Captain Lil Coon caught this 226.8 pound tarpon which is currently 6th place in the Louisiana State Records only a few hours after reeling in a 214.6 pound tarpon while fishing with Captain Coon and Captain Lee out of Grand Isle on Coon Pop fishing lures.
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SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
WORLD RECORD TARPON
Mr. Billy Moore caught this 224 pound tarpon on a Coon Pop fishing lure while fishing with Captain Coon out of Grand Isle. This was the first tarpon he ever caught and it is currently 7th in the Louisiana State Records.
THE 2017 TRADEWINDS MARINA'S 2ND ANNUAL KIDS FISHING RODEO WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!
Captain Coon holds 4th place in the Louisiana State Records with this 228.13 pound tarpon caught on his Coon Pop fishing lure out of Grand Isle.
Tarpon Charters with Captain Coon are $1200 a day.This price includes boat, tackle and fuel.
You provide your own food and drinks.
You will fish with Captain Coon aboard his 31 foot Fountain. Tarpon trips are available out of Sand Dollar Marina in Grand Isle Louisiana. The best months to fish tarpon are between July and October. Multiple boats are available for larger groups. Fly fishing for tarpon is also offered. Private camp lodging with meals is available. Call for more details.
Hunter Schouest, Captain Coon's grandson, holds the IGFA Small Fry World Record Tarpon with this 158.12 pound tarpon.
HIGHLIGHTS OF 2016 TARPON SEASON
Captain Coon, Captain Lil' Coon, Captain Tig, and Captain Crawdaddy tagged and released 22 of 52 tarpon hooked all on one amazing family fishing trip!
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Tradewinds Marina, Lodge and Restaurant
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Cecil Lapeyrouse Grocery
Lapeyrouse Seafood, Bar, Grocery, and Campground
Leslie's Hair Salon
Captain Allen's Bait and Tackle
Deep South Oil and Vinegar
Nam's Tire Service
Songy's Sporting Goods
Traveling Chairs (In Southland Mall)
Falgout Canal Marina
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Cade Candies took second place tarpon in the 2016 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo with this 160.8 pound tarpon caught on a Coon Pop lure while he and his dad Brett were fishing the rodeo with Captain Coon.
At Coon Pop Charters we know about the amazing connection that can occur when a person goes out onto the water and explores a whole new world. Let us guide you in that amazing journey whether it be tarpon fishing or any of our other offshore or inshore trips.
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Clint Buquet Sr. caught this 229 pound tarpon on a Coon Pop fishing lure while fishing with Captain Coon out of Grand Isle. It's currently 3rd in Louisiana State Records.
HUNTER SCHOUEST PLACED 1ST IN TARPON AT THE 67TH ANNUAL SPORTSMAN'S LEAGUE RODEO WITH A 147.2 POUND TARPON CAUGHT FISHING WITH COON POP. THEY ALSO PLACED FIRST IN THE CATCH AND RELEASE DIVISION.
Ivy Robichaux is the pending IGFA world record holder for females ages 12-16 with this 188.4 pound tarpon she caught on a Coon Pop fishing lure while fishing out of Grand Isle with Captain Coon. She also won 1st place tarpon in the 66th Annual Sportsman League Rodeo.
CADE CANDIES WON 1ST PLACE TARPON IN THE 89TH ANNUAL GRAND ISLE TARPON RODEO WITH THIS 163.12 POUND TARPON CAUGHT WHILE FISHING WITH CAPTAIN COON.
BEST DAY EVER!
2018 DIVA RODEO
The 2017 Diva Rodeo was a great success! We would like to thank all of our donors and sponsors and everyone who came out to support such a great cause! The generosity of everyone involved in the rodeo raised enough money for us to donate to three local breast cancer patients! We are so thankful to everyone and look forward to next year's Diva Rodeo!
Louisiana offers some of the best tarpon fishing in the world. Over fifty 200+ pound fish have been caught in Louisiana. The Schouest family has played a part in landing over half them.
2018 COON POP CLASSIC TARPON RODEO
There were 38 tarpon hooked and 22 tarpon landed at this year's Coon Pop Classic. It was a great weekend tarpon fishing! Thanks to all who came out and fished and congratulations to all our winners!!
1st Place Angler Tommy Hebert
177 Pound Tarpon
Aboard the White Cap
with Captain David Prevost
2nd Place Angler Kenny Mcguee
170.8 Pound Tarpon
Aboard the White Cap
with Captain David Prevost
3rd Place Angler Lance Crochet
163 Pound Tarpon
Aboard the Climax
with Captain David Bourgeouis
David Prevost landed this 246.6 pound 1st place Louisiana State Record tarpon out of Grand Isle on a Coon Pop fishing lure. It is also the largest tarpon ever caught in North America,
HIGHLIGHTS OF 2017