Florida Keys Tarpon Fishing Guide

Tarpon Fishing in the Florida Keys and Key West

 

Fly Fishing For Tarpon

I really enjoy the look on an anglers face when I tell them we fly fish for tarpon that weigh in excess of 100 lbs. This is a thing here in the Florida Keys. Our expert fly fishing guides will put you on the tarpon and get you the shots.

There are many settings for fly fishing tarpon. We have migration fish, laid up fish and baby tarpon. All of which will rattle even the most chill angler on the bow of our boats.

Shallow waters are the key to a good shot at tarpon using a fly rod. Depending on the size of fish we use an appropriate weight fly rod maxing out at 12. Specially tied leaders and specific flies are key to success of this form of fishing.

Fly fishing for tarpon can be part of chasing the grand slam of permit, tarpon and bonefish on fly or a stand alone species specific trip. Generally one angler can cast at a time. Two anglers on a boat generally take turns. Our bay boats can carry up to 3 persons but keep in mind the one angler at a time rule.

Flats fishing poling skiffs are traditionally what we use when fly fishing the flats for tarpon. 16- 18ft in length with a single small outboard motor. Kinda tippy so balance is key to feeling comfortable while casting.

For a more stable platform Bay boats are becoming more and more popular. Same style of fishing only using a trolling motor for shallow water propulsion. Super steady for casting and capable of staying on the fish much better than a flats skiff. The bay boats we use today float just as shallow as a traditional flats fishing skiff with loads of versatility.

From Key Largo to Key West - We offer 4 and 6 hour Fly fishing charters for tarpon on board either traditional flats fishing skiffs or bay boats. We supply all the gear, bait, bottled waters and licenses you will need. Our rates start at 425.00 for two or less persons. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for even more details.

Please Be specific about the type of experience you are looking for so we match you with the right fishing guide and type of boat outfitted with the proper fishing gear..

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