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Topic Title: Hell bent for tarpon on the west side
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Created On: 06/24/2021 07:30 AM
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 Hell bent for tarpon on the west side   - jdbman - 06/24/2021 07:30 AM  
 Hell bent for tarpon on the west side   - Cole - 06/25/2021 05:55 AM  
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Its getting late in the season for tarpon on the SW Florida coast, but I have not gotten one for 2 years.

Picked up 2 grandkids at odark thirty . Out of Bokellia, headed straight to Captiva pass. Flat calm water lots of clouds.

So some are rolling. A few other boats out. Decided to go with the Hogy lures. No action. Saw a large pod of greenies. Sabikied up a dozen. Started drifting on the incoming tide.

Grandkid gets a hit.40# test with 80# leader. Runs off around 50 yards of line...hook comes off. Im not too stoked. We dont get another chance. Oh well head in to stilt houses and let the gkids limit out on trout with paddle tails and top waters .

Nice day out.

Next up Mosquito Lagoon with Capt Bob and his new boat on Tue. 6/29

So if you are a surfer I wish you the prosperity that allows you more time to pursue the salt water dream, and the true happiness that comes from warm water, clean waves and the companionship of your fellow surfers. If you are an internet troll just spewing bs then f off.
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