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

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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

"my PB tarpon with Fraser!"

fished with Fly & Fish With Fraser on September 25, 2018

do you wanna catch a lifetime fish? go fly fishing with Fraser Simpson, he put me on the fish and help me to land my personal best tarpon! I told him that I wanted to land a 40lb tarpon on my 7wt, but he put me on a 50lb one! highly recommended!

"6 hour trip with Armando"

Michael Davis fished with A-Squared Charters on September 22, 2018

Absolutely amazing day. Jumped a 40 pound tarpon on my first cast. Caught a fat tripletail on my last cast. Caught fish all day. Captain Armando was extremely friendly. Very knowledgeable. Worked his tail off all day to keep is on the fish, including tarpon, snook, redfish, trout and tripletail. Excellent day. Cant wait to go again..........

"Inshore trip with Cape. Bob"

Kenneth Hill fished with Let's Go Fishing on August 28, 2018

Bob was friendly and knowledgeable about the local waters. We caught tarpon and permit and just missed the trifecta!! It was good day out on the water and we would definitely do it again.
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