Went out this evening for a june night tarpon fishing trip in islamorada. We had some dead mullet from the other day, they were very tough to find today went early in the morning and again in the afternoon before my trip but only caught one! We also had some crabs, pinfish, and a few pilchards. We fished some local channels near bud n marys, incoming tide all evening. Had a couple sharks early and did have a mystery bite on a crab not sure what it was though. Later we did hook a big 120 lb tarpon that didn’t fight much at first though came alive later on. We caught him and then had one other likely tarpon bite that zipped about 25 yards of drag and then pulled the hook – no frey on the leader so likely a tarpon. Drifted crabs near sunset in an ocean side channel but no more bites.
Capt. Rick Stanczyk