Top Three Fishing Stores in Tampa

Top Three Fishing Stores in Tampa

Marina Pointe offers residents a private entrance into Tampa Bay, some of Florida’s best fishing.

Marina Pointe sits perched on a private peninsula reaching into Tampa Bay, the largest-open body estuary in the sunshine state. Boasting a year around average temperature of 75 to 80 degrees fahrenheit, residents can experience Florida to its fullest from their exclusive luxury penthouses and townhomes that boast top of line fixtures and five-star amenities.

Experience award-winning sunsets from spacious balconies or through stunning floor to ceiling windows, venture into downtown Tampa for lively nightlife experiences, choose from endless travel options from Tampa International Airport and the Port of Tampa, and take advantage of incredible fishing opportunities from your personal boat slip. As Tower One nears its opening, reservations are being accepted for Tower Two. Special pre-construction pricing is available and 5% commission for licensed realtors for a limited time.

Step out of your exclusive penthouse to your boat, docked in Marina Pointe’s premiere marina, constructed to allow yachts up to 90 feet easy access to Tampa Bay. Tampa has been named one of the best cities in the country to own a boat. Conveniently positioned near two of Tampa Bay’s top fishing spots, Marina Pointe allows anglers a front-row seat to some of Florida’s best fishing. Gandy Bridge and Davis Island are both a short boat ride from Marina Pointe, and you can expect to catch some of Tampa Bay’s best fishing species. 

Fish species you can catch in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is home to some of the best fishing in the state, a crown jewel among anglers. Gandy Bridge is only minutes from Marina Pointe’s nationally recognized boat marina, and offers some of the best fishing in Tampa Bay. Anglers can expect to find red drum, flounder, speckled trout and snook in the area. For those who are interested in more exotic fish that offer more of a challenge, tarpon and cobia can also be abundant in the area as it is located close to the mouth of Tampa Bay, providing exposure to larger species that live in the Gulf. These top three fishing and bait stores, all located within five minutes of Marina Pointe, can provide anglers with the perfect bait and tackle options for your targeted species.

Tampa Bay provides inshore and offshore fishing option

Top three fishing and bait stores in Tampa

3. Minnows and Monsters Tackle

Open since 1998, Minnows and Monsters Tackle provides an all encompassing shopping experience to anglers of all experience levels, whether you’re just looking to dip your line in the water or sign up for the next Tarpon tournament.

They provide tackle options for all types of fishing; freshwater, fly, inshore or offshore, and other fishing services, such as rod and reel repairs and custom rod designs. From fishing apparel to protect you from the sun to your next setup to catch a Cobia, Minnows and Monsters’ has it.

2. Tampa Bay On The Fly

Tampa Bay On The Fly is a unique fishing store that not only provides anglers with a variety of tackle and equipment to prepare for your next fishing expedition, but also provides a comprehensive guide to what’s biting, where it can be found, the best bait options for your targeted species, and tips on how to catch them.

1.Gandy Bait and Tackle

Within walking distance of Marina Pointe, Gandy Bait and Tackle is a longtime fixture of the Tampa Bay fishing community. Open since 1989, it is one of the oldest bait and tackle stores in Tampa and is well-known in the Tampa Bay fishing community for having some of the best assortments of bait, including live shrimp, pinfish, crabs, chum, a variety of frozen bait, and occasionally even greenbacks, some of the best bait in the bay. 

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