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Punta Gorda Fishing in July

Old 04-10-2006, 12:37 PM
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Default Punta Gorda Fishing in July

I have a chance to get a time share in Punta Gorda mid July. Are the Tarpon all gone by then? How is the fishing in this area at that time of year.
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Old 04-10-2006, 09:39 PM
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Yes, tarpon in BG pass are basically gone by then, but there are still a few leftover tarpon in the harbor, but you will need a guide to find them - trying it on your own will be a challenge. It's hotter n' heck here in July, but a Key West 18 is a good boat for the harbor. If you have not been to Cabbage Key or other areas, ask for their locations when you arrive. Questions?
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Old 04-11-2006, 09:36 PM
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Concur with First Light. If bringing your own boat, I also recommend you get a chart of the area before you come down and memorize it. There is a lot of shallow water, particularly in the south end of Char. Harbor as you get near Bokeelia and the Cabbage Key area.
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