Phlats Guide Services

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User:
Captain Craig Korczynski
Location:
West Palm Beach, FL
United States United States
Contact Name:
Capt. Craig Korczynski
Address:
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Description:

Light Tackle inshore fishing guide for snook, tarpon, trout, reds, peacock bass, largemouth bass. Live bait, fly fishing, artificial lures.

Amenities:
Bait & Tackle, Fish Filleting, Fishing License, Instruction, Rods, Safety Gear
In business since:
2002
Experience:

Experience light tackle inshore fishing in renowned Palm Beach, to the back country of Jupiter, Florida.

Whether freshwater or saltwater fishing is your choice Captain Craig Korczynski can accommodate your fishing needs.

Captain Craig holds a 50-ton Masters captains license, and thrives to make all trips the most memorable.



Rates:
$250.00 to $500.00 per trip
What to bring:

Appropriate Clothing, Beverages, Camera, Comfortable Shoes, Cooler, Fishing License, Food Supplies, Hat, Lunch, No glass bottles, Non-Marking Sole Shoes, Raingear, Soft soled shoes , Sunglasses, Sunscreen, "To go" Coolers

Boat & Equipment Info

Length:
15 Feet
No. of engines:
1
Manufacturer:
Tunnel Hull
Length:
23 Feet
No. of engines:
1
Manufacturer:
Bayboat

Crew Members

Name:
Craig Korczynski
Title:
Captain-Owner
Phone:
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Email:
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Fishing Spots

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Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

Boynton Beach, FL
United States United States
34 65 9 6
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Atlantic Ocean (FL) Atlantic Ocean

West Palm Beach, FL
United States United States
28 38 1 16 8
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Indian River Lagoon Lagoon

Titusville, FL
United States United States
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Intercoastal Waterway Bay (Saltwater)

Delray Beach, FL
United States United States
63 1 6 4
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Jupiter Sound Sound (Saltwater)

Jupiter, FL
United States United States
2 26 15 4
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Lake Osborne Lake (Freshwater)

Lake Worth, FL
United States United States
9 1 6 6
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Lake Worth(Lagoon) Lake (Saltwater)

Lake Worth, FL
United States United States
799 4 2 6 12
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Loxahatchee River River

Jupiter, FL
United States United States
7 10 8 7
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Mosquito Lagoon Lagoon

Titusville, FL
United States United States

Fishing Reports

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 01.12.15

Snook fishing is steady producing awesome sight fishing along flats, sea walls and docks. Small jigs and live baits entice snook to strike. Snook are schooled up at times, ranging in size from 2 to 15 pounds. Top water action with heedon spooks producing nice fish from 5 to 20 pounds, slow presentation prevails. Night fishing is a blast right now, plenty of action for all angler with live baits, fly and jigs. Tarpon action in back bays and canals is fantastic all through the day. The t...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 10.15.14

The inshore fishing is full of life winds or not, the mullet run is on and anglers can enjoy non stop action. Morning and evening, snook are exploding on top water plugs and live mullet, docks, seawalls and flats all holding snook right now. Night fishing is another option for anglers bridges and dock light provide great areas to target snook, just look for snook lurking in the shadow line, always present you bait in a natural manner.   Tarpon fishing has been steady this past...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 10.07.14

The inshore fishing is full of life, the mullet run is on and anglers can enjoy non stop action. Morning and evening, snook are exploding on top water plugs and live mullet, docks, seawalls and flats all holding snook right now. Night fishing is another option for anglers bridges and dock light provide great areas to target snook, just look for snook lurking in the shadow line, always present you bait in a natural manner.   Tarpon fishing has been steady this past week, the big...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 09.19.14

The Inshore Fishing all through the ICW continues to offer anglers plenty of action. The Snook have been abundant near docks and sea walls ambushing bait pods. The action is outstanding early and late in the afternoon using live baits and artificial lures like doa bait busters and cal, along with heedon spook top water plugs. The average size of the Snook has been 2 to 20 pounds. Fly fishing for the snook has been great as anglers sight snook cruising down the sea wall presenting the fly 2...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 09.11.14

The inshore fishing in the ICW has produced a mix bag of species for anglers, as mullet schools trickle into back bays. The Snook and Tarpon have really keyed in on the schools of bait near docks and sea walls. Early morning and late afternoon provides the best action for anglers. Pier fishing also another areas for anglers to tango with the linesiders   The Jacks have been abundant near drop offs and local bridges. Live baits work great along with lures and jigs. The Jacks hav...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 08.25.14

Snook fanatics season opens on the 1st, the bite has been great around clean water. The mullet run is coming to our area keying up the fishing. Live baits worked near structure and you should find the snook. Early morning fishing, is great do to low water temps but evening will cause for some heart pounding explosions as well. The snook are averaging in size from 2 to 20 pounds.   Tarpon are becoming prevalent in our Inter coastal waters, they can be seen exploding on mullet sc...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 08.18.14

The Inshore fishing has been full of action for anglers targeting Snook. The Snook continue to gather in our inlets and deep channels. Anglers have been reporting great catches with many of the Snook averaging 5 to 20 pounds. Live baits dropped to the bottom and doa cal jigs bounced off the bottom will get you hooked up. Snook season opens September 1st so if you would like to keep a snook be sure you have a snook stamp.   The Tarpon action has been great on the beach and insid...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 08.04.14

Snook fishing continues to produce great results for anglers fishing the inlets and beaches. Live baits and doa cal jigs in bayou tiger and gold and glow are the baits of choice. Keep the doa bait near the bottom this will better your chance to hook into a monster snook. Always fish moving water and try and fish early morning and during the evening. The average size if the snook has been 8 to 20 pounds. Be sure to handle the snook with care.   The Icw has produced a nice varie...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 07.29.14

The Inshore fishing has been full of action for anglers targeting Snook. The Snook continue to gather in our inlets and deep channels. Anglers have been reporting catches in double digit numbers with many of the Snook averaging 5 to 25 pounds. Live baits dropped to the bottom and jigs bounced off the bottom will get you hooked up.   The Tarpon action has been great on the beach and inside the ICW for anglers looking to tango with the silver king. Look for rolling fish and pres...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 04.28.14

If offshore is not your game the snook continue to produce non stop action. Anglers in a half day trip are averaging 15 to 20 snook, working docks, seawalls, and drop offs. Top water heedon spooks worked slow produce explosive action on the surface. Docks worked with doa shrimp or cal entice the snook to strike as well. Night fishing is also a great option for those looking to beat the heat.   Tarpon action is still great in the Jupiter area, deep channels are the main areas to...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 04.21.14

Snook fishing is producing plenty of drag screaming action for anglers. Docks seawalls and local inlets are holding plenty of fish. The snook are taking live baits and artificial lures. Fly anglers the dock lights offer rod bending action and can produce lots of fish in a few hours, match the hatch and the drag will scream.   Tarpon action is heating up and the bigger fish are chewing on the first and last of the incoming tide. Live baits and swim baits are the best methods to...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 04.07.14

Beautiful sunny days and perfect sea conditions, you could not ask for anything more as a fisherman. Fun in the sun is the mind set for all boaters. Inshore anglers are finding fantastic snook fishing during the day as well as night. The snook can be found near sea walls and docks ambushing baits as they pass by. Live baits work great especially at night, presenting explosive action as snook are seen inhaling baits. Live shrimp, greenies and mullet are all great choices. Artificial lure...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 03.31.14

Rising water temperatures, equals snook action hot,hot,hot. Snook are just about everywhere you look. Docks, seawalls and flats are teaming with schoolie snook and big female snook. Live baits and artificial lures produce strikes. The average size of the snook have been from 5 to 25 pounds. Sight fishing for snook is a blast and can easily make an angler tremble and knees buckle, as nerves take over, this is what fishing is all about. Mangrove shorelines and seawalls have been producing...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 03.23.14

Inshore water temperatures are rising and so is the fishing action. Snook are everywhere you look and the bigger females are starting to show them selves, as they prepare for the upcoming snook spawn. Live baits and lures provoke the snook to strike. The average size of the snook has been 5 to 20 pounds. Tarpon action turning on in the deeper channels, look for rolling fish as keys to your success. Live baits drifted with the tide and jigs worked on the bottom produce great results. Tar...
about 3 years ago (03/03/2014)

Loxahatchee River Fishing Report 03.03.14

March is here and wind the cool fronts have tapered off thankfully, warm weather has been abundant and water temperatures are on the rise. March is usually windy causing anglers to battle choppy conditions but well worth it for fun in the sun. Snook fishing has been stealer do to the warmer water departures, seawalls, docks and  flats are all holding good snook. Doa cal jigs and airhead doa all entice the snook to strike. Glow and gold have been the best colors for the snook. To...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 02.09.14

Seasonably warm, we can all agree it feels great and would not trade places with any northerner. This weeks past warm spell, has put a spark in everybody. Mother nature sure has blessed us with the spectacular weather. Tarpon fishing has been great in the ICW and inside the local inlets. The bigger tarpon are grouped up hanging near deep channel edges and drop offs. These tarpon are ranging in size from 50 to 100 pounds, they are picky at times best bet, fish the out going tides using l...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 02.03.14

The inshore fishing for snook and tarpon has been steady the past week, early morning and late afternoon the bite turns on. Live bait’s and artificial lures like doa cal in red and gold and glow and gold work great near shorelines and seawalls. The top water bite for snook is excellent on the falling tide snook, are active do to the warm weather we have been having. Snook season is now open in my area, typical size for the snook is 18 to 32 inches. The tarpon can be seen rolling o...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 01.26.14

The Back bays are full of tarpon and they have been a blast, as they skyrocket and dance above the waters surface once hooked. Live baits have been the best choice and they must be presented near the bottom as the tide sweeps it slowly. Doa cal and shrimp worked slow get the silver king excited, light leader also helps get strikes. The average size of the tarpon have been 5 to 30 pounds. Snook season will open on February 1 the snook are abundant providing anglers with great fishing nea...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 01.19.14

Inshore tarpon in the icw and inlets on outgoing tide during the evening, produce fish from 20 to 60 pounds. Live baits produce best results, those who  prefer artificial lures, jigs will get your reel a screaming.  The back bays and canals are teaming with snook from sun up to sun down along seawalls and docks. Live baits have been the key, look for the snook near the surface basking in the sun. Night fishing is also another option for those looking to avoid boat traffic. Pit...
about 4 years ago (03/27/2013)

Loxahatchee River Fishing Report 03.27.13

“Happy Easter” to all you fellow anglers, the past week provided great weather and plenty of rod bending action. The warmer weather raised water temperatures and the fish reacted with a feeding frenzy. Hopefully April brings warm weather and plenty of bait our way. The snook bite really turned on as water temperatures were ion the rise, top water plugs or live mullet free lined got the linesiders attention. The snook have been schooling up the past week and many of the snook...
over 4 years ago (09/24/2012)

Loxahatchee River Fishing Report 09.24.12

The Inshore fishing is fantastic all through the Icw, do to the abundance of mullet that has migrated to our area. The Snook fishing is fantastic along sea walls, mangrove shorelines and bridges. Early morning and late afternoon is the best time for great Snook action. Artificial lures provide anglers with explosive reaction strikes as lures are worked near bait pods. Live baits will also keep your rod bent, but the trick is to make you bait stand out form the others. The Snook have been av...

Lake Worth(Lagoon) Fishing Report 08.05.12

The heart of summer and the inshore fishing has been stellar, sure its hot for anglers but nothing beats a bent rod. Low light hours are often the golden hours but rain storms at high noon can cool water temperatures causing a feeding frenzy. Snook fishing along the beaches and inlets has been outstanding, snook are schooling willing take live baits and artificial lures. Both sides of the tides offer great numbers of hook ups, the average size of the snook has ranged from 10 to 25 pound...
Palm Beach, Jupiter Florida
almost 5 years ago (05/29/2012)

Palm Beach, Jupiter Florida Fishing Report 05.29.12

The summer has arrived and the rains continue , the fish feel the change and have been chewing like pac man. Hope fully mother nature will spare the hurricanes this year we can do with out them. Snook fishing is unbelievable right now, the sea walls, docks and flats are producing outstanding fish and plenty of them. Top water plugs , jigs, fly and live baits all get the snook excited, schoolie snook are in pods of 10 to 15 primarily near docks. The big female snook are on the prowl and...
Palm Beach, Jupiter Florida
almost 5 years ago (05/14/2012)

Palm Beach, Jupiter Florida Fishing Report 05.14.12

May has brought typical South Florida weather patterns back as afternoons provide thunderstorms and much needed rain. The heat has played a major role in fishing, as snook and tarpon begin to flock to beaches and deep passes. The snook fishing has offered spectacular sight fishing in Jupiter as well as Palm Beach. Snook are thick along the sand flats, sea walls, and underneath docks. Anglers are able to cast live baits lures and flies to snook lying still, waiting to ambush ther next me...

Atlantic Ocean (FL) Fishing Report 05.07.12

Inshore action for snook producing plenty of rod bending action, snook are being found along sea walls, docks and up on the flats. Artificial lures like a heedon spook or jig worked near structure gets the line siders excited. Snook love to ambush baits so look for heavy structure and use points as areas to locate good numbers of fish. Snook are ranging in size from 2 to 15 pounds. Black drum are showing up along sea walls and sand flats these fish are spooky. Live fiddler crabs and shr...
Jupiter, Palm Beach
about 5 years ago (04/16/2012)

Jupiter, Palm Beach Fishing Report 04.16.12

“April” the wind continues to dictate fishing strategies for us anglers. Seas are consistently lumpy and the choppy inshore waters have vanished memories of calm slick waters we should be receiving, this time of year. All in all the fishing inshore continues to shine producing great catches. The bays and open flats are full of snook lurking near baits schools. Snook are ambushing mullet schools around structured area, willing to take live mullet but jigs and top water plugs...
about 5 years ago (04/09/2012)

Jupiter Sound Fishing Report 04.09.12

  Jupiter, lox river still producing great snook fishing. Mullet schools are inside the river, snook are ambushing baits along sea walls, docks and open flats. Live baits, top water plugs and swim baits all produce strikes. The full moon brought strong tides and turned the fishing on, first of outgoing produced a plethora of snook in deep holes. Incoming tide snook were active in the shallows, taking jigs, and live baits, great time to sight fish. Tarpon bite picked up,...
about 5 years ago (04/01/2012)

Jupiter Sound Fishing Report 04.01.12

Gusty to moderate winds, mother nature has been ex hailing for quite some time. I just hope april will be calm. Well snook fishing is stellar In the river and lagoons. Sight fishing early morning has been blast. Lots of 20 to 26 inches but the bigger slot fish are holding on flats were deep water access is close by. Docks and sea walls great areas to target snook, with jigs or live baits. Docks have been red hot in palm beach using bass assassin 4 inch baits. Bridges at low light...
about 5 years ago (03/19/2012)

Jupiter Sound Fishing Report 03.19.12

March madness has arrived and the fishing has followed suite, spring fishing offers great action for a variety of species. Anglers should expect spectacular fishing the next few weeks as many should be gearing up for the up coming mullet run. Snook action is superior along sea walls, docks, sand and grass flats. Early morning snook are active taking heddon spooks walked slowly near structure. As the sun rises jigs and live baits take precedence. Anglers are having great success jigging...
Jupiter, Palm Beach
about 5 years ago (03/12/2012)

Jupiter, Palm Beach Fishing Report 03.12.12

“Blown away” describes the fishing last week. East winds prevailed and caused for rough water inside and murky water through out the inter coastal. The full moon added swift high and negative tides as well, all this and the inshore fishing was still spot on. Snook are lurking near docks and seawalls, live baits and artificial lures worked close to structure triggers bites. Drop offs, channel edges and bridges are holding slot fish , find moving water and you will catch snook...

Fish

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Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
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Bass, Striped (Morone saxatilis)

848
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Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix)

355
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Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
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Drum, Black (Pogonias cromis)

144
Redfish-3

Drum, Red (Saltwater) (Sciaenops ocellatus)

466
Flounderstarry-135-sw

Flounder, Starry (Platichthys stellatus)

84
Gag_grouper

Grouper, Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis)

167
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Grouper, Red (Epinephelus morio)

137
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Grouper, Snowy (Epinephelus niveatus)

39
Images

Jack, Crevalle (Caranx hippos)

184
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Ladyfish (Elops saurus)

106
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Little Tunny (Euthynnus alletteratus)

93
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Mackerel, Spanish (Scomberomorous maculatus)

249
Black_sea_bass

Sea Bass, Black (Centropris Striata)

147
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Sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus)

216
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Snook (Centropomus undecimalis)

270
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Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus)

232
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Tripletail (Lebotes surinamensis)

53
Troutspeckled-240-sw

Trout, Speckled (Cynoscion nebulosus)

255

Photos

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