Tarpon legend pulls off incredible catch in Homosassa
Without question, the best way to fish Homosassa is with a guide. These professionals have logged years on the tarpon grounds reading tides and observing giant tarpon habits and behavioral nuances. This experience, coupled with personal investments in high-tech electric motors custom fitted on top-of-the-line flats boats, is well worth the money. And when it comes to fly tackle, there is no guesswork involved.
With the onset of spring, record-chasing fly-fishers are but a few short weeks away from one of the greatest spectacles in the sport: the return of the giant tarpon...
World record holder and avid billfisherman Jeff McFadden showed me a way to build and rig a no-nonsense billfish tube fly that is extremely effective.
There is an atoll on the southern rim of theCaribbean that serves up a hearty dish of angling for fly-fisherswith a hunger for pez raton. While the local name for this"high-order" delicacy might elude you, the English name certainlywon't. I'm talking, of course, about bonefish, and the specificbistro I'm referring to serves this specialty on the largestplatter of "pancakes" you'll find in the Western Hemisphere -perhaps on the planet.
The Seychelles are a land packed with bonefish, permit and grand trevally.
The Seychelles are a land packed with bones, permit and grand trevally, as well as business opportunity.