This time of year is definitely a favorite for me. I call this the second tarpon season of the year. There are plenty of fish around and most days you have the entire place to yourself. I think the last few trips we haven't seen a boat all day.
The tarpon fishing has been very good with fish in the 30-60 lb range. We have taken advantage of the calm mornings that we have had. Getting out early is always important this time of year as the tarpon are extremely active in the morning.
The baby tarpon, snook, and redfish have also been very good this summer. This is a great time for an Everglades slam (Tarpon, Redfish, and Snook) which sometimes can be done at the same spot.
It has been a great month of fishing in the Everglades. Plenty of bigger tarpon still hanging View more...