By Captain John Smouse

Tarpon Season in Full Swing

Tarpon Season is in Full Swing here in the Florida Keys. The weather has been on the windy side, but that is normal for April. As we move into May and June the winds tend to lay down and these Tarpon really settle in for their stay in the Key West waters. So, if you’ve never been lucky enough to get a chance at catching the Silver King—NOW is the time.
Give us a call 305.587.7669
Drop an email here or just book it directly on the site. Anyway you book, you wont be disappointed.

By Captain John Smouse

Start of Tarpon Season?????

Over the last 10 days we have been seeing more and more Tarpon showing up in the usual places. We’ve had a couple crummy weather days where we didn’t see any, but when the conditions are right we have been having success with them. It’s still a little early, but it has been reassuring to see them and look forward to the next few months of great Tarpon Fishing

Get in touch soon as our dates are filling up!!!!

By mraetomic

Happy New Year 2024

Happy New Year—-This Holidays are past us and its a New Start to 2024. Things have kicked off great for us here at ShadowCaster Charters. The weather has been the typical winter pattern, with cold fronts moving through almost weekly. The cooler water temps have brought alot of the inshore species to some of the shallow reefs. We have been catching Snapper, Cobia, Grouper (although out of season, gotta release em), etc. For the die hard Tarpon fisherman, there are still resident Tarpon to target, but you gotta pick a good weather day.
Bookings are pouring in for our “season”, so get in touch and lets Go Fishing
305.587.7669 or email me here
Capt John

By Captain John Smouse

Christmas Week Approaching

The Week or so between Christmas and New Year, and even after New Year, is one of the busiest weeks of the year in Key West. So, if you don’t have your activities booked yet, let’s do it now.

“Wintertime” fishing includes Jacks, SeaTrout, Snapper, Tarpon, Barracuda and the list goes on. Here are just a few of the fish we caught this last week.

**Don’t forget–You can book your Sandbar trips here to on our Beautiful Hurricane 24ft, The LilyPad. The Kids will love you for it:)**

Call Capt John 305.587.7669. We still have some openings and would love to show you a great time on the water.

By Captain John Smouse

Late September 2023

Heres a couple pics from this week of fishing. Weather has been really good, dodging a few rain showers, but the winds have been light and thats what we like for the inshore Florida Keys Fishing. Starting to book up for the upcoming season, so get in touch with Capt John to reserve your spot. And, don’t forget the September Special of $100 off any charter when you book direct with Capt John. So give me a shout at 305.587.7669 to get in on some great Key West Fishing.

By Captain John Smouse

August/September Special 2023

We are offering our guests $100 OFF the price of any charter for the remainder of August and through the end of September. This doesn’t happen often, so take advantage of our Summer Discount. Discount only applies to direct bookings through Capt John. So call him directly to get this special offer. Fishings been great, very few boats out on the water = more for us!!!


By Captain John Smouse

Kicking Off 2023

Things are great here in Key West so far in 2023. All our Captains have been busy, fishings been great, and weather is unseasonably warm for January. That’s the Trifecta

Check out the Newest addition, The Lily Pad, for an awesome trip to the out islands and sandbars. This trip can accommodate up to 6 Passengers

Call or Text Capt John 305.587.7669
Book here on the website