Saint Joseph Bay

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Location:
Port St. Joe, FL
United States United States
Coordinates:
29.6869, -85.3088
Description:

St. Joseph Bay is a bay on the Gulf Coast of the U.S. state of Florida, located in Gulf County between Apalachicola and Panama City. Port St. Joe is located on St. Joseph Bay.

St. Joseph Bay is bounded on the east by the mainland, on the south by Cape San Blas, and on the west by the St. Joseph Peninsula. The north end of the bay is a relatively narrow opening to the Gulf of Mexico. The bay is approximately 15 miles long north to south, and 6 miles wide at its widest point. The St. Joseph Peninsula forms the T.H. Stone Memorial-St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, while the bay itself includes the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve and the St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve.

Common fish caught in the bay are
speckled trout, red drum, flounder, mullet, bluefish and whiting.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area, Disabled access, State campground, Shore fishing access, State picnic area, Playground, Camping, Restrooms, Beach, Fly Fishing, Wading, Floating, Bait shop on site, Rental boats available, Marina
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Fishing Reports

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 04.17.13

Captain Hal took Jimmy from Lousianna and son in law to St Joe Bay . The caught 10 Speckled trout and 3 Bluedfish . The largest an 8 pound Speckled Trout ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 04.15.13

I took Hershel Meaders from Georgia in St Joe Bay . We caught 24 legal Speckled Trout including a 6 Lb 3 oz . we also released a 4 Lb Speckled Trout ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 03.13.13

Captain Hal of Inshore Charters took Kevin and Matt from Michigan to Saint Joseph Bay . They brought in a limit of St Joe Bay Speckled Sea Trout , a 27 inch Red fish , 12 Flounder and a Blue fish ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 03.05.13

Captain Hal took Jim McElroy from Knoxville, Tennessee to St Joseph Bay . They brought in a Flounder, a limit of Speckled Trout including two over slot Specks . They also released a 32 & 34 inch Red and two more over slot Specks ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 03.01.13

Captain Hal took two happy anglers from Cherokee, Georgia Flounder fishing in St Joseph Bay . They brought in a limit of 30 Flounder and a Speckled Trout ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 06.26.12

We have put all our charters on hold, with the impact of the winds from Tropical Storm Debbie hanging out there. The winds and tides have forced higher than normal coastal flooding. We hope to resume fishing later in the week. Our hope is that we will be able to hit the water again for the opening of Grouper on the first of July.   Capt John O'Hanlon 727 942 9636...

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 06.12.12

June 11, I took Steve Colvin from Alabama for 5 hours in St Joseph Bay . He caught 9 Speckled Trout and one Red Fish ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 05.16.12

May 12, I took the Sanders family from Moultrie, Georgia fishing in St Joseph Bay . They caught 15 Speckled Trout and a Flounder ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 05.07.12

May 5, I took Mike Vaughan, Jim Adams, and Dan Greathouse from Thomaston, Georgia to St Joseph Bay . They caught 5 Flounder to 18 inches and 14 Speckled Trout including a 4 and 5 pound 3 ounce Speck ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 04.28.12

April 26, Captain Hal took CJ and Micheal to St Joseph Bay for 5 hours . They caught 4 Blue Fish, 2 Spanish Mackerel, 6 Speckled Trout to 4 Lbs. and 21 Flounder ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 04.17.12

April 14, Captain Hal took Cleve and Brant from Mrexico beach to Saint Joseph Bay . They caught 20 Flounder and 10 Speckled Trout .http://lighttacklefishing.com/...

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 04.08.12

April 8 Captain Hal took Zeb Cochran & freind from Canton Georgia to St Joseph Bay . They caught 27 Flounder and and 7 Specks to 4 & a half pounds .http://lighttacklefishing.com...

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 04.08.12

April 7, Captain Milton took Phil and David Brock from Rome, Georgia to St Joseph Bay . They caught 20 Flounder and 7 Speckled Trout . Captain Hal took Glenn Abney and Mike Whirley from Stockbridge, Georgia to St Joseph Bay . They caught 15 Flounder and 6 Speckled Trout .http://lighttacklefishing.com...

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 04.03.12

April 2, 2012, Captain Hal of Inshore Charters took Jonathon Sisson from Gainsville, Georgia for 5 hours . They caught about 60 Speckled Trout .http://lighttacklefishing.com/...

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 03.26.12

March 26, I took Rodney Ridgeway and son Ty from Georgia to St. Joseph Bay for 6 hours . They brought in 15 Flounder, 10 Speckled Trout and a Spanish Mackerel ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 03.24.12

March 24, I took John Bowen and Eric Vogt to St. Joseph Bay for 5 hours . They brought in a limit of Speckled Trout and 7 Flounder ....

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 03.16.12

March 15, I took Mike Carnley, his daughter Lindsey and John Bowen from Alabama to St Joe Bay for 5 hours . They brought in a limit of Speckled Trout, a flounder and released numerous other Specks . http://lighttacklefishing.com/Home_Page.php...

Saint Joseph Bay Fishing Report 03.08.12

March 5, 2012 I took Mark Miller-McLemore from Franklin. Tenneessee to St Joe Bay for 5 hours . We caught 22 keeper Speckled Trout to 19 inches , 6 Blue and 2 Flounder .   Home 850-899-9056 Cell 850-227-8466...

Fish

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Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)

355
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Drum, Black (Pogonias cromis)

144
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Drum, Red (Saltwater) (Sciaenops ocellatus)

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Flounder, Gulf (Paralichthys albigutta)

148
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Mackerel, Spanish (Scomberomorous maculatus)

249
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Trout, Speckled (Cynoscion nebulosus)

255
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Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)

75

Guides

Forgotten Coast Adventures

Captain Mark Howze is a USCG Licensed Captain and member of Team Skeeter with over 20 years flats fishing experience; 10 years along Florida's Gulf Coast. Capt. Mark has fished all over the South...
Port Saint Joe, FL, United States United States
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Inshore Charters With Captain Milton Tarpley

Inshore Charters offers anglers of all skill levels a professionally guided salt water fishing experience in the waters of St Joseph Bay, Apalachicola Bay, Cape San Blas and Indian Pass in the water...
Apalachicola, FL, United States United States
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My Fishing Adventures Charters

My Fishing Adventures Charters specializes in inshore fishing charters in Carrabelle and St. George Island Florida. My Fishing Adventure Charters is a first class, top-notch charter service. Everyth...
St. George Island, FL, United States United States
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Shore Thang Charters

Welcome to Shore Thang Charters. I am Captain Hal Tarpley. I offer several different options to accommodate you. I fish in the pristine waters of Saint Joseph Bay and Apalachicola Bay. I spec...
Port Saint Joe, FL, United States United States

Lodges

Forgotten Coast Adventures

Captain Mark Howze is a USCG Licensed Captain and member of Team Skeeter with over 20 years flats fishing experience; 10 years along Florida's Gulf Coast. Capt. Mark has fished all over the South...
Port Saint Joe, FL, United States United States

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.