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Best Charter Boat in Clearwater & Tampa Bay Area Since 1997

Skinny Water Charters specializes in Clearwater, Florida fishing trips, including Tarpon, Backwater, Nearshore.

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Best Charter Boat in Clearwater & Tampa Bay Area Since 1997!

Skinny Water Charters specializes in Clearwater, Florida fishing trips, including Tarpon, Backwater, Nearshore.

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Skinny Water Charters

Clearwater & The Tampa Bay Area’s Premier Fishing Charter Boat

Skinny Water Charters has been putting smiles on their guests’ faces since 1997! Owned and operated by Captain Craig Lahr who loves fishing in the beautiful coastal town of Clearwater FL. This year-round destination offers WEST CENTRAL FL some of the most unique fishing including backcountry fishing, nearshore reef and wreck fishing and a large variety of fish species. Schedule Your Adventure Now

Recent Skinny Water Charter Guest Catches in Clearwater, FL

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Testimonials

What our recent charter boat fishing clients are saying

Hey Captain Craig, thanks again for bringing us on that awesome charter on Thursday. It was the most tarpon action I’ve seen in one day. I hope we get to go on another charter with You and Justin next summer. Thanks Alot!”

Kyle R.

“I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed fishing with you and Justin… Thanks, again, for an incredible morning on the water.”

Jack Walsh

“Keep up the good work and thanks for putting us on the fish!”

Eric & John Anderson, SC

Thanks for a wonderful two days of fishing last week. The Tarpon was incredible. I know some folks up in KY that are excited about the fish! You should be hearing about another trip soon!”

Mark Woolum

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Skinny Water Charters & Captain Craig Lahr

What fish are biting in the Clearwater area in fall 2017

With finally getting a true cold front through the Clearwater area the Bait fish are going to leave until the spring as the water temperatures will drop to the high 50s to low 60 degrees. Now is the time to start hitting those deeper docks and canals with darker water...

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Fishing after the hurricane

After the recent hurricane the water has cooled bringing a few king mackerel and Spanish Mackerel to the nearshore Waters of Clearwater Beach and the Tampa Bay area. These speedsters will be showing up more and more as water cool. Fish from to 10 to 30 lb have been...

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Fishing Report: March – April 2017

West Coast Florida – Clearwater Fishing Reports March – April 2017 Spring Break is in full swing here in Clearwater Beach FL, and as usual the Kingfish have shown up! All of our charters this week have had good amounts of Kingfish action, with fish averaging 15 to 25...

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