Don’t Panic – Casting to laid up Tarpon

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Is there anything more exciting than casting to laid-up Poons in the west African Jungle…

Eyes peeled, angler and guide are searching for signs of feeding fish. The silence is occasionally broken by a Gigantic fish breaching with the distant sound of exploding water echoing through the jungle.

Then… The Guides points out something on the surface about 120 feet. At first, what appears to be a stick takes the mesmerizing shape of a Megalops Atlanticus Caudal fin. The Minn Kota takes you a bit closer. Work out the direction that the fish is facing, breathe and make your cast count. Strip slowly, watch the fish follow, wait for the Eat and then all Hell breaks loose…

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