Tarpon Fishing SWFL

April 25, 2016 by Andrew Herzog

Trip Info

The Catch

Tarpon are starting to show up in their usual patterns.  You never forget the very first time you hook into a tarpon.  Rarely you hook, and land your first fish but today that’s exactly what happened for our client Raygin.  She hooked into this 100lb + fish on a live crab and 6/0 circle hook. This fish was full of energy giving everyone an aerial show as it jumped completely out of the water a few times. 

Raygin did a great job of bowing to the fish ( pointing the rod towards the fish) as it jumped trying to shake and throw the hook.  Gear for this fish was a Penn Battle 6000 filled with Bullbuster 50lb Braid on a Tsunami Airwave Costal Series Rod.  Select dates are available in MAY-JUNE.  Make your deposit today to lock in your dates and get out on the water.  Its going to be a great season.

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