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Emerald Coast Living

Hunting for tarpon in the shallows

Posted on - By Anthony Watson Special to The News Herald

I have been getting calls and seeing social media about tarpon being caught all along the local beaches. I have caught two tarpons between 3- and 4-feet long in my lifetime — on accident — but have never targeted them.So I decided this year I was going to target them and see if I could get a full-grown one around 5 feet or plus.From what I could tell by talking to people and doing research, they run the sand bars along the Gulf, around jetties, and sometimes on […]