerfish

Grouper

All Snapper (Red opens 15th)

Amberjack

Kingfish

Tuna

Spanish Mackeral

Cobia

Triggerfish

Mangrove & Lane Snapper

Kingfish

Red & Mutton Snapper

Amberjack

Tuna

Cobia

Triggerfish

Grouper

Spanish Mackeral

Mahi Mahi

All Snapper

Amberjack

Mahi Mahi

Tuna

Triggerfish

Spanish Mackeral

Grouper

Kingfish

Triggerfish

Cobia

July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
All Snapper

Amberjack

>Mahi Mahi

Triggerfish

Spanish Mackeral

Tuna

Cobia

Grouper

All Snapper

Amberjack

Mahi Mahi

Triggerfish

Spanish Mackeral

Tuna

Cobia

Grouper

Mangrove & Lane Snapper

Spanish Mackeral

Grouper

Amberjack

Red & Mutton Snapper

Kingfish

Triggerfish

Mahi Mahi

Tuna

Kingfish

All Snapper

Spanish Mackeral

Grouper

Amberjack

Triggerfish

Mahi Mahi

Tuna

Grouper

Mangrove & Lane Snapper

Amberjack

Triggerfish

Kingfish

Mahi Mahi

Tuna

Mutton Snapper

Grouper

Mangrove Snapper

Amberjack

Lane & Mutton Snapper

Triggerfish