Night time Tarpon

Tarpon at Night

The Poons are filling in here in the Keys

Tarpon fishing is getting good.  Water is 85 .

Bones are around in good numbers and Permit too?

Now is a great time to fish the Lower Keys and Key West.  Practice your casting because April is usually WINDY.

 

Tarpon Jump

March Merkin Permit Tourney 2018

We are gearing up for the March Merkin next week. Looks like a big cold front is coming the night before the first day of fishing. I tied up some sweet flies and the skiff is ready. Alan and I got a nice permit in the Del Brown last July and hope to do as well or better in the MM.

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Cuda Bowl Key West

 

 

I fished the Cuda Bowl this year with Jay Decker and his son Kai.

Jay got a scoring fish on fly the first day and Kai killed it on the second day to win the Junior division .

I had a great time with good friends and hope to do it again next year.
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Sugerloaf Showdown

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BTT Symposium Tarpon Panel

I was at the Bonefish Tarpon Trust symposium last weekend in Weston , Florida with my good friend and Client Jay Decker from Patagonia.  We set up a small booth and talked about the cool new line.

I saw lots of friends from the fly angling world and made some new ones too.  I sat in on the Permit and Tarpon panel discussions and got some new perspectives on these fish.

A lot of time, money, and love is going into protecting tarpon, permit, and bonefish for now and the future.

 

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My Street 3 weeks after Hurricane Irma

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Mutton Snapper on Fly

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Great day in the Marquesas with Mike

Shots at permit , tarpon and Bonefish.  Got a nice bonefish to the boat on the 9wt. flyrod.
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Capt. Mike Guided Capt. Dave Moloney to a Nice Permit

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