Left the dock about 7:00 am. Thunderstorms were crazy that morning. Sun came out around 7:30. Pulled up to the first spot. Water was a little off color and around 6 ft deep. Saw around 10 tarpon role immediately. The guide was trying to rig up and show me how to cast while the tarpon were rolling behind us. I told him I knew what to do with it and give me the stick, he laughed. Bombed a 50 foot back cast, got 2 eats. 2 min later, guide swung the boat, 70 ft cast, let it sink, strip strip, huge flash, line went tight, fish jumped 8 ft into the air, didn't give him enough slack, so 0-3 tarpon! Next spot, water was 1-2 feet deep. Saw a monster snook. Put the fly a foot from his nose, stripped the fly all the way to the tip of the rod, fish followed it until he almost ran into the boat. 5 min later, 5 tarpon playing around a small area. Fed the first one, no go. Fed the second, no go. Poled another 50 feet had another 3 shots. No go. I guess it was my awesome casting skills, not! Got back into a mangrove lagoon, fed 1 happy fish, came tight, had him on for about 30 seconds, put to much pressure on him trying to keep him out of the woods. We left that place to look for a ton of permit lol!! Poled a huge flat for about an hour, no permit. Bernardo said, "time to go!" It was a blast. The trip was way too short. Book at least 2 days if you ever go. Cheers!