10/30/16 Late October Tarpon Fishing in South Florida

Got out with Jon Patten today and his boys. We were mostly targeting snook and redfish and had a decent day with them getting into the double digits overall.  At the end of the day though we found some small tarpon busting in one of the creeks.  We drifted shrimp to them and were able to get a few strikes.  Ended up jumping 3 of them and getting 1 to the boat before he jumped and cut us off nearby.  Anyways still some tarpon around and it is definitely possible to catch one as long as it stays warm.  Out all this next week so maybe I’ll have some more to report!  1 for 4

Capt. Rick Stanczyk