Fish Facts: Everything You Need to Know About Tarpon

Former Orvis Cleveland Fishing Manager Jim Lampros is all smiles, thanks to this Belize tarpon.
Photo by Dan Davala

Like many saltwater sport fish, the Atlantic tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) is not commercially valuable, which means it has not been much studied and little is known about its life. . .

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Photos: Florida Snook and Egrets with the Chairman

Written by: Leigh Perkins, Orvis Chairman of the Board

Orvis Charmain of the Board Leigh Perkins poses with a fine snook and biologist Pete Frezza.
All photos courtesy Leigh Perkins

We traveled to the Everglades last November with Capt. Rick Ruoff, Capt. “Cap” and JoAnn Cappelletti, and Pete Frezza, who is a marine biologist and Audubon employee who. . .

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Video: “Micro Management” from Dan Decibel

Here’s the latest killer saltwater video from our old pal Dan Decibel, about chasing baby tarpon on the fly in Florida. This was Dan’s winning submission in the 2015 Poonfecta Film Festival, and. . .

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Video: “Choko Loko” Trailer

Check out this cool, short trailer for a documentary about Captain Ty Loyd Jr., covering his explorations and adventures in Chokoloskee, Florida. There are plenty of great shots of. . .

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