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My name is Captain Jim Lemke I am a U.S.C.G. license Captain that has over 25 years of fly fishing experience as a Full time Guide in the waters in and around the Tampa Bay area. Make every trip the best Florida Fishing Adventure you’ve ever experienced. Just picture your self Snook fishing along the beautiful Mangrove Shoreline of Tampa Bay or jumping a giant Tarpon along the Tampa Bay Skyline as the sun is coming up or poling down the pristine grass flats sight casting for Redfish in the afternoon or fishing the docks lights at night for big Snook, Redfish and Trout.
When you are looking for inshore fly fishing action in the Tampa Bay area waters, you need look no further. Capt. Jim is a native-born angler who has put his 25 years of knowledge and skills on the local waters to work, making him the choice of for sportfishing anglers from all over the world, fishing television producers, sports stars and celebrities seeking the saltwater thrills.
Capt. Jim Lemke has been featured in many worldwide television shows like ESPN2 Inshore Angler and Urban Angler along with many local shows like Hooked on Fishing, The Average Angler and the 47 Fish Finder with many more.
I will provide casting instruction on how to fish for the various specie’s we will be targeting that day. So don’t worry if you are new to fly fishing or you are a experienced caster. It’s my job to help you along the way and teach you the techneic.
I also provide top of the line 18 hpx Maverick skiff and fly fishing gear to be used on your charter like Maverick Boats, G-Loomis Rod’s, Islander Fly Reels, and custom Fly’s by Ron. You are welcome to bring along your own fly rod, all I ask is to let me know what weight rod you are bring in advance so i can make sure it’s right for what we are fishing for.
Captain Jim offers Inshore, Flats, and Backbay fishing in and around the waters of Tampa Bay, Florida. Some of the specie’s we will be fishing for are the wylie Snook, the mighty Siver King the Tarpon, Redfish, Trout, Permit, Cobia, and Shark. The Tarpon run in Tampa Bay from April through the first part of November with the best months are May through July on the new and full moons on the hill tides. In September Snook season starts back up. Capt. Jim is experienced in many different angling methods, including fly fishing, plug, and spin, as required. To book a most unique fishing experience with Capt. Jim Lemke, contact him at (813) 917-4989 Cell or by email .