Captain
Craig Lahr

Member since December 2016 Clearwater, United States
Background
Captain Craig grew up on the Indian Rocks Pier and started fishing as a young boy. He learned the craft from the "old timers" by carefully listening to and following their advice. Capt.Craig at 15 years of age in 1982 went on to work on several commercial boats as a deckhand for swordfish, tuna then grouper as well as charter boats then getting his captains license in 1993. In 1997 became a full-time guide to teach people my craft .Capt.craig hold the IGFA world record for king mackerel on 6lb tippet fly division and has been and avid light tackle enthusiasts. Celebrating 20yrs as a full guide.
Techniques
Inshore and nearshore light tackle, fly fishing.

Hey, I'm Captain Craig Lahr

Clearwater, United States
Background
Captain Craig grew up on the Indian Rocks Pier and started fishing as a young boy. He learned the craft from the "old timers" by carefully listening to and following their advice. Capt.Craig at 15 years of age in 1982 went on to work on several commercial boats as a deckhand for swordfish, tuna then grouper as well as charter boats then getting his captains license in 1993. In 1997 became a full-time guide to teach people my craft .Capt.craig hold the IGFA world record for king mackerel on 6lb tippet fly division and has been and avid light tackle enthusiasts. Celebrating 20yrs as a full guide.
Techniques
Inshore and nearshore light tackle, fly fishing.

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Skinny Water Charters

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4.91
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Michael S.
United States
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Half day afternoon trip!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 30, 2021
We had perfect weather for this trip. Captain Lahr was quick to put my son and I on fish. We targeted redfish and snook and...
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Troy E.
Riverview, Florida
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on December 30, 2020
Captain Craig worked with us to get out a day earlier than we planned, because of high winds. Good time catching some trout.
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Martin R.
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 16, 2021
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Cherri C.
St. Augustine, FL
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GREAT Inshore Fishing with Capt Craig

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on November 27, 2020
See picture of 2 Happy Guys with Red Fish! We caught fish in every fishing hole that Capt Craig took us to.  Pulled in close...
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Tony S.
United States
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3/4 day near shore charter

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on April 12, 2019
Capt. Craig is awesome. It took a couple stops to find the bite, but you just know he’ll find the bite. Caught redfish, trout,...
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