Tarpon Fishing

Tarpon fishing is one of our specialties at Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet. We love to track down these local fish and battle it out. Turns out, we’re not alone. Tarpon fishing is one of Key West’s biggest attractions. For the best tarpon fishing Key West has to offer book online today!

While tarpon are present all year round, the best season for tarpon fishing tends to run between April and June. Because tarpon migration patterns bring hundreds of thousands of them through the waters of Key West during this time, you can bet these fish will be hungry from traveling. That means one thing: they’ll be biting for sure. Before you know it, you’ll feel a mighty tug from your line!

Tarpon fishing Key West

Ready for a Fight? Game On.

Tarpon are thick-bodied fish, known for their tendency to thrash about. They get up to 8 feet in length and can weigh as much as 280 lbs. There’s a reason they got the nickname “Silver King.”

Few fish are more game than tarpon. They prowl and jump like mad! If you want a true aerial display during your fishing battle, tarpon set themselves apart in a fight. Picture a massive 150 lb fish jumping up to 6 feet out of the water and you’ll see what we mean. These absolute acrobats are legendary for their ability to throw hooks and break lines. They are not easily taken and are by far one of the most sought-after game fish in the world. Catch one of these and you’ll have something to write home about!

Looking To Make History in Tarpon Fishing?

Florida’s state record tarpon weighs in at 243 lbs, caught by Gus Bell off of Key West in 1975. Who knows? Maybe you’ll be the next to break Bell’s record. There’s only one way to find out. . . .

Book Your Tarpon Fishing Key West Trip Today!

If you are looking for the best fishing charters Key West has to offer, call Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet. You can also contact us online for any questions, and find out how we can supply the best tarpon fishing Key West has!

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