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Tarpon Action Heats Up

Capt. Dexter Simmons
April 16, 2009
Key West - Saltwater Fishing Report

The Fishing Report. April 16, 2009. Tarpon are Rolling! Bonefish are schooling!! Permit are Tailing!!!

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Tarpon have been roaming the flats as of late in small pods on the Atlantic side and in some areas of the sandy Gulf side flats. That action should really heat up during the next several weeks as the waters warm into the 80's. We recently helped to conduct the Bonefish Census for the Tarpon and Bonefish Trust.

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There are some Bonefish here and there, but the best action is still to come.
This is a 20 pound Permit caught on a Tarpon fly.

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As the waters warm up into the 80's during the next month or two, more waves of Tarpon, Bonefish, and Permit should be showing.
Our Father (Mother) - Son (Daughter) Key West Flats Fishing Trips are now scheduled for throughout the winter,spring, summer and fall.
For more information about the Father and Son Flats Fishing Trips go to www.keywestflyfishing.com/fatherandson.htm
Once again, you may contact Capt. Dexter Simmons for a future fishing charter on his TOLL FREE CHARTER HOTLINE: 877-FISH052 (877-3474052) ///// or at 305-745-3304 or by email at captdexter@prodigy.net

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Key West Fly Fishing with Capt. Dexter Simmons. Sight fly fishing on the flats of Key West, the Marquesas, and the Florida Keys for Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Barracuda, Shark, and more. Charters available year 'round. Friendly, experienced, professional captain who prides himself on providing a high quality fly fishing trip for anglers of all abilities. Fly casting lessons, SAGE fly fishing rods, TIBOR reels, lines, leaders, flys hand tied by Capt. Dexter Simmons, & fishing licenses included

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Key West Fly Fishing
P.O. Box 2006
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 305-745-3304
Alt. Phone: 305-745-3304
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