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Are you ready for a fish that will test your strength, stamina, and fishing skill? If you can handle the challenge, the “Silver King” is the fish for you. The majestic Tarpon has become the most sought-after game fish in Florida—especially between June and July. During this short window, these mammoth fish move up and down the coast, hunting for food. Tides, weather, and the phases of the moon play essential roles in Tarpon behavior, but in the spring and early summer these kings of the inshore are always hungry, biting on both live and artificial bait. Get out there and test yourself against these prime gamefish with Captain Marvin, an experienced Tarpon fisherman and one of our top guides in Northwest Florida....Read More
On the day of the trip, you'll set out aboard Captain Marvin's 22' Cape Horn bay boat—a perfect vessel for fishing the Florida inshore. It's equipped with everything you could possibly need for a successful and comfortable trip, including GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, and an Ice Box for your eating fish. Captain Marvin will provide everything you need, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, bait, and tackle, so that all you have to do is cast out, hook up, and then hold on for the fight of your life!
To maximize your time on the water, make sure to bring proper clothing, a hat, sunscreen, and a camera! Any trip with Captain Marv is sure to be picture-worthy, and Tarpon are a particularly photogenic fish.
Captain Marvin is a highly experienced angler and an expert guide in the waters off Santa Rosa Beach, FL. He loves getting clients out on the water and putting them on the fish, whether they're seasoned fishermen or just trying it out for the first time. A day with Captain Marvin is sure to be a blast for everyone!
My young son and I had the pleasure of going out on a 2 hour fishing trip with Captain Glasgow. He was ready to go on time, his boat had everything we needed and he was extremely knowledgeable about the area and the fish. He was excellent with my ...Read More son providing encouragement and “slapping high fives” every time he caught a fish. Needless to say we caught a ton and made memories that will last a lifetime. We will definitely book again with Captain Glasgow and would highly recommend him for your next fishing adventure!
I was lucky enough to find Captain Marvin and book a trip for my two boys. The weather was not ideal but Capt Marvin did a great job keeping me in the loop as we waited to see if we would be able to fish. He made the most out ...Read More of the conditions and worked extra hard to give my boys a chance to catch a fish of a lifetime. I have fished with other guides and it’s obvious when the guide is giving you his best shot to accomplish what you are wanting to experience. Capt Marvin went the extra mile and it paid off. We can’t wait to fish with him again when the weather is more favorable!
I would highly recommend booking a trip with Capt Marvin. He is extremely knowledgeable about the area and put us on fish all day. He works extremely hard to make sure that we are on fish at all times. He will not let you sit if the fish are not ...Read More biting. His fishing techniques are fantastic for anglers of all levels and everyone on the boat was able to bring in fish.
Brought my 7yo and 3yo on this trip and Captain Marvin put us on the fish! The kids were there for the entire 4 hrs and had blast. It was the 3yo first trip and he is beyond hooked and excited to go again. Captain was very knowledgeable and patient ...Read More with my question happy kids! Lost count of all the fish we caught. We will absolutely be using him for another trip.
Booking process and logistics very easy. Spent a solid 4 hours on the water fishing the bay and rivers. Marvin was knowledgeable, engaging and very hospitable for my party. Plenty of water, snacks and fishing assistance to make for a very enjoyable morning. Marvin is a class ...Read More act and is very good fishing guide. P.s. caught plenty of fish!
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, 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 go fishing. 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.
We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
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.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
No meal provided.
Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.
Nothing additional needed.
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%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.
Hog Town Bayou Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459, United States