7/27/13 July backcountry tarpon fishing in Islamorada

Well we did it again.. caught the mullet good on our way to the backcountry.  Set up early for some more tarpon fishing.  Had to wait on the tide a bit, but had a big cuda early that almost jumped in the boat, a bonnethead shark, and then double header tarpon!  Two fish of about 60 lbs ate at the same time.  We managed to get both to the boat!  Not an easy thing to do with fish that size.  After that we fished a bit more and had one more pickup and drop the bait, but it was all over again by 10:00 or so.  Have an evening tarpon trip tomorrow with the same guys and have some leftover mullet and crabs so we will give the local fish nearby a try.

Capt. Rick Stanczyk

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