Tarpon & Shark Charters

Tarpon & Shark Charters


4-8 hours • 22′ Twin Vee • Up to 4 people


Title: Unleash the Thrills of Tarpon Fishing in Islamorada aboard Our 22′ Twin Vee




Welcome to the ultimate angling adventure in Islamorada! If you’re seeking an exhilarating tarpon fishing experience, paired with the opportunity to encounter powerful sharks, look no further. With a focus on the captivating pursuit of tarpon, our charter offers an unforgettable journey through the pristine waters of Islamorada. Join us as we delve into the unique features of our Twin Vee vessel, the range of fishing options available, and why our charter stands out from the rest.


Unmatched Tarpon Fishing Experience: Embark on a tarpon fishing expedition like no other. With a strong emphasis on tarpon, our knowledgeable captains are well-versed in the local tarpon populations, migration patterns, and feeding habits. They’ll guide you to the prime tarpon hotspots, increasing your chances of encountering these legendary Silver Kings. Prepare for heart-pounding battles, as tarpon are renowned for their acrobatic jumps and hard-fighting nature.


Knowledgeable and Experienced Captains: Our dedicated team of captains is the backbone of our tarpon fishing charter business. With their extensive knowledge of the local tarpon populations, migration patterns, and feeding habits, our captains will guide you to the most productive fishing areas at the optimal times. Their passion for tarpon fishing and their commitment to providing an exceptional experience shine through in every trip. Trust in their expertise to enhance your chances of hooking into the legendary Silver King.


Accommodating Group Sizes: Our 22′ Twin Vee offers ample space to accommodate up to four people comfortably. Whether you’re planning a family fishing trip, a group outing with friends, or a corporate adventure, our vessel provides the perfect platform for a memorable experience. Share the excitement and create lasting memories as you and your companions take on the challenge of reeling in the mighty tarpon together.


Convenient Amenities and Inclusions: At DirtyBoat Charters, we prioritize your comfort and convenience. Our charter includes essential amenities such as water, ice, and bait, ensuring you have everything you need for a successful fishing trip. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm and a sense of adventure! We also suggest bringing something to eat and whatever else you would like to drink besides water. Departing from the world-famous Robbie’s Marina at around 8 am, you’ll set off on your tarpon fishing expedition fully prepared and ready for action.


Unmatched Stability and Comfort: Step aboard our 22′ Twin Vee and prepare to embark on a fishing journey marked by stability and comfort. Twin Vee catamarans are renowned for their exceptional stability, providing a smooth and enjoyable ride even in rough seas. This means you can focus on the thrill of the catch without worrying about excessive rocking or discomfort. Our spacious deck offers ample room to move around, ensuring a comfortable experience for you and your fellow anglers.


Superior Maneuverability and Speed: Equipped with powerful engines, our 22′ Twin Vee combines maneuverability with speed. This enables our skilled captains to navigate through shallow waters and swiftly reach prime fishing spots. The agility of our vessel ensures that you have access to a wide range of fishing locations, including flats, channels, bridges and nearshore areas where tarpon love to roam. Prepare for an angling adventure that maximizes your chances of encountering these majestic Silver Kings.


Cutting-Edge Navigational Technology: Our commitment to providing the best tarpon fishing experience extends to the equipment on board. Our 22′ Twin Vee is equipped with cutting-edge navigational technology, including GPS, fish finders, and chart plotters. These advanced tools enable our experienced captains to pinpoint tarpon hotspots with precision, giving you a competitive edge. Rest assured that you’ll be guided to the most productive fishing grounds, increasing your chances of landing a trophy-sized tarpon. We also have a Bluetooth enabled stereo on-board for jamming out to your favorite tunes to and from the fishing spots.


Flexible Charter Options: We understand that every angler has unique preferences and time constraints. That’s why we offer flexible charter options to cater to your needs. Choose from our 4, 6, or 8-hour trips, depending on your desired fishing duration. This flexibility allows you to tailor your experience to make the most of your time on the water, whether you’re a seasoned angler seeking an extended adventure or a novice looking to dip your toes into tarpon fishing.


Encounters with Sharks: While our primary focus is tarpon fishing, our 22′ Twin Vee provides the opportunity to encounter powerful sharks as well. As you navigate the rich waters of Islamorada, it’s not uncommon to come across species such as bull sharks, lemon sharks, or nurse sharks. These exciting encounters serve as a thrilling bonus during your fishing expedition, adding another layer of excitement and diversity to your experience.


Tips and Gratuities: As a customer-centric charter business, we aim to provide an exceptional experience from start to finish. Tips and gratuities are not included in the charter fee, but they are greatly appreciated for exceptional service. If you feel that our captains have gone above and beyond to make your tarpon fishing adventure unforgettable, feel free to show your appreciation through a gratuity.



For an unforgettable tarpon fishing experience with the chance to encounter powerful sharks, our 22′ Twin Vee in Islamorada is the ideal choice. Enjoy the thrill of battling the legendary Silver Kings, create lasting memories with your group, and revel in the natural beauty of the Florida Keys. With flexible charter options, convenient inclusions, and knowledgeable captains, your tarpon fishing expedition awaits!


Islamorada Tarpon Fishing Frequently Asked Questions

  • Gear used for tarpon is limited to hook-and-line only.
  • Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only species, with the exception of the harvest or possession of a single tarpon when in pursuit of an IGFA record and in conjunction with a tarpon tag.
  • Tarpon tags are limited to one per person, per year (except for charter boat captains).
  • Transport or shipment of tarpon harvested with a tag is limited to one fish per person.
  • One fish per vessel limit is created for tarpon harvested with a tag.
  • People are allowed to temporarily possess a tarpon for photography, measurement of length and girth and scientific sampling, with the stipulation that tarpon more than 40 inches must remain in the water.
  • Tarpon regulations extend into federal waters.
  • The use of multiple hooks is prohibited in conjunction with live or dead natural bait to harvest or attempt to harvest tarpon.


Can I remove a tarpon from the water for a photo?

A tarpon that does not have a tarpon tag attached to it can be temporarily possessed only for photography, measurement of length and girth and scientific sampling, with the stipulation that tarpon more than 40 inches fork length must remain in the water.


To learn more about fish handling and how to help your catch and release fish survive visit MyFWC.com/Fishing and click on “Saltwater,” “Recreational Regulations” and “Fish Handling.”

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