Gasparilla Island State Park
Boca Grande Causeway
Boca Grande, FL 33921
State Park: Birding, Fish, Hike, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
Come visit the island that plays seasonal host to many of the nations’ most prominent fishermen as well as some of the most prominent families in the country. They come to fish for tarpon in Boca Grande pass, which separates Gasparilla Island and Cayo Costa Island. Each spring thousands of these giant fish, known also as “silver kings” migrate into the deep water pass, which today is known famously as the “Tarpon Capital of the World” and the home of the World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament each year in July.