Casting To Tarpon When tossing a live bait to beach tarpon how far ahead should my bait land in order to avoid spooking them? by Captain David M Rieumont 12.2k Views Sorry this content is for subscribers only Subscribe to continue reading. Already a subscriber? Sign in Thanks for reading TheOnlineFisherman.com Try one month for $1 Login See more Previous article When the lake is more dry, the bite is great for Largemouth. When flooded, no bite. Why is that? Next article When you fish a spring tide with the best flow in the late afternoon, when should you get your bait fish?