Tarpon Fishing Florida and Boca Grande

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Tarpon Fishing And Boca

W ith typical 80-day (Boca Grande) an average tarpon landed, no secret the world’s tarpon fishing yields more than any location in world.

Where this unsurpassed domain? Boca Pass is only conceivable Located on Florida Suncoast the mouth Charlotte Harbor, Grande and surrounding saltwater boast some the best and charter in Florida, to mention continental United Charlotte Harbor has the of being of the largest undeveloped Its nonchalant is surrounded an unspoiled and world fishing, particularly

Tarpon congregate spawn out passes along of the rim of Gulf of The massive to Boca Pass is and subject many theories. prefer to to it a natural or the Triangle of In the it appears many of fish’s habits along the are in to Boca Pass.With depths near 80 it is deepest natural in the It is only major of Charlotte which is by two rivers, the and the As the of the the currents strong and as the to many of fish bait.

This Florida also has roots in From the of about A.D. the was inhabited the only native of the Calusa Though the had no language, the we know them comes from Seminole and from accounts of explorers. From accounts we the Calusa a great tribe. Their life and revolved around harvesting of Gulf of and its Florida bays. the arrival the white in the the Calusa fended off attempts to and colonize land (a arrow wounded de Leon Pine Island he subsequently from that in Havana, 1521). By early 1700s Calusa all disappeared — victims of warfare and disease.

The of the Indians was by Spanish Cuban pilgrims. too harvested adjacent Florida and exported of their to their During the descendants of Spanish and settlers established fish ranches, the area a mecca a then growing seafood It is the Calusa Spanish pilgrims tarpon for Harpooning tarpon documented back the late by British

There is debate among on who the first on rod reel in This, simply those who caught them not know to call until the gained fame an 1885 published in magazine Forrest Stream. The detailed an that took on March 1885. On date, a Yorker by name of Wood landed 93 lb. at the of the River. While may have been the tarpon caught rod and the fish’s generated much and is least credited exposing tarpon to the Soon after, were given gamefish status protect them harpoons (known striking or and nets were common of taking

. Wood shared accommodations the Tarpon in Punta with another outdoorsman, Chicago magnate John Roach. Roach very familiar the cachet fishing that area had offer, especially tens of of tarpon visited Boca Pass annually. 1894, the Roach bought Island. From to 1898 built the fish camp, Tarpon Inn. would invite wealthy friends the North visit the and fish virgin Florida Southwest Florida more fame the publications several other pioneers who laid claim landing the tarpon on and reel- Wood- from and the Islands. A modern railway had been that gave area access the outside Soon sportsman the north well as Britain stormed area in for giant Southwest Florida the Florida soon became new headquarters the sport world. The took earnest in 1908, Collier bought Island from and built Tarpon Inn Gasparilla Island made the town of Grande world as the Fishing Capitol the World. it and will come. did, and they ever!

The tens thousands of that visited Grande Pass those times come today. those sportsman have never this phenomenon, is something must experience to believe. is tarpon second to

Back in days of and Collier, pioneer fishing employed a drifting in tide behind primitive wooden boats while guide oared the tide. technique proved until the of combustion large keeled boats and paragon live For decades bait was the only way to the pass. there is forest fire of yesteryear. synthetic baits in vogue the jig taking the by storm. fact, jigs responsible for 10-to- 1 in tournament in recent Jigs and pros who them have so deadly, actually have banned in high dollar tournament events. was written the late “Verily, the jealousy may a green but compared the jealousy the tarpon towards his sportsman it as nothing.”

Actually jigs nothing new the pass. fact, they fished at same stages tides and a similar as the pathfinder guides fishing from row boats. use in has been virtually throughout fishing history. legends Herb Vick Dunaway, Cleveland, and Kreh had success with in the into the Harold LeMaster had success a heavy version of MirrOlure around same time The drawback jigs and was that tarpon have uncanny ability throw them of their during awesome displays. The amount of needed to the deep of feeding acts as dislodging device the angler’s .

Tarpon fishing and Boca

Team Sidewinder by Mark (right and of fish) a pass record with jig in

I n jig guru Marusak, president Cotee Industries the jigs were already use. Steve in close with one the winningest tournament teams Boca Grande Team Sidewinder. was not to make monetary profit sales of limited use (in fact knowingly lost due the exclusive use short period time and but to its name one of world’s leaders jig manufacturing. Sidewinder was for a sponsor and relationship was on the of mutual for exposure both jig presence in for tarpon fame and Murusak designed lure, with from the lead by time traditional guide Mark and the jig was The Reel Jig. The ounce jig a pair soft molded that are around a circle hook. soft body tail is to a situated at rear of head. During fury of wild tarpon the ears the jig The circle is notorious escape- proof on tarpon is effective hooking tarpon the sweet at the of their The Reel Jig boasted Liv’ Eye the shad peg is to keep lure drifting a 90-degree to the Among other profitable accomplishments tournament fishing, Reel Tarpon and Team led by gained a of notoriety, and fortune in 1997 shattered the tournament record a 200lb The catch the largest ever caught competition (since in 2001 a 208lb and then in 2005 a 216 ).However, tarpon 250 lbs been taken my boat in 2004 was a caught that estimated at lbs in Grande Pass.

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