11/4/2020 End of Tarpon Season 2020

Well tarpon season we can say is officially at a close.  While we still catch some tarpon through the winter here in Islamorada, it’s very hit & miss and especially not good as the water temperatures drop in the 70 degree and below range.  But usually by February we are starting to target the elusive silver king again.  This year of course was a bit mixed up dur to COVID during our peak of tarpon season.  Though fishing was relatively good during that time frame the few times I got out and early season February/March was pretty good as well.  The summer July through September I’ll say was fair overall, and October was not very good for tarpon this year.  Every year is different and we are lucky to have a good 9 months of the year to have the possibility of good tarpon fishing.  But for the next few months the everglades will be home to plenty of snook, redfish, drum, sheepshead, trout, and more.  I’m still chartering regularly but more focused on that fishing.  You can check out my other website http://www.fishingislamorada.com for more updated reports on that, or of course our YouTube channel for great fishing videos.

Capt. Rick Stanczyk
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