Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tarpon Fish of Boca Grande, Florida - Wildlife Wednesday

Boca Grande, FL has been coined “The Tarpon Capital of the World” because people travel from all over come to fish for the mighty silver king. Tarpon are not primarily known as a food fish, because they are extremely bony.  They are a terrific sport fish, a strong, fighting fish that jumps and puts on a terrific show for the anglers who fish for them.  

They are known to develop habits of coming in to docks where they are fed regularly.  In Islamorada, FL there is a school of 50 – 100 tarpon that come in to be fed each day. It’s an impressive sight, as they roll along the surface of the water, splashing, sparkling, and coming up for air. 

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