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backcountry tarpon caught in Cudjoe Key

Lower Keys and Key West Tarpon Fishing Charters

Join Goliath Charters Key West and experience the thrill of tarpon fishing in the crystal waters of the Lower Florida Keys and Key West. Seasoned Guide – Captain Craig Clopper, offers specialized tarpon fishing charters that cater to anglers of all skill levels, promising an unforgettable adventure chasing the mighty Silver King. Whether fishing the ocean-side flats, the Lower Keys bridges and channels, or exploring the solitude of the backcountry, our expertly guided trips provide the perfect setting for an epic battle with one of the ocean’s most prestigious game fish.

Choose from a variety of charter options from 3-hour sunrise or sunset trips to full-day, 8-hour adventures – each designed to optimize your chances of hooking a tarpon!

Sunrise/Sunset Tarpon (3 Hours) – $600

Half-Day Tarpon (4 Hours) – $600

Includes Up To 4 Persons

3/4-Day Tarpon (6 Hours) – $800

Includes Up To 4 Persons

Full-Day Tarpon (8 Hours) – $1000

Includes Up To 4 Persons

Depending on your goals for the day, Capt. Craig fishes two different boats for his Lower Keys Tarpon Charters.

His 17′ Maverick poling skiff, ideal for the shallow waters of the Lower Keys backcountry and flats. With his deep knowledge and experience, Captain Craig provides a personalized fishing adventure, navigating through quiet waters for the ultimate tarpon fishing experience. This stealthy approach in the Maverick allows anglers to get up close to the elusive Silver Kings, making each shot count in this thrilling pursuit – whether targeting the fish on fly or using spinning gear.

Captain Craig’s newly refurbished, custom 25′ SeaVee is ideally suited for larger groups or those wanting to fish the numerous Lower Keys bridges and channels for BIG tarpon! Accommodating up to 4 anglers, the SeaVee is a stable and comfortable vessel – with 360 degree fishability for battling those giant migratory tarpon of spring!!

tarpon caught on fly in the lower keys
big tarpon caught in the lower keys

What We Provide

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What to Bring

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Ryan W.

Google Reviews
“Captain Craig with Goliath Charters is the premier captain of the keys! Every trip out with his charter has been an absolute blast. Bucket list catches , drag screaming action, and expert knowledge are what makes Captain Craig the gold standard of Charter Captains.”

Matt C.

Google Reviews
“I am still buzzing from an absolutely amazing guided trip with an extremely knowledgeable and personable captain that offers the coolest experience in catching dinosaurs. if you’re interested in fishing the florida keys in the most memorable way do not hesitate to book Capt Craig Clopper!”