Learn How to Find and Catch Tarpon!
- How To Catch Tarpon Guide | Facts | Why Tarpon | When | Where | Diet
- Tarpon Tackle | Rigs | Rods | Reels | Line | Lures | Other Great Gear
- State Laws – Tarpon bag and creel limits
- Biggest Tarpon Records – by State (see where the biggest 286 lb. Tarpon was caught!)
- Gallery – we’ll post your photos here – send ’em.
Welcome to TARPON101! We cover everything you need to know about finding and catching one of the world’s most exciting fish – big tarpon! Use one of the links above to find out more about this incredibly powerful fish. We’ll teach you the tarpon hot-spots, techniques for catching tarpon from boats or shore, which artificial and live baits to use, and what the laws are regarding taking tarpon. Hint – tarpon is NOT good to eat, and most of the time it’s illegal to keep them at all.
Tarpon 101 is under constant development as we add new informational pages to help you find and catch more tarpon on your fishing excursions. Maybe you’ll become addicted to tarpon fishing too?
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