Of all the fish in the world, the Tarpon is arguably the most exhilarating to catch. This flashy shining fish is also named aptly the Silver King. With these monsters potentially weighing in at over 200lbs, one needs to be sure they have not only the appropriate gear, but also the best fit Marco Island Tarpon fishing guide!
Hook n Line Charters has over 25 years of experience the best Tarpon fishing in Florida by tracking down and catching this elusive trophy and we know how to read the conditions of the weather and water to find you the best possible chance of bagging one of these brutes. Interestingly, most fishing success for for this species is surprisingly close to the shoreline. And that's one of the secrets to success when Tarpon fishing Marco Island.
These guys like to travel in schools of sometimes up to 30 animals. One trick for locating them is to look for a large shiny flash at the surface of the water. You could be seeing them rolling to fill their swim bladder.
Many surveys proclaim this giant as the ultimate sport fishing catch because of the potential massiveness of the beasts, their endurance, and the visual appeal of them jumping out of the water while you wrestle on the line with them. It sure is an exciting thing to experience and a fisherman feels quite accomplished at the end of a good battle while they pose for their picture with this amazing fish.
This "Silver King" is a prehistoric species and it’s hard to believe that it used to be a bait-fish easily gobbled up by its prehistoric predators. Even though those species have long vanished, it has survived and us humans get to enjoy the thrill of the catch.
These behemoths are typically not good for eating so the purpose of a Tarpon fishing in Marco Island on one of our Charters is primarily catch and release. If you are interested in Tarpon fishing Naples Florida or Marco Island Tarpon fishing, come out with us on a Tour, our experienced guides will be sure to give you the absolute best chance of nailing one of these sensational fish.
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