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Giant Tarpon in Costa Rica at Silver King Lodge

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  • Releasing a 170 Lb Tarpon
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  • Playing a big fish
  • Silver King Lodge at night
  • Jumping Tarpon at the River Mouth
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I had been warned that the Tarpon fishing off the coast of Costa Rica, where the mighty Rio Colorado enters the sea, was something to behold. I had also been warned by a confidant that he would never go back...not because of a lack of fish but rather, conversely, because it was simply too much. Over 3 days they had hooked around 30 monstrously huge Tarpon. By the time they left they were totally and utterly exhausted!

 Expect to hook 1- 4 fish/day on fly and 3 times that amount or more on conventional fishing tackle. In 3 days you will have hooked and landed enough fish to make every muscle in your body ache.

Silver King Lodge is the best in the region. Rooms are big, food is generous and of a high standard and the lodge is well managed and run.

Read more about fishing tarpon on WhereWiseMenFish.

Written by  Justin Maxwell Stuart.

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Costa Rica is home to the some of the largest Tarpon in the world. Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) are the "Silver Kings" of our coastal waters and can grow. my blog

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