Pricing & Availability

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Fishing Info


Light Tackle, Heavy Tackle, Bottom Fishing, Trolling, Fly Fishing

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, Flats

Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Barracuda, Bonefish, Cobia, Goliath Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Mahi Mahi / Dorado, Permit, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Yellowtail Snapper

About Your Boat

Boat type: Center console

Boat Manufacturer: Hells Bay

Boat length: 18ft

Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki

Engine HP: 115HP

Number of engines: 1

Extras: GPS, Fishfinder, Snorkeling Equipment, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Spearfishing Equipment, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Goliath Charters Key West describes the size of the time you'll have with Captain Crag Clopper just as well as it describes the fish you'll be catching, Goliath Grouper.

Captain Craig Clopper is the man when it comes to Backcountry fishing the Lower Florida Keys. Born on the water fishing his entire life, Captain Craig is apt at fishing with bait, artificial lures, or sight casting to a variety of species across shallow water flats.

From tarpon to sharks, grouper to permit, Captain Craig Clopper and get you in position to net the fish of a lifetime.

Check out his dates below to turn your Florida Keys fishing dreams into reality with Captain Craig Clopper of Goliath Charters Key West!


Bryan B.

January 3, 2020

If you are ready to have a great time and catch a lot of fish, Craig is your guy. His skill and knowledge of the land is the reason I caught my trophy fish. This guy will go above and beyond to keep you safe and make sure everyone has a great time.

Cj S.

November 22, 2019

I did a half day flats/back country trip with Cpt. Craig. Let me tell you it was the best time I’ve ever had! He put me on tarpon that I only dreamed of. 10/10 would recommend him to anyone!!

Linell K.

June 18, 2020

Craig is fantastic at what he does. Whether you want to fish the backwaters, catch tarpon, spearfish, catch & release Goliath Grouper, or simply see the beauty of the Keys Craig is your man. He also is a wizard of dodging the summer storms! 🙂



All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, foods, and drinks

Required Items

Florida fishing license

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a 10-20% customary tip.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.


Start Location

477 Drost Drive, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042, United States

Start Time(s)

08:00 AM


4 hours, 8 hours,