4/9/19 April Bridge Tarpon Fishing in Islamorada

Had Nathan and Jeff today for a full day. Weather looked iffy but ended up not being too bad at all. Bit of a stiff more southerly breeze but not too bad. We were after tarpon and decided to stay local today with the possible weather. The tarpon bite was decent we had to work at it but we had action all throughout the day. Caught 1 fish early on and jumped another off, and missed a few other bites in the first couple hours. We moved around and hooked up again but unfortunately the fish came unbuttoned. Lots of medium sized fish seemingly 40 to 60 lbers. We did catch a nice cubera snapper which was cool. At the end of the day we had a couple more shots, missing one bite and then catching about a 90 lb tarpon to finish. Weather got nasty this evening and looks like a west wind tomorrow. Tarpon fishing will likely still be best around town so I think we will be sticking to that tomorrow again.  2 for 6

Capt. Rick Stanczyk
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