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Tarpon Inshore Boca/Hillsboro area?

Anyone have suggested tarpon spots in the boca/Hillsboro area inshore?

So far we've only found large schools of cuda and jacks.



  • bobert421bobert421 Posts: 400 Deckhand
    Lots of luck. When the mullet run comes through then they are more active it seems. Live bait will be key. I have seen them around the Palmetto bridge and even stacked up inside someone's private slip they built under the second story of their house in Boca. Very hard to get to bite. I have hooked up with one very large Tarpon in Deerfield. From the dock at the boat ramp off of Hillsboro. He was eating my dolphin scraps while cleaning fish and being the opportunist fisherman that I am, I sent him a scrap on a hook. 20 minute battle before he chaffed me off on some pilings.
  • Ron@.38 Special[email protected] Special Posts: 6,921 Admiral
    Like post above says. nearly every time I clean dolphin at my dock, the big tarpon show up. They love the skins! The ramp at Pioneer park has a cleaning table and those who use it way the same thing.
  • JbonavitajrJbonavitajr Posts: 34 Deckhand
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