Tag Archives: monster tarpon

Bucket List #11 – Monster Tarpon in Isla Holbox

November 1, 2012


Fly Fishing for Tarpon Destination Tarpon always comes to my mind when old man river rears his ugly head.  I know as the white snow blankets the rocky mountains the tarpon down south start to get rowdy! I have never fished for Tarpon in Florida which I totally understand is nearly criminal and I do […]

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Tarpon on my Mind

May 11, 2012


Fly Fishing Tarpon This time of year I always get a little tarpon on my mind.  During my daydream, I came across this cool video from Bryon Chamberlin on Vimeo. It hits some sweet shots of fly fishing for Tarpon in Tampa Bay, Florida! Giddy up TarponSlayers! And this one from our buddies at Le […]

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Pic of the Week. The Emotion of Landing the Silver King!

April 25, 2011

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Pic of the Week I really dig this pic!  There battle fought between big fish and angler is a rare experience that creates an extraordinary rush of endorphins to the brain.  Once the battle is won the triumph can be overwhelming.  There exists true respect for the fish that has battled its foe.  Fly fishing […]

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Puttin the Wood to a Giant Tarpon – Rowdy Style

April 21, 2011


Fly Fishing for Giant Tarpon Went down with a great group to Costa Rica for a week to fish for some monster tarpon. We were on the Caribbean side off a small village town called Parismina.  Here are some pics of Rowdy landing his first tarpon.  I know Rowdy was struggling to get this giant […]

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Journey to the Center of the Fly Fishing Earth.

September 23, 2010


A Fly Fishing Journey It is always entertaining to watch guys go to different extremes to catch fish on a fly.  I came across this video the other day and it has to be one of the best vids I’ve seen when it comes to extreme.  Fly Fishing for Monster Tarpon anywhere is pretty rad, […]

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Fly Fishing for Monster Tarpon in the Most Peculiar Places

February 17, 2010


Fly Fishing for Tarpon I have always been intrigued at the notion of fly fishing for monster tarpon off the western coast of Africa.  Places such as Sierra Leone and Guinea Bissau have been held in reverence for holding world record tarpon.  Matter of fact, the world record tarpon was taken out of Sierra Leone […]

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Yucaton Tarpon, “Mayan King”

April 12, 2009


Get your Tarpon on! As Tarpon season begins, I think back to my first experience chasing silvers.  I have never had such an adrenaline rush as I did when I saw the giant tarpon surface.  That feeling is hard to forget, and even harder to capture on film.  As I was browsing Youtube, I came […]

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Fly Fishing Vacations. Isla Holbox for Monster Tarpon, a Dream Destination.

February 19, 2009


Dream Destinations Hopefully your New Year’s resolutions didn’t just consist of losing weight and making more money. Those resolutions come standard. However, to keep sanity in the crazy world one needs a fly fishing vacation that encompasses all the essentials; a beautiful place, great fighting fish, and a separation from the outside world. There is […]

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The 5 Best Places on Earth to Catch Monster Tarpon

January 6, 2009


Fly Fishing Frenzy Trophy Case Tuesday There is nothing more exhilarating in this world than chasing silvers. I am hard pressed to remember anything that caused the type of adrenaline rush that occurs when you see giant tarpon surfacing. There are many unbelievable places to satisfy the tarpon urge, so making the list wasn’t easy, […]

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