Uptown Tarpon

Catching Tarpon in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Photo by Cindy HoltzclawPhoto by Cindy Holtzclaw
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The Torrecilla and San Juan lagoons boast resident tarpon that qualify as world class by any measure, from 60-pounders to giants topping 120. Photo by Cindy HoltzclawPhoto by Cindy Holtzclaw
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2. This reliable action lies a short run from the marina, in proximity to downtown San Juan. 3. An abundance of bait in the creeks and canals that connect the lagoons assures a ready supply for anglers. Photo by Cindy HoltzclawPhoto by Cindy Holtzclaw
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San Juan Silver: A quick release boat-side. Tarpon may prefer either live or dead bait, depending on conditions. Right, the morning bait hunt. Photo by Cindy HoltzclawPhoto by Cindy Holtzclaw
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Photo by Cindy HoltzclawPhoto by Cindy Holtzclaw
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Photo by Cindy HoltzclawPhoto by Cindy Holtzclaw
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Photo by Cindy HoltzclawPhoto by Cindy Holtzclaw