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• On the Federal Endangered Species list
• the largest grouper in the western hemisphere
• Grows to a size of 8’ long
• Can weigh more than 1,000 pounds
• Lifespan is 30-50 years
• Also called Epinephelus itajara / Jewfish
• Travels up to 100 miles to spawn
• Meat is high in mercury (not good to eat)
• Found in shallow and deep water (Salt & Brackish)
• Age is estimated using growth rings (like trees)
• Very aggressive in nature (attack anything)

Goliath Grouper Facts

​​Goliath Grouper Fishing Charters in

Ft Myers & Boca Grande Florida

Its not just a name, Its a lifestyle

​​@CaptJamesMarko

​EMAIL: CaptainMarko@Goliathfishing.com


The waters from Sanibel and Captiva Island around Ft Myers and Boca Grande is the best place to fish for Goliath Grouper in Florida. With vast amounts shallow flats and deep-water structure, it takes a long time to learn these areas. Hiring a professional guide to put you on snook, tarpon and goliath grouper is essential if you want to make the most out your visit to the area. Our charters target inshore saltwater sport fish like snook, redfish and tarpon on light tackle with live bait. We can spend the day fishing for these exciting species or we can target the giants. The powerful Goliath Grouper is one of the most sought-after game fish from Tampa to the Florida Keys. We get anglers traveling from all over the world to take on the mighty Goliaths. ​​

Since I was a kid, I've loved being on the water and catching big fish. I invite you for a once in a lifetime adventure filled with Florida's nastiest predators and some of Florida's hidden treasures.

Here at Goliathfishing.com we have a special activity license to conduct research on the Goliath Grouper species but don't let the name fool you, we catch them all.


Tight Lines,

Captain James Marko