Tarpon Diem

619 Front St
Key West FL, United States

Tarpon Diem an owner-operated charter company founded by Captain Chad Will with the simple mission of keeping fishing a fun and personal experience. Capt. Chad has been running charters here since 2000. He aims to give every group that tailored treatment that many charter companies have lost these days.

Spend your day aboard Capt. Chad’s 17’ Silver King flats boat. This sturdy vessel has plenty of room for 3 anglers to fish in peace and cruises along at a respectable pace thanks to her clean-burning 90 HP Yamaha engine. The boat has all the essential marine electronics to pinpoint the best spots and a livewell full of fresh bait to tempt in every fish in casting range.

Capt. Chad knows that the experience is an important part of every fishing charter. He will adapt each trip to make sure you’re all having fun and will work hard to turn even the slowest day into a productive one. Anglers of all ages and skill levels are welcome onboard and he will get you reeling in fish like a pro even if you’ve never held a rod before.

Every Tarpon Diem charter comes with rods, reels, tackle, bait, lures, and fishing licenses. Capt. Chad will also clean and fillet all your fish at the end of the day. All you have to do is catch them and eat them!

So whether you’re after a fun family day pulling in a few tasty Trout and Snapper or a full day locked in battle with Tarpon or Sharks, you will find it onboard with the personal touch of a captain who really cares.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Spend the whole day targeting Snappers, Sharks, Redfish, Trout, Barracuda, Jacks, and so much more in the shallow waters around Key West.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    With a couple more hours on the water, you can take on even more shallow-water gamefish like Tarpon, Redfish, Sharks, and Barracuda.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Spend the morning fishing the flats and backcountry for Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, and various species of Shark.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Jack Crevalle
Ladyfish
Shark (Blacktip)

Shark (Bull)
Shark (Lemon)
Shark (Nurse)
Snapper (Lane)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton)
Speckled Trout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Length
17 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License Included

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks

About the Captain

Chad Will
Key West, Florida, United States
Member since June 2014
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Captain Chad Will has been fishing in the Florida Keys for the best part of two decades and still strives to improve his game on every trip he runs. Capt. Chad came to Key West in 2000 and started running charters in the shallow flats and backcountry the area is so famous for. He works hard on every trip to give you a great experience and get you reeling in some big fish along the way.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.78 out of 5 stars from 12 reviews

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Going out with captain Chad was a great experience.
He took care of exactly what we booked him for BIG Tarpon and he delivered with out a dout.
He’s worth every penny, All differently go out with him again.
Captain Chad big thumbs up, thanks again

Fished July 10, 2018
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We went out Chad wa a numero uno despite all the bad weather we managed to catch fish. I recommend Chad and his boat he will not stop trying to help and please top man

Fished March 29, 2018
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Fished March 27, 2018
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