Bay Area Canoe and Kayak Fishing Club

Where friends get together to share the Tampa Bay area waters.

Welcome to the B.A.C.K. Fishing Club website.

Welcome to the Tampa Bay Area Canoe & Kayak Fishing Club. For the past 10+ years, we have been a community of people with a passion for fishing and being close to the water. We welcome everyone to our monthly meetings and fishing get together's called GOOMBA's. Whether you are an novice or expert, please join us on the third Tuesday of every month at Bill Jackson's in St. Petersburg for some food, friendship and education.


Tight lines and smooth seas

July 19th Meeting - Filming Your Fishing Adventure

Come and join us this month on July 19th, starting between 6:15 and 6:30 PM at Bill Jackson's!  Hot Dogs, Door Prizes, Goomba Details and General Mayhem!


Our guest speaker this month is Rob DeVore. Rob is a member of the Johnson Outdoors Adventure team and award-winning film maker. He will be sharing his techniques for how to bring your fishing story to life.In addition, Rob has generously added a GoPro Session to our raffle prizes to be given away to one lucky attendee.
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Our club meetings are free to attend. We invite you to join us and become a paid member as well. Dues are $30 a year and you can pay online or at the meeting. Members get a shirt or hat plus participate in a few member only activities we have throughout the year.

If you haven't already paid, members please remember to bring dues or pay your dues online soon.

July 2016 Goomba

Our July Goomba will be at one of our favorite spots, Fort Desoto. Meet us July 23rd. We launch around 7am from the beach just south of the 50 cent toll. If you go over the bridge you went to far. Take your pick and go after Reds, Snook and Trout or whatever else you think might be swimming around. If you are new to kayak fishing or would like to fish with someone rather than going on your own, let one of the club officers know and we will get you connected.

We normally stop fishing around 1pm but feel free to stay out there as long as you want. Bring sunscreen and the right clothes because it will be hot. Bring your own drinks and lunch. We will discuss whether we are cooking at the club meeting.


Where is Bill Jackson's?

9501 US HWY 19 N, Pinellas Park, FL 33782

Bill Jacksons is on the east side of US 19 just south of the 49th street overpass. For more detailed directions, Click Here


You can call them at 727-576-4169.