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5 Tips for Your Florida Keys Tarpon Trip

November 14, 2018 By: Marshall Cutchin

As a former Key West guide and someone who fly fished for tarpon in every month of the year, I’m often surprised at the number of people who think that the only time to travel to the Florida Keys for tarpon is May and June.  The reputation those months have is no doubt a carryover from the 70s and 80s, when there were relatively few anglers and lots of migrating tarpon.  The game, as you probably know, has changed.

The following are my top five tips for anyone thinking of booking a guide to tarpon fish in the Keys this season or in coming years.