Whether you're sight casting for tarpon on the beaches or shallow flats, or you're fishing for them in the deep passes, now is a great time to be targeting Silver Kings in Florida. Captain Michael says new and full moons see huge crab flushes in the passes and the tarpon will show up there to eat before running offshore to spawn. Once the tarpon start to feed well, he says drifting through the bridges and passes is a great way to target and catch tarpon. Regardless of method: sight fish them shallow, drift fish them deep, use cut bait - there are a lot of ways to catch tarpon and they're all good, Captain Michael says. Listen in as he talks about different ways to find and fish for tarpon, plus he offers his advice for selecting the proper tackle to land these hard fighting kings.
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