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Tips for Your First Florida Tarpon

Friday, January 23 2015 2:30 pm - for Tarpon
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Tarpon fishing is rarely easy, but persistence and the right gear can lead to a gill-rattling, 6-foot silver king busting through the surface on the end of your line.  Even…
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3 Great Tarpon Lures and How to Fish Them

Tuesday, August 05 2014 3:00 pm - for Tarpon
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Any lure specialist who pursues the Silver King should remember these key facts. Have sharp, strong saltwater hooks. Tarpon have huge, hard, suction-creating mouths as their feeding tool. This means…
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Light Tackle Tarpon Tactics

Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:00 pm - for Tarpon
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My release/hookup-to-strike ratio remains fairly high, compared to the fabled averages. This is based on fishing for the Silver King since the 60s and my angling for them continues at…
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Travel: Downtown Miami Tarpon

Tuesday, December 24 2013 3:00 pm - for Tarpon
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Although travelers worldwide know of Miami as a tourist Mecca, very few among them are aware that the magic city boasts a year-round fishery for tarpon. Many of the fish…
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Cut Baiting for Tarpon

Friday, November 29 2013 12:00 am - for Tarpon
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The international range of tarpon (megalops atlanticus) stretches from West Africa to the southeastern USA, Gulf of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America. In those locales, tarpon…
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Travel: Puerto Rico's Fabulous Tarpon

Tuesday, August 06 2013 4:00 pm - for Tarpon
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My journey in the sleek silvery jet from Miami was nearing completion. The pilot announced that he'd begun our descent, which would take us over Old San Juan and the…
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My strike/hookup/release ratio on the silver king remains fairly high, compared to the fabled averages and there's been based on lots of years of traveling to different tarpon destinations and…
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