I was hunting tarpon, so I had the big tackle with me. There were no silver kings around, so I went after a shark instead. The manatee getting involved was totally unexpected. Turned out to be a good lesson on fighting big fish.
Captain Mike "KayakMike" Kogan of www.JaxKayakFishing.com catches Tarpon from his Malibu Extreme Kayak in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Kayak: Malibu Extreme Paddle: Accent Paddles Diamond Series Camera: GoPro HD Camera Mount: RadPole from Kayalu.com using RAM mounts Rod: St. Croix Avid Inshore 7.5' Casting Heavy Power Reel: Shimano Calcutta 400 Line: Tiger Braid 35lb Rigging: Spider Hitch Knot to double the Braid, Uni-Uni Knot to 40lb Fluoro Leader, Double Surgeon's Knot to 80lb leader, Palomar Knot to Daiichi 14/0 Circle Bleeding Hook Bait: Live Pogie (Menhaden) Credits: Starring: Tommy Tarpon and KayakMike Executive Producer: Zsolt "Hitman" Takacs Director: Ken "Gatortale" Harris Key Grip: Robbie "BeerRobbie" Robertson Stunt Coordinator: Zack "YakZak" Reynolds Camera: GoPro Editing: Mike Kogan
The tarpon are biting! In this video we land a tarpon in the canals of South Florida. We were trolling live mullet behind the canoe. Stay tuned for a future tutorial based video on how to catch these tarpon. -InfinityFishingTeam
This action packed Tarpon Fishing Video features many Tarpon caught with flies in the Florida Keys. Capt Matt Thomas specializes in Fly Fishing for Giant Tarpon during the Spring Migration. March, April, May and June are prime months for Keys Tarpon on Flies. Go to http://www.riplips.com for tarpon fishing info and booking.
Keys Tarpon Fishing Guide pulls a HUGE Tarpon into the boat. This monster fish ate an angler's fly right next to the boat and after a short fight was landed and released. Fly fishing for tarpon in the Florida Keys is best during months March, April, May and June. If you would like to cast flies at monster tarpon like this one, contact Guide Capt Matt at http://riplips.com/floridaguidepage.html for information and booking.
WEBSITE: http://blacktiphfishing.org This Tarpon was caught fishing in Southeast Florida during the 2011 Mullet Run. We used cut mullet for bait and kayaked out the bait approximately 100yds. Bait Used --- Mullet Hooks --- 6/0 Mustad Beak Bait Hooks Leader --- 3' of #9 AFW Single Strand Wire & 5' of 200lb monofilament Swivels --- 200lb Barrel Reel --- Fin-Nor OS9500 Line --- 65lb Power Pro Rod --- 13' Breakaway HDX Surf Rod SPONSORS: http://barrettrods.com/
Landing Tarpon in the keys can be pretty tricky. In this video you can see why. With there long steady runs in different directions you have to get pretty lucky not to get cut off on the pilings. We were fortunate to land this pig! If you enjoy our videos please do us a favor and subscribe! Thanks, -InfinityFishingTeam