Video: Fly-Fishing for Megalops in Cuba

Megalops “A Tarpon Experience in Cuba” – Trailer – AFVideos from AFVideos on Vimeo.

Here’s some killer video from Argentina-based AFVideos, which traveled to Cuba to sample the tarpon action, as well as heading off-shore to cast for other species. Of the tarpon, they write,


In the Caribbean Sea, there is a fish that frustrates fishermen that seek it. An ancestral fish that reaches colossal sizes and, when feeling trapped, flies through the air. It is the king of the warm waters, a colossus with an armored mouth that makes the sharper and most modern hooks useless.

It looks like the species lived up to its reputation.

Megalops

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