Skinny Water Fishing Charter

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Skinny Water Charters specializes in fishing trips including tarpon, backwater and nearshore. Skinny Water Charters has been in operation for over 15 years and has been putting smiles on their guests’ faces since 1997! SWC is owned and operated by Captain Craig Lahr who loves fishing in the beautiful coastal town of Clearwater FL. This year-round destination offers some of the WEST CENTRAL FL most unique fishing including backcountry fishing, nearshore reef and wreck fishing as well as a wide variety of fish species. SWC is a family friendly charter that never charges extra for kids 16 and under.

Fishing Equipment

  • Fly Fishing Flies
  • Live bait
  • Lures

Fish Species

  • Cobia
  • Drums - Black Drum
  • Drums - Red Drum
  • Drums - Sand Seatrout
  • Drums - Silver Seatrout
  • Grouper - Red Grouper
  • Jacks - Crevalle Jack
  • Jacks - Florida Pompano
  • Jacks - Permit
  • Mackerel - King Mackerel
  • Mackerel - Spanish Mackerel
  • Porgy - Sheepshead
  • Sharks - Blacktip Shark
  • Sharks - Bonnethead Shark
  • Sharks - Sandbar Shark
  • Sharks - Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
  • Snapper - Gray Snapper
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Tarpon - Ladyfish
  • Trout - Spotted Seatrout

Water Type


Fishing Method

  • InShore fishing
  • Salwater Flat Fly Fishing

About the boat

Boat type : Bay Boat

Description : 1970 Custom 22.2 AquaSport..fully equipped with all the latest safety and electronic devises. Come aboard and experience the sport fishing adventure with Capt. Craig as he guides Clearwater,Johns Pass, Reddington Shores and all the Tampa Bays water providing fishing memories that will last a life time.

Amenities : Fishfinder, GPS, Ice Box, Life Jackets

Length : 22ft

Capacity : 4 people

Motor Type : Outboard Gas


Meal Policy

Fishing Policy
Cleaning and Filleting
Keep Catch or Release
Kids Welcome

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Customer Reviews


Jim Nasium

Great Trip!

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Great Captain, caught tons of fish, I'll definitely be coming back!


Justin Heidenreich

Good People

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  • Fishing

Good people that know how to fish.


Joseph S

Excellent Guide

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Excellent guide. Decades of experience. I have fished with him a number of times.




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If your ever in Florida and want to catch fish, this is the place to go!


Sammi Mathews

Awesome Fish

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  • Fishing

If you wanna catch some fish than this is the guy you wanna go with. For a great price he'll make sure you catch some awesome fish.

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