Evening Shark & Tarpon

Starting at $550 | 4 Hour | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 2 People
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About Your Trip

Have you ever wanted to do battle with a prehistoric apex predator with razor-sharp teeth and pounds of lean muscle? How bout an overgrown Gold Fish weighing in at 100lbs+ of straight muscle? With Captain Eric, you can have the opportunity to do both in the same afternoon! Your Shark/Tarpon evening adventure will begin at the dock as Eric explains what you can expect on your trip. No detail will be left out or question unanswered in order to make your trip exciting, educational, and memorable.

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About Your Guide

Captain Eric is the "Son of a Son of a Fisherman." Being a fifth-generation Conch gives Capt. Eric unparalleled knowledge of the Florida Keys Waters! Capt. Eric is born and raised in Islamorada Florida. He has 25 years of personal experience fishing the Florida Bay and Offshore waters. Islamorada Charter fishing at its best! Capt. Eric has fished the Redbone Celebrity tournament, Taking Stock in Children, The Back Country Challenge, Specializing in Fly Fishing and Light Tackle Fishing. All with great success!! His experience is not limited to the Keys. He does lots of traveling to the Bahamas on private boats. He knows how to navigate through those waters and has fished them for many years! Also has knowledge in many different fishing techniques. Which can only come from years of experience!!

Start Location

80460 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL, USA

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


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.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


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.


Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Lemon Shark, Tarpon


Artificial Lure Fishing, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Bring food and drinks. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, and light clothes. And don’t forget your camera.

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

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 customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

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

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.


Sean W.


April 22, 2021



Booked a half day backcountry outing with Capt Eric for my wife and I as part of our 25th anniversary celebratory trip to the Keys (yes I’m a fortunate man!) Promised my wife a fun day on the water with some fishing thrown in. :) Had hoped to perhaps try ...Read More

Dan J.


March 30, 2021



What an awesome day with captain Eric. First and foremost my wife, who is new to fishing, felt comfortable and included the whole time. Captain Eric taught both of us a lot and had her catching fish after fish on soft plastics. We missed a tarpon early at the bridges ...Read More

Joshua M.


March 31, 2021



We done the full day with Capt Eric and it was AWESOME!!! My wife and I both got to experience a tarpon on the other end of the line and it’s an experience that I can’t hype up cause it doesn’t need it!! Lol!! The silver king definitely does not ...Read More

Courtney B.


August 6, 2021



My son and I had an excellent day with Captain Eric, we caught tons of sea trout, lady fish, and a few sharks. Eric was professional, and honestly just cool to be around. He was great with my son, and answered his million questions. We HIGHLY recommend Captain Eric, and ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!