If you’re like us, tarpon is one of your favorite fish to hook and luckily for us all, they’re here in Clearwater and the Bay Area.

Where to find the Tarpon

With the extremely warm winter this year in Clearwater, the tarpon have shown up a few weeks early. We are starting to see good numbers of Tarpon migrating North from Tampa Bay to Tarpon Springs out on the West Central beaches.

Tarpon Bait for 2020

Best baits for the live bait fishermen are threadfin herring, horse eye pilchards and pinfish free lined or under a cork.

Fly Fishing Tarpon Tips

For the fly enthusiast the tarpon are up on the bars in honeymoon, Caladesi, 3 Rucker and Anclote Key. Best flies are black and purple Tarpon toad or chartreuse or multiple Bait fish patterns.



We are booking Tarpon charters as well as snook and redfish starting May 1st if the covid-19 relaxes. Come see what Clearwater Florida tarpon fishing is all about.

Thanks, – Captain Craig

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