Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon

Come visit Tarpon Springs and join Fishing With Matt for a memorable angling experience on the water. Your guide is Captain Matt Kyle, a friendly and skilled angler who’ll guide you along the waters of Lake Tarpon and nearby rivers as you search for lovely freshwater species. Join him and experience the beauties of this part of Florida.

Lake Tarpon and the rivers offer a fine choice of fish to catch. You can target Largemouth Bass, Tarpon, and Snook. You’ll catch them by bottom fishing using light and heavy tackle. Captain Matt loves having a family atmosphere on his boat, so feel free to bring your kids along and have a wonderful day in nature together. The fish you catch is yours to keep, but you can release it if you wish.

The captain will provide you with rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, and water. Just pack your licenses and some food before you depart and you’ll be set to go.

Visit Lake Tarpon and have a wonderful fishing experience of the waters of Florida!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Artificial Bait
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $350
    The captain covers you for all equipment and gear. You'll be fishing with crankbaits, spinnerbaits, worms, topwater lures, and more. Whatever it takes to get a bite is an option! You can bring your favorite fishing rod or lure if you wish! Also, you'll have all the photos and/or videos of each catch. Captain Matt also supplies you with water and ice. Hop aboard and prepare for lots of casting!
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Live Bait
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    Yours is just to sit back and relax, and the captain will take care of everything and call you up to the deck when the time comes! As with all other trips, you'll get photos and videos of every fish caught. Captain Matt will also provide water and ice from his cooler.
    Targeted fish
    Snook
    Snook
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
87%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
85%
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Peter T.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Matt on Lake Tarpon - Slow Day but Great Guide

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Artificial Bait on March 14, 2024
I had the pleasure of fishing with Matt on Lake Tarpon in mid-March 2024, and despite the relative absence of bites, Matt was...
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Jim B.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Thank you Matt!

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Live Bait on May 9, 2024
We had a great time.  Matt was early & well prepared for our fishing trip.  He knew exactly where the fish were & gave great...
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Mark L.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Weather was ruff, but we still went out, had fun and caught a few.

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Artificial Bait on March 25, 2024
Weather was ruff, but we still went out, had fun and caught a few…. Captain Matt was professional, instruction and pleasant...
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Ronald W.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   February 10, 2024
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Hubbard B.
Marietta, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Knowledge is Power!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Artificial Bait on December 8, 2021
When thinking about booking a charter, a key factor to consider is local knowledge of the lake, fish, and conditions.  In...
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FAQs about Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon

Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $350 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Artificial Bait (6 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Live Bait (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Drinks (Water only )

Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing

Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fishing With Matt – Lake Tarpon include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon

Meet the Charter Operator

Fishin With Matt
Tarpon Springs, Florida, United States
19 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2018
Captain Matt started just simply pond fishing for Largemouth Bass. The love for pond fishing grew into buying his first boat which led to him being out on the water almost every weekend and some weekdays. He then started to take people out and teach them the ropes of fishing. He loves to teach the younger generation the sport of bass fishing.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat specs

Avid (Flats boat) originally built in 2022. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks
Water only

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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