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- Tarpon Fishing Off the Charts, Bull Redfish Coming Soon!August 6, 2016Let’s Start with the Tarpon Fishing Tarpon season kicked off in July with an early bang but got quiet towards the end of the month. We started off easily finding schools of fish but as the month went on we had to fall back to fishing known spots without seeing any fish. We still had an excellent success ratio but it wasn’t the same as seeing thousands of fish throughout the day to let you know that you’re barking up the right tree. Then August came and the seas burst open. The fish finally decided to start doing their thing. I was fishing with one of my favorite customers, Jeff, and I was explaining that the fish just had not been following the right pattern and weren’t really ganged up. As we sat on my “go to” spot a nice Tarpon smoked the flat line. 3 jumps later he was gone and I told Jeff that this was typical for what we had been seeing. We had not seen a Tarpon roll or crash bait or anything but we were jumping fish anyway. Just a few seconds later I looked up current and saw what I had been waiting to see since the beginning of July. Two acres of bait getting absolutely obliterated and heading right towards us. Thousands of Tarpon putting …
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