Tarpon Fishing Update

By Seamus on 4/21/2017 11:06:08 AM • Rank (294) • Views 294


Landing a tarpon takes patience and skill April 17th 2017 – We have fish! The tarpon fishing has been pretty steady this past week after that last moon. The tarpon are filling in nicely to offer our anglers loads of shots as long as our anglers want to keep trying for them. The larger tarpon are running 80 – 125lbs that we are seeing lately. the cooky cut 60lb fish are out there to entertain as well. Using all sorts of tackle to fish for tarpon we have noticed the live bait game being the strongest. On a tarpon fishing charter we always leave he dock loaded for whatever we may encounter so we usually have two live baits to chose from and a couple of stand by artificial that we know work without a question. The fish are still a little deep and the winds are still a bit strong out of the East so our fly fishing game is a bit limited due to the difficulty level of casting. Tarpon Tip – Tarpon goes left.. you go right. With you rod tip that is. After all the flying and jumping is done, the fish is still hooked up and [...] Read More

This Fishing Report was submitted on 4/21/2017 11:06:08 AM by Seamus.

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5555 College Road
Key West, FL US

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Degree, Decimal Minutes: 24º 34.804', 81º 45.069'
Decimal Degrees: 24.58007, -81.75115
Degree, Minutes, Seconds: 24º 34' 48.25", 81º 45' 04.14"

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Capt. Steven is an accomplished tournament proven fishing guide for all tackle and techniques including fly fishing and light spin fishing in Key West. A tarpon fishing and flats fishing specialist. He has been Fishing in Key West professionally full time since 1994 and a licensed captain since 1986. Capt Steven is one of Key West's most seasoned fishing guides and captains.

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