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At Florida Sportfishing Outfitters, Captain Shawn Crawford offers his experience with fishing in Tampa Bay during fishing trips and seminars. His fishing tours in Tampa, Florida, has given the opportunity to learn more about the local fish, and the waters, than you could ever obtain from a book. Captain Shawn does his best to teach you the techniques of landing trophy fish on light tackle.


Captain Crawford hosts seminars throughout the year at different locations, covering the variety of fish that can be found in the bay. Crowd participation is key. Lively discussion helps people understand. There are many ways to catch fish, and a one- to two-hour seminar is a good way to get introduced to the intricacies of fishing before scheduling an excursion. The goal is to help you grow to share his love of fish and fishing, while improving your skills on the water. Each seminar describes what did and didn't work on recent excursions.


Captain Crawford is proud to have many regular clients, with most booking a couple to several days per year. He caters to their needs, and strives to build a comfortable relationship that will lead to more fish being caught and a better time on the water. He teaches all clients what he is doing, providing fun and a lesson in fishing. Hands-on experience is key to getting the most out of your fishing trip. Crawford takes you to the best places to catch the fish you are looking for. He accepts fishers ages five and up. Discover what some have to say.