Hill Tide Tarpon

May 26, 2016 by Andrew Herzog

Trip Info

The Catch

Steve joined us for an evening dipping crabs and fishing for tarpon during the infamous hill tide in Boca Grande.  This is a hard outgoing tide causing crabs ( a tarpon’s favorite snack) to flow out of the pass.  This gets the tarpon all fired up.  Anglers line up to throw some silver in the air.  Congrats to Steve, he was successful in boating his first tarpon tonight and jumping many others. 

Tackle talk, he used a Penn Battle 2500 with 50lb Bullbuster Braid & Fluorocarbon Leader to a Tsunami Airwave Costal Series Rod.  Live bait blue crab and 7/0 circle hook.

Book your trip with Big Bully Outdoors

Big Bully Outdoors

Come Aboard. Captain Andrew runs a 2015 EPIC 22sc. This spacious 22 foot center console is made for fishing. Ample seating, and casting room gives you a comfortable ride. Andrew has been fishing his entire life, growing up on the great lakes,…

Other Reports by This Captain

Birthday Sharks

January 14, 2017
Behlah and family from Ohio spent the day on the water exploring SWFL. They are regular guests aboard and we've grown to know their family…

BIG Fish Fun!

January 04, 2017
Jason spent the day on the water with a few good friends. They had a fun morning inshore fishing with live bait and artificial. Catching a…