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Snookslayer772Snookslayer772 Senior MemberPosts: 170 Officer
With this constant pattern of cooler weather we have had lately in southeast Florida, the water temps have dropped and the fish are in their wintertime spots. I happened to do a little exploring lately and found a mess of little tarpon hanging in the deep backwater creeks trying to stay warm. A heavily weighted size 2 white shminnow has been the go to fly for these fish, presenting it with long and slow strips. I have jumped fish to 10 pounds or so and have seen a few 20 pounders roll, but have yet to get a hook in them. So for the time being i'm fine with the 1 to 5 pound devils....a tarpon's a tarpon in my book lol

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