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 Now booking for the 2017 Florida Keys Tarpon Season


Capt. Tony Tradd

"Tarpon, Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Specialist"


NO FISH NO PAY's that simple!



Capt Tony Tradd was raised in South Florida and has been hunting, fishing and diving the area since childhood. Tony earned an undergraduate degree as well as a law degree from the University of Miami and was a police officer in Miami-Dade County where he continues to serve as a reserve officer.  Tony is one of the founding partners and the treasurer of Sea Hunter Boats and has over 25 years of boating experience.  Tony and his clients have enjoyed tournament success with over 15 top 5 finishes and several wins since 2000.  Tony has appeared on Fox Sports and the Sunshine Network's T.V. show "Sportsman's Adventures" and has written articles for "Saltwater Fly Fishing Magazine"


Coverage Area:  South Florida, The Upper Keys and Flamingo

Species Targeted:    Capt. Tony is a master at putting the sight caster or fly-angler within feet of Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Barracuda and even Shark in the crystal clear waters of the Upper Keys.  In addition, he can also target Snook, Redfish and Cobia in Florida Bay and The Everglades National Park.  For the angler looking to just have some fun, Snapper, Grouper, Mackerel and Trout are an easy target in the calm waters of Florida Bay.


Please click HERE for a description and pictures of some of the game fish you may catch aboard a Florida Light Tackle Fishing Charter.


Methods:  Light Tackle Spin & Fly Fishing

Sight Seeing & Nature Tours:  Available for a personalized sightseeing & nature tours. 

Tournament Charters:  Available for anywhere in coverage area. Click HERE for more information

Maximum Anglers:  Three on 18' Sea Hunter, Two on 17' Maverick HPX



  Maverick HPXT - Poling Skiff / Yamaha Power


Sea Hunter - Long Range Flats / Yamaha Power


Charter includes:  Rod, reels, fly gear, live, dead & artificial bait, tackle, fishing licenses, sodas & water, ice, fish cleaning & bagging and no fish no pay guarantee.  Our professional and friendly attitude is free of charge.


Reserve  Capt. Tony Tradd today for the Absolute Best South Florida and Florida Keys Light Tackle Fishing!


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This Month's Featured Fishing Guides:


Light Tackle Tarpon fishing in Boca Grande & Charlotte Harbor with

Capt.  Derrick Jacobsen


Light Tackle fishing in Islamorada & The Florida Keys with

Capt. Eric Herstedt


Deep Sea Fishing with Capt. Ray McCauley in  Jacksonville &

St. Augustinne


"Light Tackle" fishing for Tarpon, Snook & Redfish around the Tampa Bay/Tarpon Springs area with

Capt. Mike Witfoth


Sight Cast to schools of Giant Redfish in Mosquito Lagoon with

Capt. Jim Ross


Deep Sea & Tarpon Fishing Key West with

Capt. Mike Weinhofer


Fly-fishing in Chokoloskee & 10,000 Islands with

Capt. Ray Culver


Nightime Trophy Snook Fishing with

Capt. Dave Pomerleau


Light Tackle fishing from Jacksonville to St. Augustine with

Capt. Ron Schurr


We are booking up fast for the 2021 Tarpon Season.  Book Now to reserve the last few available Hill Tide Dates..

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