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Key West and Lower Keys

Capt. Dexter Simmons
April 2, 2000
Key West - Saltwater Fishing Report

Tarpon Season is Here!

April is here and only fools would believe that the Tarpon fishing doesn't happen til May! We have been jumping and landing Silver Kings of all sizes all week long. From baby Tarpon of 10 to 25 pounds to giants of 150 pounds, the Megalops Atlanticus have arrived on the flats and in the basins and channels. It is time to get ready for some breathtaking action here in the Keys this Spring, as the mighty Tarpon are here to stay for the annual migration up the Florida Keys and mainland. Tarpon, Bonefish and Permit are on the angling menu again this week as the water temperatures are in the mid 70's to low 80's on both sides of the Keys providing action for the big three grand slam species as well as Barracuda, Shark, Jack Crevalle, Cobia, and Mutton Snapper. April is always great for the tail end of the Permit push, the beginning of the Tarpon migration, and hot Bonefishing.Before you travel to the Keys, call Capt. Dexter Simmons for a live report 305-745-3304. Tight Lines and Screaming Reels!

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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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