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August 28, 2018
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Rigging Spanish Mackerel for Tarpon

On a recent trip to Costa Rica, I learned a new way to rig baits for tarpon fishing which I found quite interesting. Let’s note right from the start that the Spanish mackerel used in this […]
November 8, 2017

TPWD officials catch tarpon near San Luis Pass

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s Derek York recently shared a couple of photos of young tarpon caught while pulling sample nets near San Luis Pass in the Galveston Bay complex. Tarpon are the Texas coast’s most […]
October 25, 2017

Mystery of Texas Tarpon (Video)

Heralded for their awe-inspiring jumps and tenacious power, tarpon are the stuff from which fish tales are spun. But over the last couple decades, their populations have taken a serious dive. Today, a group of scientists […]