Tarpon

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Minimum Size Limit

Temporary possession for photography, measurement of length and girth and scientific sampling allowed, with stipulation that tarpon more than 40in must remain in water.

Closed Season

None

Daily Recreational Bag Limit

Catch and release only. One tarpon tag per person per year may be purchased when in pursuit of an IGFA record. Vessel, transport and shipment limited to 1 fish.

Remarks

All harvest of tarpon has been eliminated, with the exception of the harvest or possession of a single tarpon when in pursuit of an International Game Fish Association record and in conjunction with a tarpon tag. Gear used for tarpon will be limited to hook-and-line only. Multiple hooks in conjunction with live or dead natural bait cannot be used to target or harvest tarpon, or to target bonefish.


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