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Atlantic Tarpons are considered one of the great saltwater game fishes.  Because of their size and because of their fighting spirit when hooked they are a prized fish. They are very strong, making mighty leaps into the air into the air to spit out the hook. In Florida and Alabama, a special permit is required to catch and keep a tarpon, so most tarpon fishing there is catch and release. Tarpon flesh is not desirable and extremely boney.  

South Florida is known for its thrilling sport fishing, including the almighty tarpon, but also for the unique opportunity to feed fish. Tarpons are greenish or bluish on top and silver on the sides. The large mouth is turned upwards and the lower jaw contains an elongated, bony plate. It’s an interesting fish to

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