Tampa Bay Kayak Anglers

Let’s get on the water and go fishing!

Tampa Bay’s Resource For Kayak Anglers

Join our kayak fishing community and let’s explore the diverse and unique waters of Tampa Bay.


Welcome to our kayak fishing community!

Tampa Bay Kayak Anglers is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting kayak fishing around Tampa Bay. Our mission is to cultivate interest in kayak fishing among new and diverse audiences, expand experience for fishing veterans, encourage anglers to target different species and strengthen conservation efforts.

Tampa Bay Kayak Anglers was recently recognized as an Outstanding Partner to the Florida Youth Conservation Network, by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Intermediate Boating & Fishing Summer Camp in Oldsmar for Children and Teens / Weekday Tampa Summer Camps

Summer Camp Season is Here!

TBKA Boating & Fishing Summer Camp is returning this summer to Mobbly Bayou Nature Preserve in Oldsmar. This year, TBKA will be hosting beginner, intermediate and advanced level boating and fishing camp programs. This fishing summer camp is perfect for coed anglers age 10-17. 

We Educate & Inspire Through Kayak Fishing

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Why Kayak Fishing?

Fishing became a beloved activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, as a safe and fun escape from indoor isolation. Kayak fishing is a great way to workout, enjoy the outdoors, and connect with family and friends. 

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Florida Fishing License

Florida has its own set of fishing laws and regulations that need to be followed in order to protect their fish populations.

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Conservation Efforts

Kayak fishing contributes to conservation efforts in fresh and salt water locations throughout Tampa Bay, by helping control invasive species and overpopulation.

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Women Making Waves

Women Making Waves is a women-powered social media movement to help increase female participation and visibility in fishing and boating. To expand the program reach new audiences, we’re seeking female influencer partners to share our mission. 

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& Wear It Too!

Tampa Bay Kayak Anglers now offers branded shirts and hats for purchase. Your orders and support help our organization grow.

Partners & Sponsorship

Brands that Support Us

Tampa Bay's Best Kayak Fishing &Camping Spots

Do you enjoy camping?

Explore some of our favorite campgrounds around Tampa Bay that include opportunities for kayaking.

Fort De Soto Park & Campground

Pinellas Bayway 3500 S

Tierra Verde, FL 33712

Hillsborough River State Park & Campground

15402 U.S. 301 North

Thonotosassa, FL 33592

E.G. Simmons Conservation Park & Campground

2401 19th Ave NW

Ruskin, FL 33570