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Tarpon Fishing Key West

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Key West is one of the best destinations for tarpon fishing

Welcome to Key West, home to some of the best tarpon fishing in the world! Known for their acrobatic leaps and powerful runs, tarpon are a sought-after game fish that attract anglers from around the globe. With its pristine waters and abundant tarpon population, Key West provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable tarpon fishing experience

To enhance your tarpon fishing experience in Key West, consider hiring a local guide or charter. These experienced professionals are experts in targeting tarpon and can provide valuable insights and tips to help you land the fish of a lifetime.

Tarpon Fishing Guides In Key West

Professional tarpon fishing guide in Key West since 1994. Capt. Steven is a Veteran. Boasting state of the art boats and the best equipment money can buy to use daily with his clients. Specializing in Permit, bonefish and tarpon fishing using Spin or fly fishing tackle made by DAIWA and ORVIS. 

Go tarpon fishing in Key West with the professional fishing guides at Dream Catcher Charters. State of the art bay boats and equipment that is meticulously maintained for you to have your best day fishing. 4, 6 and 8 hour fishing charters for up to 4 persons.

About Key West Tarpon Fishing

Tarpon can be found in the waters around Key West year-round, with the peak season typically occurring from April to July. During this time, thousands of tarpon migrate through the area, offering anglers the opportunity to hook into these silver giants.

The tarpon migration in Key West starts in late April and goes through into July. However there are tarpon in Key West all year long. We call them resident fish. In the late winter we have fish ranging in size from 60 – 170 bs big fish with lots of attitude and the fall we have what we call “babies” hiding in the mangroves and shallows.

Backcountry Fishing guides are your best choice for tarpon fishing with live bait or artifiicial light tackle. For fly fishing your best bet is the flats fishing guides.

Charters in Key West are generally 4, 6, and 8 hours long and run as low as 600.00 depending on the boat and guide for a half day. If you want to carry three or more persons, look into the bay boats for added comfort.