Tarpon is the fish that made the sport of big game fishing! In 1885 William Wood caught the first Tarpon on rod and reel and put Southwest Florida on the map and still after over 100 years we are still considered the number one Tarpon fishing destination in the world. Tarpon grow to over 200 pounds and when hooked it's been compared to roping a wild Bronco. Long runs 10 foot leaps in the air and a will to live that puts fisherman in the most epic battles with a fish that they have ever witnessed. Most Tarpon range from 60 - 150 pounds with frequent hook ups on Tarpon Inn excess of 150 pounds and up. Seeing these fish cruising by in pairs or schools of 100 fish or more make for some incredible days of saltwater Fishing and sight-fishing. By making a cast watching the tarpon eat the fly then battling the fish for over 20 minutes to tagging the tarpon after taking a photo of a lifetime while the fish remains in the water for Revival and release as you Ponder in amazement with the utmost respect and watch the silver King gallantly swim away. tarpon are a great migratory fish moving along the Gulf Coast from south to North stopping in the Everglades and ending up in Boca Grande pass. depending on the time of year and where the migration is will determine where you will have the best chance of success hooking your Tarpon of a lifetime. I will know and that's where we will go. best months are March all the way through August but they can still be hunted down with success in the winter and fall months in the Deep Everglades estuaries.

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