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Experience the best fly fishing & light tackle fishing around Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey, Palm Harbor, & Clearwater. 

Trip Options & Rates

In the areas around Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey, Palm Harbor, and Clearwater, Florida, both fly fishing and conventional light tackle fishing offer exciting opportunities for inshore species. Sightfishing is a key focus, especially in the shallow waters of these regions. Anglers, whether using a fly rod or conventional light tackle, can target species like Snook, Redfish, and Trout. The clear waters of grass flats and sandy beaches provide the backdrop for this fishing experience.

Tarpon Fishing Charters

Fly Fishing or Conventional

Tarpon migrate along the Florida Gulf Coast in the summer months where we target them over crystal clear grass flats or pure white sand beach. It offers a wonderful opportunity to experience a shot at trophy Tarpon. It's the big show we wait all year for!

Full day charter: $875

3/4 day charter: $750

Half day Tarpon trips are subject to availability. Please call Captain Tommy to further discuss.

Shallow Sightfishing Charters

Fly Fishing or Conventional

We'll target Snook, Redfish, and Trout in shallow water sometimes in a foot or less. Using the Skiff to our advantage, we'll pole along searching for the right opportunity to present a fly or an artificial bait to the fish.

Full day charter: $700

3/4 day charter: $600

Half day charter: $500


Call now for booking availability. 

Captain Tommy Koulouris

Born as a 3rd generation Floridian Fishing and exploring the Florida outdoors are more than just hobbies to Capt. Tommy, they have been his passions for as long as he can remember.  As a native of Tarpon Springs, few are more familiar with the surrounding waters of Pinellas and Pasco Counties.  


Beginning at a very early age, Capt. Tommy was mentored by what many consider some of the finest fishing guides and outdoorsman in the state. Now with over 18 years in the professional fishing and guiding industry, he has carried on their legacies while sharpening his own skill set to bring his clients extraordinary days on the water or in the woods. Capt. Tommy’s acumen for saltwater fishing has allowed him to win or place in several prestigious tournaments targeting inshore species, as well as billfish. Being extremely well traveled, he has fished many exotic locations in both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans diversifying his understanding of both fish behavior and how to target them. 


However, nothing is dearer to his heart than the woods and waters of Southern Florida, where he excels at finding inshore gamefish including: Tarpon, snook, redfish, spotted sea trout, cobia, bonefish, and permit. Capt. Tommy also specializes in fishing for giant tarpon (including fly fishing) in the shallows of Pinellas County as well as the legendary waters of Boca Grande, FL.

Capt. Tommy carries the 100 Ton USCG Master's License and is only obtainable by having thousands of hours of sea time. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we keep the fish we catch?


Yes, of course. Per legal Florida State Limitations depending on the species and seasons.


Will there be any hidden costs?


No. We charge a flat rate depending on the length of the trip and that includes the fuel as well as other costs the guide takes on.


Fly fishing in the wind?


Windy conditions (within reason) are not cause for cancellation of your fly fishing trip, typically if we have sun we can get it done. However if casting becomes an issue we will provide spinning tackle at your request.


What if it rains and we are booked to go out?


Rain during the summer months is common but short lived, typically only lasting in small bouts however we always keep a close eye on the weather and will NEVER put our clients in nasty weather. In the event that the weather causes the cancellation of the trip, you will be issued a refund  HOWEVER, if you simply do not show up to your trip, you will be charged the full amount stated in our cancellation policy.


Can we bring alcohol?


Yes! But only to be consumed by passengers 21 years of age and older. Try to drink responsibly and understand that the alcohol consumption may limit the activities we allow you to do on our charter.

Should I tip my guide???

You're not required to tip your guide but it is very much appreciated. Our guides work extremely hard to bring you the absolute best opportunity and experience to you. Tipping is proper charter etiquette. 


Can we extend our charter while out on the water?


Possibly, depending on the availability of the guide. Discuss with your captain before coming back into the dock.


What is provided and what do you need to bring?

Your guide will provide all the necessities for your trip. Licensure, Rods, Reels, flies, bait and tackle, cooler, ice, water. We recommend bring a great pair of polarized sunglasses, its extremely vital to our success for you to be able to see into the water as best of your ability. Other items to bring include sunscreen, camera, hat, food/snacks, light wind breaker or rain jacket, and a camera of course!!! We ask that you please refrain from wearing any black soled marking shoes, our boats are in pristine condition and we work hard to keep them that way.

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