Anna Maria Island tarpon fishing charters are one of the most thrilling charters anglers from all over the world come to experience. Tarpon season starts as early as March some years. While being in early Tarpon season we call these Tarpon resident fish of Tampa Bay. They range from 40 to 150 pounds. Most early-season Tarpon are found around bridges, rock ledges, and docks in Tampa Bay. Anna Maria Island Tarpon fishing season peak kicks off usually in May. This is when thousands of northbound tarpon migrate. Following their usual route of Anna Maria Island Beaches filling into the Tampa Bay.
Clients always ask when is the best time to book a Tarpon charter? That would be May, June, and July for you to catch a tarpon around Anna Maria Island And Tampa Bay. These Tarpon average 75 150 pounds with biggest being in the 200 pound range. The tackle we use is an 8 foot Crowder rod and 8000 penn reels with 65 pound braided line. The bait of choice as thread-fins or pass crabs. The anticipation of the Tarpon fishing is what makes it so enjoyable. Most of the time we are casting at hundreds of Tarpon waiting for the fight. Tarpon are known as one of the worlds best fighting fish. Also incredible jumpers, long fast runs, and unbelievable stamina. Furthermore if you are looking to catch your first Tarpon or catch another one give me a call and book your trip for 2018 with Captain Ryan Taylor. If you need a place to stay check out islandreal.com
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