Jawbreaker's Tampa Area Fishing Reports

Are you asking yourself, how many fish will I catch? Or does Jawbreaker Fishing know where the best spots to catch grouper are? If you find yourself asking those questions, or ones related, check out our fishing reports below.

We talk about what fish we catch on our charters, our predictions and what to expect when you go on a fishing charter with us in the Gulf of Mexico. Feel free to comment on your favorite fishing reports as you read through them!

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Fishers of men

Fishers of men

7/20/2017 11:23:00 AM

That's one way to describe our faithful crew from a recent fishing charter out of sunny St.Petersburg, Florida. Just a bunch of really good guys enjoying an awesome day of fishing would be...


Sport fishing the best of Tampa Bay

Sport fishing the best of Tampa Bay

7/11/2017 5:21:00 PM

Sportfishing in Tampa Bay and the West Central Coast of Florida is really heating up. If you have ever wanted to tustle with the big game sea monsters that the Tampa Bay area has to offer...now is...


Deep sea fishing fun in Tampa Bay

Deep sea fishing fun in Tampa Bay

5/15/2017 8:22:00 AM

Looking to book an offshore, deepsea fishing charter in the St.Pete Beach area...look no further! Jawbreaker fishing charters is rocking the house with non-stop fishing action and incredible...


Cheers to good fishing

Cheers to good fishing

4/3/2017 8:19:00 AM

The Tampa Bay area and offshore deep sea fishing is in full effect right now. Our fishing charters have been leaving St.Pete Beach at 7 a.m. and returning 4-6 hours later with a full days catch!...


Miller Time fishing St Pete Beach

Miller Time fishing St Pete Beach

3/7/2017 4:56:00 PM

Fishing the nearshore and offshore waters of St.Pete Beach has been very productive these days for the Jawbreaker fishing crew. Our charters have been experiencing non-stop catches utilizing...


Hog fish fishing off St Pete Beach

Hog fish fishing off St Pete Beach

2/15/2017 8:27:00 AM

Fishing for the elusive Hogfish in the Tampa Bay area has become the 'new thing' for all offshore anglers to take a swing at. Actually quite a few local Captains and other avid anglers have been...


Boss Hog

Boss Hog

1/18/2017 9:15:00 AM

His real name is Michael, but on that fine day of fishing the Jawbreaker...he was simply Boss Hog. Not only did he put 3 of the targeted species, Hogfish, in the box but 3 nice Flounder to boot....


A farewell to Kings

A farewell to Kings

12/16/2016 9:11:00 AM

Catching big King fish is just something we do on the Jawbreaker, and our clients were more than excited about this bad boy, but I still scratch my head and say, 'why not on tournament...


Deep Sea fishing frenzy near St Pete Beach

Deep Sea fishing frenzy near St Pete Beach

11/20/2016 7:46:00 AM

Keith Micoli is not new to sport fishing in Tampa Bay,and he is not new to St.Pete Beach either...as a matter of fact, Keith is a 3 time repeat on the Jawbreaker, and he keeps coming back for a...


Holy Mackerel

Holy Mackerel

10/20/2016 8:57:00 AM

When Cherie Spraker sets her sights on a trophy fish she goes big...and after 2 days in a row of fishing bliss, I can say that we sent the Sprakers back to New York with lots of big memories, and...


Just what the Doctors ordered

Just what the Doctors ordered

9/18/2016 11:07:00 AM

Everyone deserves to take a break from their professional life and just go fishing, well that's exactly what Drs. Amy and Jay Menon of St.Petersburg did...and they did it Jawbreaker...


Salts of the Earth

Salts of the Earth

8/15/2016 8:44:00 AM

I don't know how to better describe Raymond Arias and his awesome crew, who recently had an epic trip fishing on board the Jawbreaker. From the first time I met Ray and his good friend Manny,...


Cudas Cobias Kings oh my

Cudas Cobias Kings oh my

7/30/2016 8:51:00 AM

The past several weeks have been all about sport fishing offshore St.Pete Beach and the Tampa Bay area. From Pass-a-grill on St.Pete Beach all the way up to Clearwater Beach there have been good...


King fishing Tampa Bay

King fishing Tampa Bay

7/6/2016 8:37:00 PM

King fishing is hotter than a barrel of fire in the Tampa Bay/St.Petersburg region...right now!!..Go figure, with water temps hitting 90 degrees plus, in the nearshore waters of Tampa Bay and...


Summertime Kings

Summertime Kings

7/4/2016 8:26:00 AM

Just like the title says...it's Summertime and the King fish bite is red hot just offshore St.Pete Beach and Tampa Bay. With massive schools of Spanish sardines and cigar minnows flowing in to the...


Grand slam offshore fishing adventure

Grand slam offshore fishing adventure

5/26/2016 8:32:00 AM

Fishing offshore in the Tampa/St.Petersburg area is almost always good, and often times great, but last week's offshore adventure with Kevin Whildin and crew was borderline spectacular! We're...


Back in Tampa Bay for a hot King fish bite

Back in Tampa Bay for a hot King fish bite

5/17/2016 9:33:00 AM

The last time we met, Bob Kovatch and crew had a bang 'em up time on the Jawbreaker fishing vessel-fishing for Grouper just a few miles West of St.Pete Beach. It was a bucket list item, for...


Fantastic fishing from St Pete Beach

Fantastic fishing from St Pete Beach

4/25/2016 9:07:00 AM

Just what the title implies..fishing near or offshore St.Pete Beach has been fantastical, if that's a word. If you are reading this and staying anywhere near the St.Pete Beach area, you might want...


Weeren for a great Tampa fishing charter

Weeren for a great Tampa fishing charter

4/15/2016 8:26:00 AM

Quality deep sea fishing charters near St.Pete Beach are few and far in between, but Rob Weeren has found one that he obviously believes in-and Jawbreaker fishing charters is always glad to have...


Loss of a legend part 4

Loss of a legend part 4

4/7/2016 8:37:00 AM

As I sit here this morning, watching the wind bend the trees and listening to a steady rain, I have a hard time choosing what to say more about Jon West. He was a friend, a teacher, and an...


Loss of a Legend part 3

Loss of a Legend part 3

3/31/2016 8:54:00 AM

I guess you could say in my world, my fishing world, the Fall season of 2010 was the start of a new era. Fishing side by side with Jon West, on a daily basis, was somewhere I never imagined...


Loss of a Legend part 2

Loss of a Legend part 2

3/22/2016 9:02:00 AM

In October of 2010 Jawbreaker fishing charters was almost 7 years old, and about to be taken to the next level...compliments of Jon West.

After placing an ad on Craigslist, looking for 'an...


Loss of a Legend part 1

Loss of a Legend part 1

3/19/2016 9:10:00 AM

Last week, March 11, we lost a dear friend and the Tampa Bay fishing community lost a true legend. Jon West was a very young 46 years of age when he lost a year long battle with cancer, and even...


Runaway Grouper in the Gulf

Runaway Grouper in the Gulf

3/11/2016 8:07:00 AM

It seems that the Gag Grouper population in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico are in very good shape. This past week we fished several charters in the 35-50 foot range and just could not...


1 fish 2 fish Redfish Lu fish

1 fish 2 fish Redfish Lu fish

1/14/2016 8:40:00 AM

It's always nice seeing familiar faces on the Jawbreaker fishing boat, and fishing with the Lu family is always a nice way to start the new year...or should I say, Lu year? Oh, and the fact that...


Summertime fishing in December

Summertime fishing in December

12/29/2015 8:35:00 AM

The big topic this year has been seriously warm weather, and on Florida's West Coast-the big topic has been seriously hot fishing! That's right, King fish, Barracudas, Sharks, Mackerel and the...


Kings of the Beach

Kings of the Beach

12/4/2015 8:19:00 AM

Well, we didn't exactly earn that title this time around, but it would seem to be a good fit after the last 6 weeks of absolute King fish bliss...on the beach! And this...


King fish crazy near Johns Pass

King fish crazy near Johns Pass

10/26/2015 8:28:00 AM

They're back...the King fish have arrived for the annual Fall run and the numbers look great! From Clearwater Beach to John's Pass and down to St.Pete Beach, fishing has been normal but the...


Last minute Red Grouper grab

Last minute Red Grouper grab

10/14/2015 8:38:00 AM

Red Grouper have been "over-fished", once again, and because of this the National Marine Fishery Service have closed Red Grouper to harvest for recreational anglers starting Oct.8. Well, at least...


Happy clients happy Cappy

Happy clients happy Cappy

9/28/2015 9:06:00 AM

When a guy gets on my charter boat with a special request...and then we make it happen, well let me tell you there is no better feeling, but to make that dream come true 5 times on a 4...


Snapper Time

Snapper Time

9/4/2015 8:35:00 AM

Snapper fishing the offshore and nearshore waters of St.Pete Beach and Tampa Bay is on fire right now. If you have the light tackle, and a somewhat experienced hand, you will find Snapper success...


Fishing for trophies offshore Madeira Beach

Fishing for trophies offshore Madeira Beach

8/27/2015 8:42:00 AM

Big fish fishing just offshore Indian Rocks Beach all the way down to St.Pete Beach is underway, and in full effect. Last Wednesday's 6 hour fishing charter landing us right in the middle-Madeira...


Best Dolphin and sightseeing boat on St Pete Beach

Best Dolphin and sightseeing boat on St Pete Beach

8/13/2015 8:27:00 AM

Searching for the best Dolphin watch, sight seeing or sunset cruise on St Pete Beach? Well search no more...Jawbreaker fishing charters is not only known for targeting and catching big fish in the...


Weather or not to go fishing in Tampa Bay

Weather or not to go fishing in Tampa Bay

8/1/2015 8:54:00 AM

Charter fishing in Tampa Bay and St.Pete Beach is not for the light-hearted. With Summertime weather patterns in full effect it can be difficult knowing how, when and why to cancel, or delay a...


Big fish fishing out of Johns Pass

Big fish fishing out of Johns Pass

6/22/2015 9:18:00 AM

Just 9 miles out of John's Pass on Madeira Beach, Florida is home to some world-class sportfishing, and Jawbreaker fishing charters have made a career out of showing good folks like the Frates all...


Fishing the Bay straight out of Bell

Fishing the Bay straight out of Bell

6/9/2015 7:58:00 AM

Chris Greene is the man, and when it comes to throwing an offshore deep sea fishing bachelor party...he knew just who to call, Jawbreaker fishing charters at your service!!..

These guys...


The young guns of team Jawbreaker fishing

The young guns of team Jawbreaker fishing

5/7/2015 8:37:00 AM

It really doesn't happen often that Jawbreaker fishing charters gets stood up for an offshore adventure, but, like my good friend Mike Irwin says..."you'll have that." So we decided to make some...


Hot Tuna offshore St Pete Beach

Hot Tuna offshore St Pete Beach

4/26/2015 8:36:00 AM

Fishing in, on, off or near St.Pete Beach just keeps getting better...it really doesn't matter where you go right now, the fishing is hot! I guess I should say inshore, onshore, offshore...


Going solo on the big Kings of Tampa Bay

Going solo on the big Kings of Tampa Bay

4/12/2015 9:38:00 AM

Just when we thought the King fish action in Tampa Bay couldn't get hotter-it did, and Jawbreaker fishing charters with solo angler, Doug Bookholt, were right in the thick of it this...


Steady Kingfish action is upon us

Steady Kingfish action is upon us

4/6/2015 8:21:00 PM

We have not seen this kind of fishing action in Tampa Bay and St.Petersburg in quite some time, and we're not just talking your normal run-of-the-mill "good bite", eh? No sir, we are talking...


Get in the Spring King Swing

Get in the Spring King Swing

3/29/2015 9:11:00 AM

Yes sir, the annual Kingfish run has started for St.Pete Beach and the entire Tampa Bay area and Jawbreaker fishing charters is hot on their trail. Bait pods are showing up all along the bay area...


New Year same great fishing story

New Year same great fishing story

1/5/2015 9:30:00 AM

That's right, new year same ole' story here on the Jawbreaker charter fishing vessel, with the exception of a new crew, it was tight lines and good times! St.Pete Beach and the Tampa Bay area...


Goodbye Grouper hello fish tacos

Goodbye Grouper hello fish tacos

12/8/2014 9:14:00 AM

Well, now that the water has cooled down and Gag Grouper fishing in the Tampa Bay region is closed to recreational harvest...Gag Grouper fishing in the Tampa Bay region is on fire, right now....


Big fish happy clients

Big fish happy clients

10/31/2014 9:16:00 AM

Sport fishing offshore John's Pass has been on fire, as a matter of fact, fishing anywhere in the Tampa Bay area has been hot lately. Just ask repeat client and freind, Tate Isles, our future...


Fish fit for a Princess

Fish fit for a Princess

9/30/2014 8:45:00 AM

You gotta love it when a fishing plan comes together, and it seems like the past few weeks we could do no wrong on the offshore waters of St.Pete Beach. A recent 4-hour fishing charter with the...


Feeding frenzy offshore St Petersburg

Feeding frenzy offshore St Petersburg

9/4/2014 9:16:00 AM

What can I say about deep sea fishing with my brother from another mother, James Seifert? How about, oh god here we go again! That's right, the dynamic duo, Scott Dolls and wild man, James Seifert...


Summer is here deep sea fishing is hot

Summer is here deep sea fishing is hot

8/22/2014 8:37:00 AM

Hot damn...fishing offshore Tampa Bay has been on fire lately, and the mercury level has been playing right along in sync. Offshore and near shore wrecks and reefs have been holding big numbers of...


Mean Mclean fishing machine

Mean Mclean fishing machine

7/28/2014 8:38:00 AM

Greg and Irene Mclean really know how to keep their kids out of trouble...take the kids fishing in Tampa Bay. Really, isn't that what every good parent should do? Get your kids into the fishing...


Open Season on the Gulf of Mexico

Open Season on the Gulf of Mexico

7/10/2014 8:22:00 AM

Another late Father's Day fishing trip, another group of great Tampa Bay locals and another story of fishing success with an awesome fresh fish dinner ending. Ahhh!!!.. What a job...I love going...


Fathers Day deep sea fishing success

Fathers Day deep sea fishing success

7/1/2014 8:29:00 AM

Happy Father's Day indeed, if having a great day of fishing the offshore waters of Tampa Bay with your son is what you had in mind. I think Jerry Scrivener, and son Branden, had about as much fun...


Grabbing Groupers and Snapper slapping

Grabbing Groupers and Snapper slapping

6/23/2014 9:29:00 AM

Fishing has been off the chain lately with lots of Red Grouper and Gag Grouper activity, along with Mangrove Snapper, Porgy, Grey Snapper and Sharks...oh my! And I expect things to get even better...


Fishing for memories on St Pete Beach

Fishing for memories on St Pete Beach

5/28/2014 7:40:00 AM

Fishing offshore Tampa/St.Petersburg is really heating up, and the Kings are falling right in line. Just ask Ken Statsick(pictured above) and his fishing crew on Pass-a-grille, St.Pete...


Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

5/5/2014 8:26:00 AM

Good Lord, just when you thought it was safe to come out from cover, this motley crew shows back up to wreak havoc on the Jawbreaker fishing vessel. Yes, I am talking about Jawbreaker company,...


Ultimate fishing charter in St Petersburg Florida

Ultimate fishing charter in St Petersburg Florida

4/15/2014 1:34:00 PM

That's right folks, another ultimate fishing charter in St.Petersburg, Florida, with repeat clients and friends-the Bringhams. These guys and gals are real fishing fanatics straight out of Boston,...


Tampa Bay inshore fishing with a bite

Tampa Bay inshore fishing with a bite

4/5/2014 6:06:00 PM

The best fishing charters in the Tampa, St.Petersburg and Clearwater areas are just one phone call away. Jawbreaker fishing charters on St.Pete Beach and Johns Pass are proud to be your offshore...


St Petersburg fishing charter

St Petersburg fishing charter

3/4/2014 9:01:00 AM

If you are looking for an ultimate fishing charter...look no further. As the saying goes, “when life hands you lemons, squeeze the hell out of them”. That's what Phil did on a blustery...


Big Reds still roaming nearshore Tampa Bay

Big Reds still roaming nearshore Tampa Bay

2/23/2014 9:03:00 AM

Well it looks like the fishing here on St.Pete Beach and Pass-a-grille is right on track for an eventful Spring Break. Fishing for Grouper just a few miles off Florida's West Coast is as good as...


Clearwater locals find fishing gold in St Pete

Clearwater locals find fishing gold in St Pete

2/21/2014 8:35:00 AM

While the rest of the country is in a deep freeze- Florida fishermen are striking gold on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. From Clearwater Beach to Indian Rocks to St.Pete Beach, charter boats are...


Lets go fishing Cheif

Lets go fishing Cheif

1/28/2014 9:08:00 AM

The state of the Gag Grouper population is good, and after this one man fishing charter out of Pass-a-grille, St.Pete Beach, it looks like it's only going to get better. Of course, due to the...


Seeing Reds in Tampa Bay

Seeing Reds in Tampa Bay

12/13/2013 8:46:00 AM

A bit late on this Tampa Bay fishing report, but, better late than never, right? The past 3 weeks have been like a roller coaster ride in the fishing world...a really good roller coaster ride! Big...


Birthday bonus fish on St Pete Beach

Birthday bonus fish on St Pete Beach

11/27/2013 9:07:00 AM

Well they're back again, and ready for action, fishing for the big ones in the Tampa Bay area with Jawbreaker fishing charters. A birthday fishing trip for Dave, and although this is probably...


Fishing with Kings off Johns Pass

Fishing with Kings off Johns Pass

11/20/2013 8:17:00 AM

The Fall King fish run is in full effect out of John's Pass and Jawbreaker fishing charters is hot on their trail! We have been experiencing some of the best King fishing I have seen on St.Pete...


Meet Captain Tate

Meet Captain Tate

11/13/2013 8:53:00 AM

This is the future of fishing guides, from the great white north to Tampa Bay! Meet future Captain...Tate Islas. All the way from upstate New York(my birthplace), this kid really knows his...


Scratch one more off the bucket list Scotty

Scratch one more off the bucket list Scotty

10/23/2013 8:27:00 AM

What a way to spend another beautiful day in the Florida sunshine...catching big fish! That's what Kevin Beebe had in mind for his crew, Adam(son), Allie(daughter), Scott(brother), 'big' Dave and...


Red Grouper fishing remains dominant

Red Grouper fishing remains dominant

10/15/2013 9:26:00 AM

Red Grouper fishing remains strong in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, just a few miles off St.Pete Beach. Chris Sivley, and crew, had their hands full in what seemed more like a bar room...


Birthday fishing charter on St Pete Beach

Birthday fishing charter on St Pete Beach

10/4/2013 9:25:00 AM

Beach fishing is starting to heat up in the Tampa Bay area and it will only be days before the fall King fish migration begins. A recent 4-hour fishing charter from Pass-a-grille, on St.Pete...


Besting the beast off Madeira Beach

Besting the beast off Madeira Beach

9/16/2013 7:52:00 AM

It's prime time in the Tampa Bay area for fantastic offshore fishing, and Jawbreaker fishing charters have a few tricks up our sleeve to battle the beast....with reel success! Just ask Kingsley...


Offshore fishing with the Kidds

Offshore fishing with the Kidds

8/29/2013 9:18:00 AM

Scott Kidd and his dad, John, were looking for a 4-hour fishing charter on St.Pete Beach, to spend some quality time together and “possibly bring home a fillet or two for dinner”....


Lollipops and rainbows over Tampa Bay

Lollipops and rainbows over Tampa Bay

8/14/2013 8:33:00 AM

The life of a fishing charter captain is not always lollipops and rainbows, however, we do deal with a few rainbows every now and then, and with a little perseverance and a lot of luck-we usually...


Happy Birthday Grouper fishing St Pete Beach

Happy Birthday Grouper fishing St Pete Beach

8/9/2013 4:37:00 PM

Gag Grouper fishing anywhere in the Tampa Bay area and the Gulf of Mexico has been a sure thing, and if you are looking for a fresh fish dinner...Take your catch to Sea Critters in...


Deep sea fishing Tampa or not

Deep sea fishing Tampa or not

8/7/2013 5:08:00 PM

Clark Knippers and crew were treated to a very, very good charter fishing trip recently, just 8 miles West of Pass-a-grille on St.Pete Beach. I'm talking about a Red Grouper bite that we have...


Fishing from Pass a Grille with the Newcastle boys

Fishing from Pass a Grille with the Newcastle boys

7/30/2013 5:37:00 PM

Well, the fishing fun continued for the Newcastle boys, out of Pass-a-grille on St.Pete Beach. Neil Watson, Phil, Philly, Fergus, Will and James had 2 more days of catching Grouper and Snappers on...


Big Gag Grouper on St Pete Beach

Big Gag Grouper on St Pete Beach

7/22/2013 7:04:00 PM

St.Pete Beach fishing is still in full effect and Neil Watson brought the luck he always does when he visits the good ole' USA. Our 4 hour fishing charter left Pass-a-Grille, St.Pete Beach at 7 am...


The Stubbs harvest a few Grouper in Tampa Bay

The Stubbs harvest a few Grouper in Tampa Bay

7/18/2013 8:27:00 AM

The best thing about being a charter fishing guide in the Tampa Bay area is meeting new people from every walk of life. Recently, Jawbreaker fishing charters had the pleasure of fishing with some...


The men of Jawbreaker Company limit out

The men of Jawbreaker Company limit out

7/12/2013 8:48:00 AM

What a great feeling it is spending the day with people that I consider real heroes, men that have served our country with actions-not words....oh, did I mention some serious fishing action was...


Gag Grouper season opens July 1st in Tampa Bay

Gag Grouper season opens July 1st in Tampa Bay

6/29/2013 8:51:00 AM

That's right, Gag Grouper will be on the hit list beginning July 1st and fishing for Gags in the Tampa Bay area is as consistent as I have ever seen it. That coupled with decent numbers...


Keeping up with the Jones

Keeping up with the Jones

6/24/2013 8:24:00 AM

 

Right now is the prime time to go fishing in the Tampa Bay area. Whether you are staying on St.Pete Beach, John's Pass or the Clearwater Beach areas...the fishing is good! Just ask...


Taking a Chance fishing in Tampa Bay

Taking a Chance fishing in Tampa Bay

6/20/2013 8:04:00 AM

Tandi and Matt Terrill are good parents that know the secret to happiness....take your kid fishing in Tampa Bay, Florida and let the obvious unfold. And Chance Terrill is one lucky kid, and a darn...


The deep sea fishing buddy system

The deep sea fishing buddy system

6/6/2013 10:05:00 AM

Yeah buddy, Dan Budde made the annual family vacation to sunny St.Pete Beach Florida once again, and Jawbreaker fishing charters played our usual role and put these boys on some fish...once again!...


Beach fishing near Tampa Bay

Beach fishing near Tampa Bay

5/31/2013 6:15:00 PM

The best fishing charters near the Tampa Bay area are right here folks...on St.Pete beach, and John's Pass of course. This past Memorial Day weekend offered some great fishing despite the heavy...


Amazon grace

Amazon grace

5/28/2013 8:01:00 AM

Yes siree we get folks from all over the world that are looking for a great fishing experience here on our beautiful St.Pete Beach, and Jawbreaker fishing charters is here to help. Summer is...


Jack of all trades in Tampa

Jack of all trades in Tampa

5/10/2013 8:17:00 AM

If Amberjack fishing is on your list list of things to do this Spring...do it now! The harvest of Greater Amberjack will be prohibited between June 1st and July 31st in the...


Big King a little too late

Big King a little too late

5/5/2013 7:55:00 AM

Of course we catch a big King fish like this the day after the King of the Beach tournament. Big King fish are still lurking around the Tampa Bay area waters and Jawbreaker fishing charters is hot...


Tampa Bays best fishing charter

Tampa Bays best fishing charter

4/29/2013 5:27:00 PM

Mike and Cindy Stewart certainly know how to live life. After getting married on beautiful St. Pete Beach, they took one heckuva fishing trip on the Jawbreaker fishing charter boat, and the...


Fish Tampa Bay now

Fish Tampa Bay now

4/23/2013 5:56:00 PM

Craziness will occur from time to time on a fishing boat...and Jawbreaker fishing charters is well seasoned in handling such times. If it wasn't for one big King fish after another on Saturday's...


Fishing Tampa Bay in the Black

Fishing Tampa Bay in the Black

4/22/2013 5:21:00 PM

As far as King fish are concerned, there is definitely no shortage of fish running St.Pete Beach, Florida. Just ask Tom Black and crew, W.R., Pat and Debby about King fishing in the Tampa Bay area...


Light tackle sport fishing St Pete Beach Florida

Light tackle sport fishing St Pete Beach Florida

4/21/2013 9:58:00 AM

How's that for light tackle sport fishing in the Gulf of Mexico? Catching King fish in the 12-15 pound range on 8-pound spinning gear....now that's fishing! St.Pete Beach fishing is on fire with...


Tampa Bay Grouper fishing is on

Tampa Bay Grouper fishing is on

4/11/2013 6:19:00 PM

Running and gunning is what the Jawbreaker fishing team has been doing allot of lately. And with that being said, I have not had the time to report a small fraction of the fish we have been...


Tampa Bays freshest Grouper sandwich

Tampa Bays freshest Grouper sandwich

4/11/2013 5:55:00 PM

That's what Nate Lawler had in mind after an offshore fishing charter out of Pass-a-grille, St.Pete Beach. Lucky for him, there are many restaraunts, bars and grills on the beach that are more...


Spring Kings are here again

Spring Kings are here again

3/27/2013 7:50:00 AM

Ah yes, the Kingfish have arrived in the Tampa Bay area waters at last. Even with the water temp hanging around 64 degrees, in the nearshore Gulf, the Kings know that they have somewhere to go and...


The boys are back in town

The boys are back in town

3/22/2013 6:45:00 PM

As I have said before, fishing is my passion, but charter fishing is my addiction. When you have 2 of your favorite client-turned-friends on the boat catching big fish, you would understand. Scott...


Happy birthday fishing St Pete Beach

Happy birthday fishing St Pete Beach

3/21/2013 6:38:00 PM

What better way to celebrate the big “50” than going fishing from St.Pete Beach,on the Gulf of Mexico, with friends and family...I can't think of one, how about you Margaret? Check out...


Fishing with the family on St Pete Beach

Fishing with the family on St Pete Beach

1/7/2013 8:59:00 AM

I just don't think our last fishing charter could have gone any better. My client, and new friend, John Gillen, would probably agree. John, wife Sue, and 'adult' children Megan, Kevin and Kyle had...


Visit Tampa catch big fish

Visit Tampa catch big fish

1/4/2013 7:36:00 AM

That's exactly what Gary Saalman did with his family/crew to start off the new year. Yep, Gary, along with wife, Emily, daughters, Grace and Rose, and sons, Ben and Joe came all the way from...


Thanksgiving day parade on the Jawbreaker

Thanksgiving day parade on the Jawbreaker

11/26/2012 8:32:00 AM

Now this is getting crazy...again! Gag Grouper have invaded every rock, ledge and hard-bottom area off St.Pete Beach, in any depth. We literally can not seem to get away from them, targeting Red...


The state of Tampa Bay Grouper is good

The state of Tampa Bay Grouper is good

11/13/2012 9:19:00 AM

Now that the Gag Grouper closure is in effect, we can't seem to get away from these 'endangered' fish. We are literally trying to fish bottom more specific to the Red Grouper species, and the Gags...


Taking it to the limit on St Pete Beach

Taking it to the limit on St Pete Beach

10/24/2012 7:35:00 AM

There are so many fishing options in the Gulf of Mexico right now that you might ask yourself, “self, which direction should we go?” How about due West for some Grouper, Kingfish, Mahi...


Sweet 16

Sweet 16

10/5/2012 7:53:00 AM

Gag Grouper fishing season is about to close in the Tampa Bay area and those that still seek to battle this flaky fleshed fighter better do it now. The fishing only gets better as the water cools...


The young man and the Sea

The young man and the Sea

9/27/2012 8:02:00 AM

Staying at the Tradewinds Resort on St.Pete Beach and want to do some fishing? Well, you're in the right place. Jawbreaker fishing charters are just a short walk down Gulf Boulevard and convenient...


Got Grouper

Got Grouper

9/21/2012 8:54:00 AM

If not, you need to call Jawbreaker fishing charters and get you some of this. Grouper fishing has been good, and it's only going to get better. Water temps in the Gulf of Mexico are starting a...


Tampa Bay fishing getting even better

Tampa Bay fishing getting even better

9/13/2012 9:26:00 AM

I know it seems like all we report lately is Grouper, Grouper, Grouper...but that's a good thing right? And besides, the Grouper fishing just continues to get better and better. Just ask Matt...


Summertime Grouper

Summertime Grouper

9/10/2012 7:21:00 AM

Fishing for Grouper just off the local beaches of Tampa Bay is about the same as it always has been, the catching, however, has been better than ever! I'm talking about both Gag and Red Grouper...


One tough Kitty

One tough Kitty

9/6/2012 9:13:00 AM

What better way to spend the day in Tampa Bay than a nice relaxing boat ride with 5 of your best friends...and few bottles of wine. That's what Cheri did this past week, and lucky for me, one of...


Grouper digging in the dirt

Grouper digging in the dirt

9/5/2012 8:50:00 AM

I've got some new math for you. What does 6 friends + 3 coolers of cold beer + 6 hours of fishing in the Gulf of Mexico equal?...how about 1 great time! Jacob Halligan must have already done some...


From Ecuador with love

From Ecuador with love

8/16/2012 9:08:00 AM

Summertime conditions are in full effect and the typical weather forecast is light winds, calm seas and hot, hot, hot! Luckily the fishing has been hot, hot, hot too!!...My new buddy, Paul,...


Happy fishing to you

Happy fishing to you

8/6/2012 9:31:00 AM

Fishing this past week around the full moon and the ripping tides that accompany it was not for the light-hearted. It took real patience and determination to pull it off, but we managed to do it...


The boys from Newcastle

The boys from Newcastle

7/26/2012 8:08:00 AM

Now the pressure is on, not to catch fish-we already did that-but to write about the past 3 fishing trips with Neil Watson and his crew from Newcastle, England. Well, let's just say it was...


Grouper getting with the boys from GA

Grouper getting with the boys from GA

7/17/2012 8:24:00 AM

Tim and Holly Edgar are my kind of people, and when I got the call saying “the boys saved their money up for another fishing trip with you Capt.Dan”, I thought, wow...now that's...


Luck of the Irish

Luck of the Irish

7/13/2012 9:16:00 AM

Man oh man, what a trip. You gotta love it when the first bait down produces a 12 pound Gag Grouper and the second bait in fools a big Cobia. And these boys were just getting started, on a half...


Farewell fishing for a man on a mission

Farewell fishing for a man on a mission

7/11/2012 3:57:00 PM

What better way to celebrate the beginning of a new era than go fishing That's what Brett Ruvolo did this past weekend, before tying the ultimate knot. With a little help from his family and...


King me

King me

7/11/2012 8:28:00 AM

Gag Grouper fishing is on again, and the Jawbreaker's clients have been catching more than their share of this 'protected' species. As long as I have been fishing the offshore waters of Tampa Bay,...


Grouper for Sal

Grouper for Sal

7/1/2012 10:23:00 AM

After tropical storm Debby made her way through the Tampa Bay area, and made a mess of the Gulf of Mexico, we were able to make our way out there to assess the damage...and maybe even do some!...


Daddy's little Shark slayer

Daddy's little Shark slayer

6/20/2012 8:26:00 AM

Just like the weather here in Tampa Bay, the fishing is hot and getting hotter by the day. One recent fishing charter, out of Pass-a-grille on St.Pete Beach, gave us the chance to impress Brian...


The picture says it all fishing offshore Tampa

The picture says it all fishing offshore Tampa

6/2/2012 3:06:00 PM

Fishing offshore St.Pete Beach has lots to offer, just ask Dan Budde about it. Dan and his family come to St.Pete Beach every year for some relaxation, which always includes a fishing charter with...


King fish fishing remains in Tampa Bay

King fish fishing remains in Tampa Bay

5/21/2012 9:08:00 AM

The King fish are still here in the offshore waters of Tampa Bay. Local wrecks and reefs, like the Betty Rose and the St.Pete Reef, are very good places to start if you haven't had your King fish...


Fantastic fishing Tampa Bay

Fantastic fishing Tampa Bay

5/14/2012 8:27:00 AM

Fantasy fishing in the Egmont shipping channel is what we should start calling it, and if you are looking for a trophy fish...look no further, really. With the amount of baitfish in the 'ditch',...


Fishing for Tuna continues to please Tampa anglers

Fishing for Tuna continues to please Tampa anglers

5/11/2012 8:47:00 AM

You gotta love it when the first fish of the day to hit the deck is a big Black fin Tuna. Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico is always good, but the fishing lately has been stellar. Big Tunas, even...


Tuna time

Tuna time

5/7/2012 9:28:00 AM

That's right, Tuna have invaded the local Tampa Bay waters, just off St.Pete Beach, and Jawbreaker fishing charters has been right in the middle of the action. We had the pleasure of fishing with...


Big Kings near St Pete Beach

Big Kings near St Pete Beach

4/17/2012 8:26:00 AM

A recent 4-hour fishing charter in the Tampa Bay area put Dave Moore and his crew, Jack, Paul and Nick on some serious sea monsters! Starting with Jack's giant Barracuda, then on to Dave, Paul and...


Come Sail Away

Come Sail Away

4/8/2012 10:52:00 AM

This past Thursday was a special one, for many reasons. First, we had the chance to go fishing again, secondly, our crew consisted of some really cool folks, including my brother, Kevin, and...


Take a kid fishing in Tampa Bay

Take a kid fishing in Tampa Bay

4/6/2012 8:57:00 AM

It's always a great feeling watching a kid catch a fish, and a recent fishing charter out of Pass-a-Grille, on St.Pete Beach, gave us a chance to watch these young guns in action-all day...


Big fish fishing from St Pete Beach again

Big fish fishing from St Pete Beach again

4/3/2012 5:40:00 PM

Well, I can't name any names, but somebody played 'hooky' on Monday, and booked a fishing charter on St.Pete Beach...instead of going into another mundane day at the office, All I can say is,...


Monster mackerel fishing in Tampa Bay

Monster mackerel fishing in Tampa Bay

4/2/2012 5:36:00 PM

Tampa fishing charters, Tampa Bay area guides and their clients, are having the times of their lives right now, with big fish coming over the rails, in every direction you look. Mike, Ecko, Billy...


Light tackle sport fishing near Johns Pass

Light tackle sport fishing near Johns Pass

4/1/2012 5:54:00 PM

Steve Brigham, along with his lovely wife, Leslie, and son, Steve Jr., had front row seats to the recent fish show near John's Pass and St.Pete Beach. Big Kingfish, big 'spannys' and big mystery...


Floundering around on the Jawbreaker

Floundering around on the Jawbreaker

4/1/2012 9:21:00 AM

Things are busy busy busy in the Tampa Bay charter fishing scene. Most Tampa/St.Pete fishing guides are fishing daily, and the bite could not be any better. And although we have been meeting lots...


Happy birthday fishing from St Pete Beach

Happy birthday fishing from St Pete Beach

3/30/2012 6:04:00 PM

Some years, well, fishing can be the birthday present that keeps giving and giving and giving. Last Saturday, the Dewitt family of St....


Double duty King fishing from St.Pete Beach

Double duty King fishing from St.Pete Beach

3/26/2012 8:47:00 AM

Friday's first fishing trip of the day gave us a chance to 'tune-in' to where the fish were going to be hanging on that particular day. We started out on the beach, for a half-day split trip, with...


The Burns brawl the big boys on the beach

The Burns brawl the big boys on the beach

3/25/2012 9:51:00 AM

Fishing for King fish between John's Pass and St.Pete Beach was hot again this past Thursday. Kings in the high 30# range were getting a good part of us while chewing through our steel leaders,...


Monster King fish of Tampa Bay club

Monster King fish of Tampa Bay club

3/22/2012 7:47:00 PM

Like every day, Wednesday was a great one! 2 half-day fishing charters near John's Pass, in one day, is both exhilarating and exhausting...but both went well, real well! We caught big Kingfish no...


Another fantastic Tampa King fishing charter

Another fantastic Tampa King fishing charter

3/20/2012 8:53:00 AM

Allan and Tracey Beebe were not singing the blues on Monday morning when they and their 4 teens Matt, Bryan, Byron and Evan went to work on a fantastic Kingfish bite in the Gulf of Mexico. No,...


Family fun fishing Florida

Family fun fishing Florida

3/18/2012 10:53:00 AM

What a great feeling it is to be a part of someone else's “bucket list”, especially when it involves a 14-year US Navy veteran, and fishing....I'm in! Bert and Deb Welsh fished out of...


Another limit of Kings in the Gulf of Mexico

Another limit of Kings in the Gulf of Mexico

3/17/2012 6:35:00 PM

School was definitely in session today in the Egmont shipping channel. King fish in the 8-12 pound range were literally swarming all over the 'ditch', and our new friends Dan, Beverly, Ed and...


Tampa Bay sport fishing in a nutshell

Tampa Bay sport fishing in a nutshell

3/14/2012 7:12:00 PM

Springtime fishing in the Tampa area is right on schedule, and actually a bit early. Kingfish have made an appearance in a big way and will continue to invade the local waters of Tampa and St....


From Kansas to Clearwater the Fairbanks find fish

From Kansas to Clearwater the Fairbanks find fish

3/13/2012 8:36:00 AM

Unless you are a Tampa Bay fishing guide, or even an avid Kingfish angler-you have probably never witnessed the kind of sky-rocketing action that Alan Fairbanks and his 14-year-old son Chandler...


Sprung Kingfish return to Tampa

Sprung Kingfish return to Tampa

3/11/2012 11:07:00 AM

Spring has sprung and both the nearshore and offshore waters of Tampa Bay are coming alive. Saturday's 6-hour fishing charter out of St.Pete Beach got a taste of what is looking to be a banner...


The boys are mack in town

The boys are mack in town

3/7/2012 7:19:00 AM

That's right kids, dust off the trolling rigs and get ready for the 'mack' attack that is about to go down. After a fairly mild Winter, the Spanish mackerel have begun to migrate and the Tampa Bay...


Tampa fishing charters

Tampa fishing charters

2/23/2012 8:30:00 AM

Tampa offshore fishing charters has been offering up some great light tackle fishing these days, and Jawbreaker fishing charters has it tuned in. Catching Porgies, Grunts and Triggers is one...


Fun fishing with old friends

Fun fishing with old friends

2/14/2012 9:11:00 AM

Fishing this past Friday was all about battling the post full moon effect. Three days after the full moon left the fish bloated from several days/nights of clear skies and mellow seas. Most of the...


Warm Winter equals hot fishing for Tampa

Warm Winter equals hot fishing for Tampa

2/2/2012 8:41:00 AM

Fishing in the Tampa area is still very active. This Winter has been one of the warmest to date, and the fish know it! Our recent 4-hour fishing charter from Pass-a-grille, on St.Pete Beach, was...


Hats off to the Windy City

Hats off to the Windy City

1/5/2012 8:57:00 AM

In all of the New Year celebrations I almost forgot to include a recent Tampa Bay fishing charter into our Tampa fishing reports. Amongst many reasons to mention this trip, it was a referral from...


Happy Lu Year

Happy Lu Year

1/1/2012 10:30:00 AM

That's right, Jawbreaker fishing charters brought in the new year with some really fine folks from the great white North. John Lu, wife Julie and young boys Timothy, Gregory and Jeffrey came all...


Gag Grouper grunts and grits

Gag Grouper grunts and grits

12/30/2011 6:35:00 PM

Except for the Gag Grouper part...there's a meal for ya! If you have never had cheese grits and fried grunt(or mullet, for the real 'cracker') you ain't had redneck food. Sorry to pull the...


Fishing with friends from France

Fishing with friends from France

12/15/2011 8:26:00 AM

You could just feel the excitement from our crew as we made our way out into the choppy waters, and foggy skies, off St.Pete Beach to do some Grouper fishing this past Tuesday. Alix Dolidon...


Super grouper for a giant client

Super grouper for a giant client

12/9/2011 8:09:00 AM

Ken was not expecting that, when he almost got pulled over the rail we all had to pitch in to keep him in the boat...and given his size, that was a job, Wow! More excitement on another 4-hour...


King James claims victory on sunny St Pete Beach

King James claims victory on sunny St Pete Beach

12/6/2011 8:07:00 AM

Once again, it was our only 'real' option to pull off a 4 hour fishing charter with the wind howling out of the Northeast at 20+knots, but Scott Dols, James Seifert and Blake Hamilton were all...


Big Kingfish are still roaming St Pete Beach

Big Kingfish are still roaming St Pete Beach

11/29/2011 6:53:00 PM

Good God it doesn't get much better than catching big King fish on the beach, and I mean Big Kingfish...within a mile of the beach! Most charter boats in the Tampa area would have canceled this...


Taking it to the limit in Tampa Bay

Taking it to the limit in Tampa Bay

11/28/2011 6:23:00 PM

Saturday's 6-hour fishing trip was like a continuation of our last offshore adventure. Kingfish, Sharks and Bonitos ruled the day and our new friends from the heartland of America handled it like...


Hit the ditch for Kingfish action

Hit the ditch for Kingfish action

11/25/2011 11:44:00 AM

If you read any local, up-to-date fishing report for the offshore waters of Tampa Bay, it should go something like this: Kingfishing is shaping up to be the best option for anglers fishing the...


Fishing with Freedom

Fishing with Freedom

11/14/2011 8:06:00 AM

Last Thursday's fishing charter will be one to remember for Jay Freed, not just because of the fishing action, but because only 2 days later he 'tied the knot'...and I'm not talking about a...


Get the Grouper while the Grouper getting is good

Get the Grouper while the Grouper getting is good

11/11/2011 10:55:00 AM

Break out your favorite Grouper recipe and call some friends. That's exactly what the Shaw group will be doing after Wednesday's half-day fishing charter out of Pass-a-Grille, St.Pete Beach. And...


Big Grouper fishing St Pete Beach

Big Grouper fishing St Pete Beach

11/8/2011 6:10:00 PM

This Pig was caught within 2 miles of St.Pete Beach on a nearshore fishing charter. Due to the high winds, and 'small craft advisory', we set camp in less than 18 feet and produced this beautiful...


Shallow water Gag Grouper fishing in Tampa Bay

Shallow water Gag Grouper fishing in Tampa Bay

11/1/2011 12:20:00 PM

Gag Grouper fishing in the Tampa/St.Petersburg area has turned on with a fury, and the majority of these fine tasting fighters are coming from waters less than 40 feet deep. Finding them is easy,...


This ones for the girls

This ones for the girls

10/30/2011 12:32:00 PM

Steven Mays is a smart man. When he looked at the list of fishing guides in the Tampa Bay area, he went with the Jawbreaker...again! This time he sent the ladies Debbie, Carol, Belinda, Zara and...


Fishing for Kings of the beach out of Johns Pass

Fishing for Kings of the beach out of Johns Pass

10/21/2011 9:50:00 AM

As reported last week, Kingfishing in the Tampa Bay area is 'full on' right now, especially along the Gulf beaches. Fishing out of John's Pass and along St.Pete Beach has been about as far as...


Another great Tampa fishing charter

Another great Tampa fishing charter

10/18/2011 7:54:00 AM

Deep sea fishing in the Tampa Bay area is getting hotter by the minute. Grouper fishing is in full swing, and with Gag Grouper being back on the 'keeper' list, Tampa fishing guides are...


Flying Kingfish on StPete Beach

Flying Kingfish on StPete Beach

10/9/2011 11:34:00 AM

The Kingfish have arrived, on St.Pete Beach, and in the Tampa Bay area. Tim Lawler and son, Nathan, can certainly testify to the non-stop action that they and the Jawbreaker crew experienced on...


Visit Tampa Florida Go fishing

Visit Tampa Florida Go fishing

9/20/2011 6:10:00 PM

As I shake off the after-effects of a week in Montego Bay, Jamaica, with my beautiful wife, I am still dazzled by last Saturday's fishing charter with John Labrie and crew. I can say with...


Barracudaville

Barracudaville

9/9/2011 5:08:00 PM

The seas were not exactly calm today...and neither was the fishing! Just ask Norm, Derek and Todd about their day on the Gulf of Mexico and you will get a similar answer, “good fishing...


Meet the Farquhars

Meet the Farquhars

9/2/2011 9:01:00 AM

It almost feels like the wind has been blowing out of the West for 2 weeks now, but we finally made our way offshore of the Tampa Bay/ St.Pete Beach area on Wednesday....and picked up right where...


From St Louis to St Pete fishing fanatics find fun

From St Louis to St Pete fishing fanatics find fun

8/21/2011 9:26:00 AM

Spanish mackerel have been making a strong push through the Tampa Bay area, and Ryan Breakfield's family got a good taste of what the 'macks' have to offer when they are here....lots of fish!...


Back in the saddle fishing the Gulf of Mexico

Back in the saddle fishing the Gulf of Mexico

8/16/2011 8:39:00 AM

After some much needed time off- Jawbreaker fishing charters hosted some old friends this past Saturday for some rod bending action offshore from St.Pete Beach. John Clough and crew, Graham, Nick,...


Summertime fishing in Florida is hot hot hot

Summertime fishing in Florida is hot hot hot

8/2/2011 9:44:00 AM

Jawbreaker fishing charters had the pleasure to host Father and Son fishing team, Tom and Tom Ames, on Saturday's half day fishing charter out of St.Pete Beach, Florida. These guys were...


Beam me up Scotty its wild down here

Beam me up Scotty its wild down here

7/27/2011 8:41:00 AM

Usually I get the call directly from Scott, but this time it was 'bad boy' James Seifert who called in a last minute request for some offshore fishing action on the Jawbreaker...and of course, we...


Texans find gold on St Pete Beach

Texans find gold on St Pete Beach

7/23/2011 11:27:00 AM

Don't mess with Texas! Kyle Fulton and family came from Lubbock, Texas to St.Pete Beach looking for a showdown with a Florida favorite-Barracuda! Well, let's just say the Fultons got that, and a...


Beautiful fish fishing in Tampa Bay

Beautiful fish fishing in Tampa Bay

7/21/2011 6:22:00 PM

Here comes Summer, and with it comes a different game plan when it comes to fishing the Tampa Bay area and the Gulf of Mexico. The heat has many saltwater species seeking the comfort of cooler...


Good vibes great fishing with the Chicago 6

Good vibes great fishing with the Chicago 6

7/15/2011 2:00:00 PM

As my new friend Bob told me about half-way through the trip, "It's all about attitude."
The crew of six from Chicago included Bob and his best old buddy Mike along with their...


3 Cheers to Ireland from St Pete Beach Florida

3 Cheers to Ireland from St Pete Beach Florida

7/12/2011 6:33:00 PM

Our newest St.Pete Beach fishing friend, Paul, came all the way from Northern Ireland to fish famous John's Pass and the nearby Gulf waters. Paul and sons, Nathan, Adam,Luke, and good friends...


Red hot Grouper fishing with the Ricketts

Red hot Grouper fishing with the Ricketts

7/7/2011 8:58:00 AM

In my head, he is Tony the 'web guy', in my heart, he is the guy that changed my business...for the better. The fishing, the fun and the friendliness have always been a part of Jawbreaker fishing...


Very Happy 4th of July

Very Happy 4th of July

7/4/2011 9:58:00 AM

Well that was one heck of a holiday weekend...and the holiday is today! I just can't take anymore good times, well, maybe just a little more. Anyway, our fishing trip on Friday was just like most...


Fast and furious fishing

Fast and furious fishing

6/30/2011 7:50:00 AM

Well, that's one way to describe this past Sunday's fishing charter. The fishing was fast and the weather became furious. Luckily, Robert and his 3 young boys, Thadius, Garrett and Kaleb, and...


Fishing with the Fishers from PA

Fishing with the Fishers from PA

6/28/2011 7:57:00 AM

When all else fails, fishing for the big toothy predators, there is always plan B. In this case, B stands for bottom fishing. Even on our 4-hour fishing charters we are always in reach of some...


Grouper and Snapper fishing with benefits

Grouper and Snapper fishing with benefits

6/25/2011 12:58:00 PM

It sure feels good to see past clients return...as friends. That's how I feel about Ben. He and his close friends had a banner day on the Jawbreaker just 4 weeks ago. Big Kingfish, 6 of them as a...


Banner day fishing with 3 generations

Banner day fishing with 3 generations

6/24/2011 7:20:00 PM

Fishing in the Tampa Bay area this time of year can be hit or miss. Tuesday's fishing charter, out of St.Pete Beach, was a hit! Corey Sullivan and his Dad, Pat, and Grandpa Don, were some of the...


Kings and Cudas on the Jawbreaker

Kings and Cudas on the Jawbreaker

6/19/2011 6:44:00 PM

The picture says it all! Check out Zig and Chris with the first catch of the day...Jawbreaker style! Chris was into a fight as soon as we started our troll over the wreck, this Barracuda put on a...


Stuck on you in Tampa Bay

Stuck on you in Tampa Bay

6/14/2011 8:38:00 AM

The beauty of doing fishing charters in the Tampa/St.Petersburg area is the versatility offered on almost any offshore trip. In other words, if the Kingfish and Barracuda are not in the mood to...


One fish two fish

One fish two fish

6/12/2011 11:30:00 AM

This past Thurday's fishing charter was another reminder that there is a shortage of Gag Grouper in the Gulf of Mexico...Not! We started our fishing trip with the usual, troll-around-the-wreck for...


Fishing with Les Claypool and Primus

Fishing with Les Claypool and Primus

6/9/2011 7:21:00 PM

 When Jon West called me and asked if I was interested in taking Les Claypool and Primus out  fishing with us,...hmm...Frizzle Fry, Sailing the Seas of Cheese, Pork Soda..the list goes...


Big Barracudas rule the day

Big Barracudas rule the day

6/6/2011 8:37:00 AM

Well, the Kingfish evaded us on Saturday's fishing charter from St.Pete Beach...I think. We did have several, and I mean several big strikes that could have been that 40 pounder we are always...


Kingfish action remains steady for the Jawbreaker

Kingfish action remains steady for the Jawbreaker

6/4/2011 7:11:00 PM

Just ask our new young friend Greg about the Kingfish bite off John's Pass and St.Pete Beach. No doubt about it folks, even after this last little weather episode, the Kingfish are chewing! And...


Light tackle sport fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

Light tackle sport fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

5/31/2011 8:39:00 AM

If you have been thinking about booking a professional sport fishing charter...now is the time! Tampa Bay and the St.Pete Beach region is still experiencing a strong Pelagic bite. Kingfish,...


Big Kingfish catching off StPete Beach

Big Kingfish catching off StPete Beach

5/25/2011 7:30:00 AM

Tampa Bay and local Gulf beaches are warming up. Average daytime air temps are nearing 90 degrees, Gulf of Mexico water temps are in the low 80's, but rapidly warming, and the fishing...well, it's...


Hot Kingfish bite due West of Johns Pass

Hot Kingfish bite due West of Johns Pass

5/22/2011 9:43:00 AM

Well, it looks like it's going to be a great Kingfish season. The past few days have been quite productive....wait a minute. I thought the Kingfish season was over, and almost happy about it...


Fishing in Tampa Bays fish bowl

Fishing in Tampa Bays fish bowl

5/19/2011 7:19:00 PM

What can I say about 3 tons of Amberjack swimming around the boat, as if we were actually fishing in the fish...


Stone Crab season ends May 15

Stone Crab season ends May 15

5/17/2011 6:41:00 PM

 Yum, Yum! There is nothing like a big pile of fresh Florida Stone Crab claws to brighten the day. But, if you didn't get your crabby fix already, you'll have to wait until October 15 to dive...


Glory days in Tampa Bay

Glory days in Tampa Bay

5/14/2011 3:08:00 PM

Good things happen to good people, and Kevin Higgins believes it. His winning attitude, I believe, helped bring some strange luck, and a few big fish on Thursday's fishing charter out of...


Big sharks are on the menu in Tampa

Big sharks are on the menu in Tampa

5/13/2011 8:29:00 AM

Mama said there would be days like this. Just when you think the fishing in Tampa Bay is getting hot, and it is....the sharks invade! Even though the bite was a little bit slow on Wednesday,...


Happy Mothers fishing Day Tampa Bay style

Happy Mothers fishing Day Tampa Bay style

5/10/2011 6:53:00 PM

Let's go fishing ladies! Dave Walker knows how to give Mom a treat for her special day. A fishing charter out of St.Pete Beach, with Jawbreaker fishing charters, was all it took. He and wife,...


Nearshore wrecks are still holding Kingfish

Nearshore wrecks are still holding Kingfish

5/2/2011 9:41:00 AM

With winds out of the East at around 20 knots, Saturday's 6-hour fishing charter was a bit dicey. Although bait was fairly easy to get at the Pass-a-Grille marker, the water color was not right...


Fishing options on St Pete Beach

Fishing options on St Pete Beach

4/29/2011 8:09:00 AM

It's a good thing that we have so many options for fishing here in the Tampa Bay area. Take Wednesday's 4-hour fishing charter out of Pass-a-Grille, on St.Pete Beach. Unlike the previous day, the...


Cheers from Tampa Bay to New Castle England

Cheers from Tampa Bay to New Castle England

4/28/2011 8:46:00 AM

Incredible! That's the word that first comes to mind when I think back to the last three charter fishing trips we took with Neil Watson and crew. The beauty of it was that all three trips...


NOAA weather reports gone bad

NOAA weather reports gone bad

4/26/2011 7:13:00 PM

Well, once again, NOAA weather reports were dead wrong. I don't know what has happened in the past year or two, but the weather forecast and predictions provided by our federal government entities...


Small Kingfish for a Prince

Small Kingfish for a Prince

4/20/2011 6:33:00 PM

I don't know how to spell his name, but Tyrice scored big today on the Jawbreaker! After several "hit-and-miss" Kingfish and Spanish mackerel, this kid finally showed the family how to bring home...


Making memories on the Gulf of Mexico

Making memories on the Gulf of Mexico

4/17/2011 9:47:00 AM

Friday's second 4-hour fishing charter, out of Pass-a-grille, was a blast! Because there is so much bait stacking up near the beaches, we decided to stay close and get in as much fishing time...


Johns Pass deep sea fishing

Johns Pass deep sea fishing

4/16/2011 8:08:00 AM

It wasn't exactly deep sea fishing from John's Pass, on Madeira Beach, unless you consider 40 feet as deep. These days, a 4-hour fishing charter can be tough when you are looking for keeper...


Things to do in Tampa Bay

Things to do in Tampa Bay

4/11/2011 6:48:00 PM

The Tampa Bay area has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and just due West of that...the best offshore fishing charter you could ask for. Jawbreaker's Saturday half-day fishing...


Big Mack attack on St Pete Beach

Big Mack attack on St Pete Beach

4/10/2011 1:33:00 PM

Well the big Spanish mackerel have invaded the Gulf Coast of Florida and we were able to get in on some fast-paced fishing this past Friday. Our half day charter was spent slow trolling some live...


Deep Sea fishing out of Pass a Grille Pass

Deep Sea fishing out of Pass a Grille Pass

4/7/2011 7:11:00 PM

Well another 4-hour deep sea fishing charter out of Pass-a-Grille, on St.Pete Beach, is under our belts. Even though we did not catch a Kingfish today, we tried everything we had....and had a...


Tampa fishng charters salute the US Marine Corps

Tampa fishng charters salute the US Marine Corps

4/4/2011 7:40:00 PM

Sunday's 4-hour fishing charter out of St.Pete Beach was a success. Plenty of fish were caught , and new friends were made. Jawbreaker fishing charters have had a fair share of 'celebrity-types'...


One hot bite during the Gag Grouper closure

One hot bite during the Gag Grouper closure

3/31/2011 10:25:00 AM

This is getting sick now! I have never caught(and released) more big Gag Grouper on a 6-hour fishing trip than we did on Tuesday's deep sea fishing charter out of John's Pass. The Gag Grouper, and...


Best fishing charter in Johns Pass

Best fishing charter in Johns Pass

3/30/2011 8:41:00 PM

Grand times folks! If you have ever wanted to do a fishing charter in the Tampa Bay area, now is the time! Sunday's 4-hour deep sea fishing trip, out of John's Pass in Madeira Beach, provided...


From the Heartland to St Pete Beach fishing

From the Heartland to St Pete Beach fishing

3/27/2011 6:58:00 PM

The Gulf of Mexico waters near St.Pete Beach are coming alive! Friday's 4-hour fishing charter left Pass-a-grille, St.Pete Beach, at 8 am with hopes of trolling up some Spanish mackerel. Only 3...


Fishing with friends in Tampa Bay

Fishing with friends in Tampa Bay

3/25/2011 7:38:00 PM

 Fishing in the Tampa Bay area is starting to heat up. Even though the Gag Grouper closure remains in effect, catch-and-release fishing for these beautiful creatures has been off the chain!...


Jawbreaker does the Reel Animals fishing show

Jawbreaker does the Reel Animals fishing show

3/22/2011 10:15:00 PM

Jawbreaker fishing charters recently had the opportunity to go fishing with the “Reel Animals” fishing show hosts, Captain Mike Anderson and Captain Billy Nobles. Also on board were...


Spring Break is here

Spring Break is here

3/17/2011 7:21:00 AM

Springtime is here and there is no better way to celebrate than to go fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. As a matter of fact, Brian Simpson did just that, and brought along his grandson, Zach, and...


Gag Grouper galore

Gag Grouper galore

3/16/2011 7:43:00 AM

Just call him the "Closer"....Dan Budde is no stranger to fishing the Tampa Bay area... Jawbreaker style! His annual fishing charter off St.Pete Beach, with son D.J., went well for him. You see,...


Smoking hot fishing from Johns Pass

Smoking hot fishing from Johns Pass

3/3/2011 7:15:00 AM

Fishing charters out of John's Pass take me back to when I first started fishing as a kid. John's Pass was the port that we always used for our offshore adventures as it is centrally located...


Living the dream Tampa style

Living the dream Tampa style

2/28/2011 6:08:00 PM

Don't tell James Seifert how to catch fish in the Gulf of Mexico, off the sunny beaches of St.Petersburg and Tampa Bay...he already knows! Check him out with one of the 12 keeper-size Gag groupers...


Mackerel are making their way to StPete Beach

Mackerel are making their way to StPete Beach

2/27/2011 7:08:00 AM

Fishing for Spanish mackerel and Kingfish near St.Pete Beach is about to become a long awaited option for our fishing charters. With water temps reaching the high 60's we are starting to see the...


Tampa Bay fishing is about to explode

Tampa Bay fishing is about to explode

2/22/2011 5:46:00 PM

Tuesday's 4-hour fishing charter out of St.Pete Beach, Florida went really good. After a slow grouper bite just 3 days ago, the fish were more than cooperative with at least 5 Gag grouper over the...


Tough Grouper bite

Tough Grouper bite

2/21/2011 8:17:00 AM

Fishing in the middle of the day, especially the day after a full moon, can be a challenge. I don't know how the rest of the charter fishing fleet did on Saturday, but we could not buy a...


Good times fishing the Gulf of Mexico

Good times fishing the Gulf of Mexico

2/14/2011 7:48:00 AM

Mike and Becka Nealon know how to have a good time...take your friends fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. This was not their first fishing charter on the Jawbreaker, and it won't be their last either....


Grouper and Snapper inside Tampa Bay

Grouper and Snapper inside Tampa Bay

2/6/2011 3:52:00 PM

Fishing for Grouper and Snapper inside Tampa Bay is one way to spend a 4-hour fishing charter, especially when weather won't allow for a trip out into the Gulf of Mexico. Our new friends from...


Djs first deer

Djs first deer

1/27/2011 7:42:00 AM

Although Jawbreaker fishing charters specializes in offshore, deep-sea fishing charters in the Tampa Bay area, we do recognize great sportsmen from all over the the U.S.A. That being said, the...


Happy New Year fishing report from Tampa Florida

Happy New Year fishing report from Tampa Florida

12/31/2010 4:14:00 PM

2010 has been a great year for Jawbreaker fishing charters. Regardless of the slow economy, the Gulf oil spill or even the grouper fishing closures that we have experienced(and the new ones that...


Wintertime Gag Grouper

Wintertime Gag Grouper

12/30/2010 5:17:00 PM

What a fantastic year we have had fishing for Gag grouper in the offshore waters of Tampa Bay and St.Pete Beach. Mike Eldridge and his family, Harris (dad), sons Seth, Alex, Will and Grandad Al...


Fishing you a Merry Christmas

Fishing you a Merry Christmas

12/24/2010 6:34:00 AM

It's that time of year again, and along with the holiday season, lots of people from up North are flocking to beautiful St.Pete Beach, in sunny Florida. That's what Ron Mathews did. He brought his...


Gag Grouper rules are about to change for the Gulf

Gag Grouper rules are about to change for the Gulf

12/12/2010 11:18:00 AM

Fishing for Gag grouper in the Gulf of Mexico's federal waters is about to close. The new Gag grouper regulations are set to take effect starting January 1, 2011. A zero bag limit has been...


More big Gag Grouper on a 4 hour fishing charter

More big Gag Grouper on a 4 hour fishing charter

12/9/2010 8:52:00 AM

Grouper fishing in the Tampa Bay area is still on fire. Jawbreaker fishing charters was able to host a multi-boat, corporate fishing trip out of St.Pete Beach on Wednesday, and things went well!...


High seas and Big Grouper in the Gulf of Mexico

High seas and Big Grouper in the Gulf of Mexico

11/28/2010 8:22:00 AM

Grouper fishing in the shallow waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, as reported yesterday, is still on a good pace. Saturday’s 8-hour fishing charter out of Pass-a-Grille Pass on...


Grouper fishing charter in St Petersburg Florida

Grouper fishing charter in St Petersburg Florida

11/26/2010 6:08:00 PM

Tampa, Florida is the best place to be for sport fishing or game fishing. The Pelagics  are still close to shore and the Groupers are even closer! Our fishing charter today was a 6-hour...


Post full moon Grouper fishing in Tampa FL

Post full moon Grouper fishing in Tampa FL

11/23/2010 6:29:00 PM

St.Pete Beach and the surrounding Gulf waters are still producing some nice Gag and Red Grouper in the shallows. Today’s charter fishing trip, out of Pass-a-Grille, St.Pete Beach, was on...


Hogfish Heaven

Hogfish Heaven

11/15/2010 11:04:00 AM

One of the best things about charter fishing in the Tampa area is the number of options for targeting the many different species the Gulf of Mexico offers us. One of my favorite methods is bottom...


Tampa Bay Grouper catching

Tampa Bay Grouper catching

11/14/2010 8:57:00 AM

Grouper fishing in the Tampa Bay region is on fire! Today’s fishing charter out of Pass-a-grille on St.Pete beach was a true success. We were able to host, once again, the crew from West...


Big fish catching out of Johns Pass

Big fish catching out of Johns Pass

10/31/2010 9:31:00 AM

As reported earlier in the week, the pelagics continue to make a strong presence in the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay waters. An 8-hour fishing charter out of John’s Pass in Madeira beach,...


Barracuda are still invading the Gulf coast

Barracuda are still invading the Gulf coast

10/28/2010 5:48:00 PM

The Jawbreaker fishing team is still putting eager anglers on one of the best gamefish in the Gulf of Mexico and the Tampa Bay fishing region...Barracuda! Hold on for big game action when a hungry...


Prime time for pelagics off St Pete beach

Prime time for pelagics off St Pete beach

10/28/2010 9:13:00 AM

If catching a big Kingfish is on your list of "things to do", now is the time to go for it! Our fishing charters, out of Pass-a-grille on St.Pete beach, have been experiencing some outstanding...


Tampa Bay Kingfishing heads West

Tampa Bay Kingfishing heads West

10/26/2010 5:50:00 PM

Nothing says Fall on the Gulf Coast quite like the sound of a fully 
engaged reel screaming at 30 miles per hour as a "smoker" kingfish 
runs west. The kings are migrating...


The Turners find fishing success in Tampa Bay

The Turners find fishing success in Tampa Bay

10/10/2010 8:41:00 AM

Leland and Becky Turner came to St.Pete beach, all the way from Houston, Texas, to give their kids, Trent and Olivia their first taste of offshore fishing. Let's just say the kids are going...


Tampa Bays best deepsea fishing

Tampa Bays best deepsea fishing

9/28/2010 7:52:00 AM

Deepsea fishing in the Tampa Bay waters and Gulf of Mexico remains hot. I had the pleasure of bringing some family members out for some rod bending action this past Sunday. My cousins Pat, Corey,...


Florida grouper fishing 101

Florida grouper fishing 101

9/12/2010 7:46:00 AM

Fishing for grouper on the West coast of Florida is a sure thing right now. Fishing the waters off St.Pete beach in almost any depth has been producing keeper-size Red grouper and Gag grouper...


Afternoon delight of Tampa Bay fishing

Afternoon delight of Tampa Bay fishing

9/11/2010 5:17:00 PM

Maybe we should say 'Luck of the Irish',...that's what Courtney Patt was thinking when she hauled this nice Gag grouper over the rail, on the Jawbreaker, Friday afternoon. Grouper fishing in...


Oooh Barracuda

Oooh Barracuda

9/7/2010 7:46:00 AM

If you ever wanted to catch a Barracuda in the Gulf waters off St.Pete beach, now is the time. We had the chance to take some familiar faces out on a 4-hour fishing charter this Labor...


Big grouper fishing from Tampa Florida

Big grouper fishing from Tampa Florida

9/5/2010 11:01:00 AM

Grouper fishing out of St.Pete beach paid off for the Ingrams. Visiting from Dallas, Texas, Jeff and Cathy Ingram had one thing in mind...'Texas-size' groupers. Well, they wanted to sample...


Another offshore fishing charter from Tampa

Another offshore fishing charter from Tampa

8/22/2010 5:21:00 PM

Can you say 'nice grouper' in french? Well, Francois certainly can. He and wife, Marie, and daughter Izzy came all the way from France to fish the Jawbreaker. With the guidance of John and Alex...


StPete beach fishing charters

StPete beach fishing charters

8/17/2010 6:00:00 PM

Well now..what can I say about a 4-hour fishing charter from St.Pete beach that goes really well? How about...nice tip!!.. Sorry, but we must have really impressed the Gordons' with what seemed...


Family values and Tampa fishing charters

Family values and Tampa fishing charters

8/9/2010 9:26:00 AM

Some of our best Tampa fishing charters have the same ingredients...great families! It is one of the biggest joys of being a charter fishing Captain-that we meet such a wide variety of people....


Tampa deep sea fishing fun

Tampa deep sea fishing fun

8/2/2010 8:15:00 AM

Our Tampa fishing charters have been on fire with deep sea fishing action. Trolling wrecks and reefs has produced non-stop action from Barracudas, Bonitos, Spanish mackerel and the list goes on....


Summertime sportfishing from John's Pass

Summertime sportfishing from John's Pass

7/31/2010 6:32:00 PM

This is what deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico is all about folks! We do fishing charters out of John's Pass, Madeira beach and Pass-a-grille on St.Pete beach and the results are always...


Shark attack on a Tampa Bay fishing charter

Shark attack on a Tampa Bay fishing charter

7/17/2010 9:02:00 AM

Well, not exactly a shark attack...but ask Frank Pucher how the scenario went down when this giant Nurse shark hit his line and he would describe it as "mayhem". We started this half day fishing...


More Grouper action near StPete beach

More Grouper action near StPete beach

7/14/2010 7:54:00 AM

Grouper fishing just 6 miles west of St.Pete beach is typical...in January! Monday's 4-hour afternoon fishing charter went well,with plenty of fish coming over the rail for these guys....


Grouper fishing Tampa Bay

Grouper fishing Tampa Bay

7/13/2010 6:28:00 AM

Grouper fishing in Tampa Bay and the surrounding Gulf waters is hot right now. Fishing for grouper this time of year usually requires a long run offshore to find the keepers. With water temps in...


First time fishing offshore Tampa

First time fishing offshore Tampa

7/2/2010 7:45:00 AM

People come from all over the country, and the world, to go fishing offshore from Tampa Bay and St.Petersburg. Mary Ann came from Kentucky with husband Tommy, and their kids Leslie, Davis and...


Johns Pass fishing charter

Johns Pass fishing charter

6/30/2010 6:06:00 PM

John's Pass fishing charters offers the best sportfishing on the West coast of Florida. Jawbreaker fishing charters offers the best fishing charters out of Johns Pass. Just ask our new friend...


Grouper digging with the Morgans

Grouper digging with the Morgans

6/29/2010 8:07:00 AM

Grouper fishing paid off for Paul Morgan on Sunday's fishing charter out of Pass-a-grille on St.Pete beach. This was a birthday fishing trip for Chris Morgan, compliments of his brother Alex and...


StPete Florida fishing charter report

StPete Florida fishing charter report

6/23/2010 8:10:00 AM

Kingfish are still roaming the Tampa Bay waters and the Gulf of Mexico, just off St.Pete beach. Most of the King mackerel, however, were smaller than the Spanish mackerel. Check out our new...


Fishing charter with StPetersburg locals

Fishing charter with StPetersburg locals

6/21/2010 5:39:00 PM

What better way to spend Father's day than a fishing charter on St.Pete beach. That's what Ginny Cannon figured when she booked a fishing charter with Jawbreaker fishing charters, located on...


Great day fishing out of Johns Pass Madeira beach

Great day fishing out of Johns Pass Madeira beach

6/14/2010 6:49:00 AM

Repeat clients are what keep our St.Pete beach charter fishing business ticking. Well, that and the fact that we catch fish too! Sunday's fishing trip was sent compliments of Dave and...


Tampa Bay fishing report

Tampa Bay fishing report

6/12/2010 7:53:00 AM

Fishing in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico is steady with all of the summer-time species showing up right on schedule. Our charter fishing clients are keeping busy with Kingfish, Cudas, Bonitos...


Deep sea fishing from St.Pete beach Florida

Deep sea fishing from St.Pete beach Florida

6/10/2010 7:12:00 AM

Really folks, there is no sign of oil on St.Pete beach, Florida. Deep sea fishing out of St.Pete beach has never been better. Actually, fishing out of Pass-a-grille, John's Pass and Clearwater...


Trolling the Gulf of Mexico

Trolling the Gulf of Mexico

5/31/2010 8:47:00 AM

Trolling in the Gulf of Mexico for Spanish mackerel is at it's best. The bait pods are everywhere, nearshore and offshore from St.Pete beach, and so are the fish. Using planers and spoons to trick...


Big fish action on the West coast of Florida

Big fish action on the West coast of Florida

5/25/2010 9:22:00 AM

Fishing on Florida's West coast in the Gulf of Mexico has so much to offer right now. Monday's fishing charter out of St.Pete beach provided non-stop fishing action all day long. Fishing for...


Fishing off Clearwater beach for Kingfish

Fishing off Clearwater beach for Kingfish

5/22/2010 5:55:00 PM

What a day! These gals had our hands full...fishing, of course. Clearwater beach and the Sand Key hard bottom area are on fire with King mackerel. Our charter fishing trip out of Madeira beach,...


Fishing in Tampa Bay for King and Spanish mackerel

Fishing in Tampa Bay for King and Spanish mackerel

5/21/2010 5:39:00 PM

Fishing in Tampa Bay and nearshore Gulf of Mexico is about as hot as it can get right now. Our Tampa Bay fishing charters are producing both King mackerel and Spanish mackerel in record numbers,...


Fishing from the Merry Pier on Pass a Grille

Fishing from the Merry Pier on Pass a Grille

5/17/2010 7:09:00 AM

The fishing was great but the seas were big. That has been the theme around here the last couple of weeks. Saturday's fishing charter was a 2-boat corporate trip out of the Merry Pier in...


Tampa deep sea fishing success

Tampa deep sea fishing success

5/9/2010 5:16:00 PM

Deep sea fishing in the Tampa area is about as good as it can get right now. Fishing for Grouper and Kingfish on the same charter trip is the normal routine this time of year for most charter...


Tampa fishing charter

Tampa fishing charter

5/4/2010 8:23:00 AM

A 4-hour fishing charter in Tampa Bay produced some nice Spanish mackerel Monday afternoon. The wind was relentless though. Even in the protected waters of Tampa Bay, it was a solid 3-4 foot seas....


Tampa Bay Kingfish tournament success

Tampa Bay Kingfish tournament success

5/3/2010 7:07:00 AM

The Jawbreaker fishing team was able to host a great charter for the 14th annual HCS Kingfish tournament on Saturday. After winning last year's event, I felt good about our chances. We had...


King mackerel fishing out of Johns Pass

King mackerel fishing out of Johns Pass

4/18/2010 10:31:00 AM

What a way to end a 4-hour fishing charter out of John's Pass fishing village on Madeira beach, Florida. This beautiful Kingfish ate a large blue runner at about 4pm on Saturday....


Grouper fishing in Tampa

Grouper fishing in Tampa

4/16/2010 7:09:00 PM

Most Tampa Bay and St.Petersburg deep sea fishing guides are reporting the same thing. Lots of fish! We had the pleasure of taking another "very" repeat client today, John Clough(on the...


3 Generations charter fishing out of Tampa

3 Generations charter fishing out of Tampa

4/9/2010 6:46:00 PM

What can I say about my friend Maddy Corson? She and her son, Ben, and his son William, from Pass-a-Grille, St.Pete Beach, Florida have been charter fishing on the Jawbreaker for over 5 years-and...


Fishing for Spanish mackerel around the Skyway

Fishing for Spanish mackerel around the Skyway

4/8/2010 11:07:00 AM

Well, the first charter went so well today, bottom fishing, I was a bit nervous when our second charter of the day requested to do nothing but troll. We have been working the shipping channel for...


First timers catch big grouper off St.Pete beach

First timers catch big grouper off St.Pete beach

4/8/2010 10:32:00 AM

God I love this job…if you want to call it a job. Being a charter fishing guide in Tampa Bay can actually feel like a job from time to time, but Wednesday’s first 4-hour charter was...


Tampa Bay fishing is getting hot

Tampa Bay fishing is getting hot

4/6/2010 6:50:00 PM

Fishing in Tampa is getting hotter by the minute. With the new warming trend that we are finally experiencing, the fish are starting to do what would normally happen in mid March. Gag grouper...


Tampa fishing charter report

Tampa fishing charter report

4/5/2010 6:14:00 PM

Fishing is getting hot in Tampa Bay, Florida. The Browns are pictured above with the first Gulf of Mexico fish they ever caught! Check out Doug with a keeper Gag grouper, wife Sally with a big Key...


Multiple species on a 4 hour charter fishing trip

Multiple species on a 4 hour charter fishing trip

4/3/2010 10:30:00 AM

Spring is here at last! When you can go out for 4 hours in the Gulf of Mexico and come back with a full day's worth of fish and stories, you know it's good. That is exactly what Mark Tinney and...


New York Rangers visit Tampa Bay

New York Rangers visit Tampa Bay

4/3/2010 9:59:00 AM

Jawbreaker Fishing Charters had the honor of hosting some of the New York Rangers NHL hockey team on Wednesday afternoon. After a 4-hour fishing trip in the morning, we cleaned the boat and got...


Jimmie Johnson wins again

Jimmie Johnson wins again

4/1/2010 5:55:00 PM

No, he was not driving the 48 car, but Grouper are back on the menu, and Jim Johnson was sure to put one on the plate for his family, Cathy,Mike,Tyler and Jake. With Grandpa Kerry hooking dinner...


StPete beach fishing charter

StPete beach fishing charter

3/31/2010 6:54:00 PM

Well, what can we say about grouper fishing off St.Pete beach, Florida? How about...excellent! Today's trip was not a whole lot different than the last couple of months of fishing in the Tampa Bay...


Fishing with good friends from Clearwater beach

Fishing with good friends from Clearwater beach

3/28/2010 7:14:00 AM

There is almost no better feeling than seeing familiar faces on our charter boat. Dave Walker and crew, from Clearwater,Florida, have been chartering our fishing boat for the last 4 or 5...


Orlando visitors find magic fishing in Tampa Bay

Orlando visitors find magic fishing in Tampa Bay

3/28/2010 6:30:00 AM

Paul and Tammy Roble did what every good parent should do, take the kids to Orlando, skip the 'mouse' and go directly to Tampa for a fishing charter on board the Jawbreaker. Although we were...


Mackerel have arrived in the Tampa Bay area!

Mackerel have arrived in the Tampa Bay area!

3/26/2010 6:30:00 AM

Well,we have been waiting for the signs of spring and finally its here. Randy Manning and crew booked a 2-boat fishing charter out of St.pete beach on Wednesday and were rewarded with multiple...


Tampa Grouper fishing stays shallow

Tampa Grouper fishing stays shallow

3/21/2010 8:08:00 AM

Grouper fishing charters in the Tampa Bay area remain productive. Of course we are releasing these big boys, due to the closure, until April 1. After that it is game on! With winter-like...


StPete Beach Florida fishing report

StPete Beach Florida fishing report

3/18/2010 5:14:00 PM

My buddy Dan Budde...oh, and son DJ, a.k.a. "Angler of the month", found a grouper fishing charter to be just what the doctor ordered. These guys, once again came from windy Illinois to the...


Florida fishing charters

Florida fishing charters

3/10/2010 7:05:00 AM

The Jawbreaker strikes again! We had the pleasure of taking some familiar faces out on a grouper fishing trip Monday. Dave Walker, daughter Madeline and fellow Vanderbilt colleagues Madison,...


Last minute fishing trip one big Grouper

Last minute fishing trip one big Grouper

12/30/2009 7:32:00 PM

I was sad to hear the news when Capt.Dave called and told me of his boat motor woes. Afterall, he is a good friend and advisary in the charter fishing business. I was happy though, when he asked...


4 hours of Grouper fishing near St Pete Beach

4 hours of Grouper fishing near St Pete Beach

12/23/2009 5:56:00 PM

Hey folks, all that I can say right now is WOW! Yes, wow was the word for the day on our 4-hour trip out of Pass-a-grille, St.Pete beach today. We had four keeper size gag grouper in the fish...


Catching grouper in Tampa Bay while Kingfishing

Catching grouper in Tampa Bay while Kingfishing

10/24/2009 7:32:00 PM

Stranger things have happened on our fishing charters. This is not the first time that I have seen big grouper show themselves while trolling for kingfish, especially along the Sand Key...


An afternoon fishing trip on the Gulf of Mexico

An afternoon fishing trip on the Gulf of Mexico

8/23/2009 8:45:00 PM

Fishing a 4-hour trip in the afternoon, in the heat of summer, can be tough. Can be...today was different in the Gulf of Mexico. We got a really cool group of guys on our boat for a 5-boat...


Deep sea fishing charter in StPete

Deep sea fishing charter in StPete

6/23/2009 6:45:00 PM

Well, another great charter fishing trip! John L. and sons and have been fishing with Jawbreaker Fishing Charters Inc. for over 6 years and why should this fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico be...


Shark Fishing Off St Petersburg Beach

Shark Fishing Off St Petersburg Beach

6/16/2009 8:10:00 PM

Talk about hot fishing! So far this month we have caught Sharks, Barracuda, Spanish mackerel, Tripletail, Cobia, Bonita and the list goes on. But the big topic has been Shark fishing on St.pete...


Another Tampa fishing trip with the Smiths

Another Tampa fishing trip with the Smiths

4/11/2009 8:24:00 PM

This isn't Doug Smiths first rodeo. He and his crew proved just that today. I thought back to the movie "Jaws" after one look in the fish box, on the first spot...."we are going to need a...


Clearwater beach fishing charter in the fog

Clearwater beach fishing charter in the fog

2/27/2009 6:30:00 PM

Keith Meyers is a veteran fisherman on the Jawbreaker. I believe this was trip number 6 or 7 for him on our charter fishing boat. We always do an 8-hour trip bottom fishing for Grouper and...


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