SILVER KINGS of the Florida Coast! Tarpon season arrives ! var addy78427 = 'flatarpon' + '@'; For many years Lake Tarpon has held the Florida state record for largemouth Bass with a 19.6 pound fish that was caught using a live eel for bait. Backwater fishing excursions can be day or night trips, fishing from Naples Bay to 10,000 Islands to Everglades National Park, for tarpon, snook, trout, pompano, triple tail, sharks, and more. By using that sinking line, you will get you fly down to them. Experience tarpon fishing, redfish fishing, seatrout, snook, and more. Considered to be the "Royal Sport" of angling, nothing compares to the feeling of a mighty, hundred pound Silver King going nuts while dancing on the end of your line! Tampa Tarpon Report is the Tampa Bay area's tarpon fishing headquarters 1855 FLA-TARPON. mullet, and shrimp, Fish species: Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, Bass, Nearest airport: FLL-Ft.Lauderdale/MIA-Miami, Recommended fly fishing leader: 12 Foot Leader, Recommended fly fishing tippet: 20 Lb. The key is to be on the water early. Lake Tarpon Pinellas - Florida. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. var addy_text78427 = 'flatarpon' + '@' + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com'; Experience tarpon fishing, redfish fishing, seatrout, snook, and more. Subscribe to me on YouTube – I’m working hard on the platform and updating this much more regularly than the blog these days. Most tarpon fishing this time of year is done on full day trips, where we catch other things like Spanish Mackerel, Ladyfish, and Cobia. Tampa bay tarpon fishing is one of the finest fisheries in the world. Tarpon fishing in Florida is the absolute high-water mark of fly and light tackle fishing! It is not uncommon to be able see all those birds in one day, especially during the winter. Charters are booking fast , to reserve your private tarpon charter call 1855 FLA-TARPON, 2015 tarpon crab chew- fishing bridges, passes, beaches & ports targeting big tarpon for expert and novice. The best Tarpon fishing in these parts is May through July when large schools migrate in from offshore and down south, but is not the only time to catch them. Over 20 years experience. Captain Mark Bennett, a full time fishing guide since 1992, has a lifetime of experience fishing for tarpon along the west coast of Florida. Fishing tactics for South Carolina tarpon vary from live bait, to artificial lures and fly fishing. Tampa Bay fishing for Tarpon can be good throughout the year except for the coldest months. The park is known for its large wading birds, such as the Roseate Spoonbill, Wood Stork, Great Blue Heron, and a variety of egrets. We have had some great tarpon fishing when the wind lays down bit, with plenty of fish in the 10-50lb range. 15 people are looking at this charter. Vist for more great Tampa & St Petersburg inshore fishing reports. Flamingo is also a world class fishing destination and many anglers all over the country come to South Florida each year just to experience what the Everglades has to offer.