This is the time of year Sanibel tarpon fishing really heats up. Hopefully we just had our last front come through. The fish are here we just need the wind to settle down. Sanibel tarpon fishing is a hunt. You need the right conditions in order to find the fish. When it is windy and ruff it is very difficult to do this. This is the reason that I wait till the end of April or even May to start. When the conditions are right there is nothing like finding a school of hungry tarpon. If you have experienced this before you will get the blood flowing as soon as you see them. That first cast into the school will get the adrenaline flowing.
We look forward to Sanibel tarpon fishing all year and it’s finally here. They key to success is observing what they are doing. Thinking back to another day when you witnessed this. This knowledge lets you decide what they want that day. Sometimes it doesn’t matter they may not eat at all. Sanibel tarpon fishing is awesome but some days you won’t see a single fish. Its a game that never gets old but we hope we become wiser. Experience really helps and dead occasion is a must. Wake up call is early.
On a good day the fish will show really good in the morning. Then they will go down and start back up in the afternoon. You just never know what to expect when Sanibel tarpon fishing. Every day is a little different. Jump fourteen fish one day and don’t see one the next. Save your energy for Sanibel tarpon fishing. You will need all of it and some patients. Try and wip a fish quick so they are not shark bait. Sometimes its unavoidable however the quicker the fight the better chance of survival. Be courteous to the other anglers as well. Use the trolling motor to approach a school and give needed space.