Fishing Tampa Bay, FL

Fly Fishing or Traditional Fishing? Choosing Your Excursion

At Captain John O’Hanlon Fishing Expeditions in Tampa, we offer a variety of fishing excursions for all fishing preferences and levels of fishing expertise. Whether you are an experienced angler that prefers the challenge of fly fishing or are a beginner who wants a leisurely afternoon of traditional fishing offshore in deeper waters, our fishing …
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Basic Fishing Knots and How to Tie Them

When you’re planning a fishing trip in the Tampa, FL, area, it’s best to come prepared so that you can get right to the water and reeling in the big one. If you don’t already know how to tie fishing knots, now is the time to learn so that you can be ready once you’re …
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What to Expect on a Charter Fishing Excursion

When you book fishing excursions, all you really need to do is show up in a pair of sneakers, a jacket and some snacks, and you’re good to go. The boat’s skipper provides the fishing license, baits, tackle, cooler with ice for your food and drinks, and a great day of sports fishing on the …
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All About Bait

Whether its saltwater or freshwater fishing, one of the most important things to consider before you head out is your choice of bait. Choose incorrectly and you will waste both your money and time while what could have been your catch, is lured away by more attractive and tastier fare. You choice of bait is …
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