Fly Fishing For
Tarpon... The Silver King!
Tarpon are one of the
most sought after fish on a fly rod or on conventional spin tackle. They give
anglers an amazing acrobatic & aerial show with several spectacular jumps
and a great battle.
Most Tarpon caught in the
Yucatan are what's considered to be baby Tarpon. From about 5lb to 20lbs these
fish are one of the most exciting fish to catch and much more fun usually than
there big brothers, the 100lb to 150 pounders. In the spring and summer months
migrating Tarpon enter the area and fish can range up to 50lbs.
Holbox, on the northern tip of
the Yucatan offers Giant Tarpon Fishing in the late spring and into the summer.
Sight casting to one of these beasts is an exhilarating experience in
itself, landing one is an accomplishment everyone should try to accomplish.