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Photo Essay: Tarpon from a Stand-Up Paddleboard in Mexico


Written by: Phil Monahan

Michelle Bowman is all smiles as she holds the first tarpon she’s ever caught from her SUP
Photo by Conway Bowman



Last week, we posted a great photo of Michelle Woo Bowman (Conway’s wife and a fine angler in her own right) fighting a juvenile tarpon from her standup paddleboard in Mexico. Today, we got access to the whole series of shots from that day. I’ve never actually been on an SUP, but after seeing these images and the ones from Chris Lewis from earlier in the week, I’m convinced that this is a pretty cool way to. . .

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Video: Juvenile Tarpon Fishing in Mexico


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sabalo – 720p 1 from Daxmessett on Vimeo.

Here’s a very cool video of fly-fishing for small tarpon in Mexico, including many acrobatic leaps. Although I have chased the big fish in the keys (to no avail, I might add), I really think that this looks more my speed. . . .

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