Where do you fish in Cudjoe Key?
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Where can I fish for tarpon in the Keys?
Every Spring through Summer in the Florida Keys, thousands of large Tarpon travel through Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, and Key West. These Tarpon gather in mass, under bridge pylons, where they ambush unsuspecting baitfish pushed through by strong currents.
What is the best time to fish for tarpon?
The best time for fishing is May to June, and that’s when people from throughout the world come and catch Tarpon. The flats that surround Crystal River and Homosassa Bay are packed full of huge Tarpon. Another good place to fish during June and summer is Apalachicola Bay.
Where can I find a tarpon fish in Islamorada?
With Tarpon migrating through Islamorada, March through September are the most active months for Tarpon Fishing. You can fish all year for Tarpon in Islamorada, targeting these Silver Kings around channels, bridges and the Everglades National Park.
Which key has the best fishing?
Here are the best places for the best catches in the Florida Keys.
- Islamorada. Billing itself as the “sport fishing capital of the world,” Islamorada promises picture-worthy catches.
- Marathon. Situated in the heart of the Florida Keys, Marathon is one of the region’s most historic—and hopping—areas.
- Big Pine Key.
- Key Largo.
How do you get the tarpon from the shore in the Keys?
For your smaller baits and crabs usually something around a 5/0 hook. For your bigger baits such as mullet somewhere around a 8/0 up to a 10/0 hook will be needed. The majority of captains down here use circle hooks. It hooks nicely in the corner of the fish’s mouth and is easy to get out for a safe release.
Is tarpon good eating?
Tarpon is edible but people rarely eat them because their meat contains a lot of small bones and it’s reported that they don’t taste very good.
What’s biting in Islamorada?
Pinfish, Pilchards, Ladyfish or mullet chunks will get the bite going. Work the tides up on the flats with your shallow drafted boats for some great action. Sharks and the occasional Tarpon can be caught fishing dead baits on the bottom around the deeper channels in the same area.