Mid July summer tarpon in the Everglades!

Well today was the day I’ve been waiting for this summer… wind laid out and the tarpon were thick!  We’ve had a little tougher late june/early july with the tarpon.  Just not a ton of them around and bait has been a little difficult to get.  Also just got over a spell of weird southwest wind that nothing likes too much.  But today it slicked out, we crushed the bait, and first place we stopped there were tarpon rolling as far as the eye could see.  We ended up catching 5, including a double header with Dawson and Dylan pictured here.  Hooked one other double too but one of those fish came off.  Anyways so glad that it ‘got good’ hopefully it’ll stay that way.  We can definitely still have great tarpon fishing into August, September, and even October.  And if it’s not I usually have some pretty good Plan Bs!

Capt. Rick Stanczyk
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