Nighttime Tarpon - 18’ Xplor

Starting at $550 | 4 - 6 Hours | Inshore | 3 People | Trip #1734

About Your Trip

Tarpon are nocturnal creatures which means they are most active, and feeding, at night. If you really want to get into these massive creatures head out with Captain Chandler for a couple hours under the moonlight to hook into some big boys!

Captain Chandler likes to focus on certain areas ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Xplor Boatworks
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
4 Years of Experience
Captain Chandler has been in the outdoor industry since he was 17. By the age of 18, he became an international guide. He has guided in 3 different countries, and between 3 different continents. He's got experience guiding in the Florida Keys and coastal waters of South Carolina. He and ... Read More

Start Location

1801 N Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040, USA | Bodies of water fished: Florida Keys

Amenities and Information

Water Type


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.




Light Tackle Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Snacks and Drinks. Note: No Spray sunscreen. Rods, Reels, Bait, Fuel, Taxidermy, Ice, Water, Fishing License included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.



Verified Review Fishing

Definitely knows the areas well saw some huge tarpon , went above and beyond definitely recommend him

Collin A.


Fishing was slow the day we went out but Capt Chandler ended keeping us out out longer and we we’re able to get into some good fish.

Paul H.


Knew the area real well. Had us on the fish for most of the 3 hour trip. Nice guy and really personable.

Andy C.


Caught a big a** tarpon fought the fish for an hour experience of a lifetime.

Matt O.


Chandler did an amazing job!! Would recommend him to anyone that is wanting to fish and have a great time! Thanks again Chandler for a great time!

Matt S.


Nice enough guide. Obviously a good fisherman himself. We spent I’d say 75 percent of the time going between fishing places around the entire key. We were on a much smaller boat due to the other boat being in the shop so it was cramped. Maybe it was a bad ...Read More

Thomas K.


I have fished my entire life I have used many a guide but very few who were true fisherman. Captain Chandler is both. His commitment to his craft is unmatched. He went out of his way to get us on the fish and while our count wasn’t great… it was ...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 boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass 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!