We sneak in a last trip for the winter Miami tarpon season with Capt. Fraser Simpson of Fly Fish Charters. After waiting a short bit for a tide change close to the inlet, the night time tarpon bite goes off.

Large pilchards were abundant and the hot bait was Hogy’s 5.5″ 3oz Pro Tail Paddle

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Gear List:

Rod: 2018 Sewell Custom 8′ Hogy Heavy Tarpon Swimbait Rod
Reel: Shimano Twinpower 10k
Line: Power Pro 50lb
Leader: Seaguar Pink Fluorocarbon 50lb

Capt. Ross

Owner of The Intrepid Angler, Captain Ross hails from the historic waters along the Caloosahatchee River. He has a been a fishing guide and outdoor professional working the waters of Florida and Alaska over his career. He now permanently resides in Cape Coral offering anglers exciting opportunities to target trophy gamefish around Southwest Florida on a custom Pathfinder 2500 Hybrid Bay Boat.

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