Tarpon

  • Size 25 to 80lbs
  • Food Value None
  • Game Qualities Excellent
  • Habitats Inshore, Flats, Backcountry

Tarpon fishing in Florida is, needless to say, off the hook (pun intended). Siver kings populate inshore waters throughout the state, from Jacksonville Beach to the Panhandle, with hotspots being the Keys, the Everglades, the Fort Myers area, Charlotte Harbor, including, of course, Boca Grande, Tampa Bay and the Homossassa Bay.

For extensive knowhow on how to prepare for Tarpon fishing in Florida, see our All You Need to Know About Tarpon Fishing in Florida guide.

Tarpon

  • Size 25 to 80lbs
  • Food Value None
  • Game Qualities Excellent
  • Habitats Inshore, Flats, Backcountry

Florida Tarpon Fishing Seasons

Seasonality

Tarpon fishing in Florida varies moderately throughout the year. High season is May to August. Low season is January to March and November to December. There is no closed season.

What People Are Saying About Tarpon Fishing in Florida

"Day on the water with captain Ron"

Allen Schultz fished with Pirate For Hire Charters on July 15, 2018

Great day on the water. Started the morning with lots of trout, a few really nice 22 to 23 inchers. Then off for tarpon and shark. My son got a very acrobatic 5 foot black tip, I got a 7foot lemon shark that put up a great fight, both released un harmed. Moved into some channels and bridges and caught some snapper. Overall a very fun day

"Black snapper and Tarpon "

Marc Wolfe fished with Reel Rosie Charters on July 14, 2018

Great time. Limited on snapper and had 1 big tarpon on but got off.

"6 hours with captain Chad."

Brian & Michelle Newhouse fished with Tarpon Diem on July 10, 2018

Going out with captain Chad was a great experience. He took care of exactly what we booked him for BIG Tarpon and he delivered with out a dout. He's worth every penny, All differently go out with him again. Captain Chad big thumbs up, thanks again
Florida
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Based on 7,850 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

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