Fly Fishing Forum - View Single Post - Ok, what's your preference, Tarpon or Bonefish?
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Old 05-08-2006, 04:34 PM
Backwater Backwater is offline
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Tough question. I think I have to say Tarpon. I don't care if you jump a small one you have that weak in the knees feeling that you don't quite have with Bonefish. Also, the tackle for Bonefish is pretty much equal to the fish. I normally use a 10lb test leader when I fish Andros and that is pretty much the biggest Bone I could expect / hope to catch. Tarpon very quickly out tackle you, so I'd have to give the sporting nod to the Tarpon. Even small ones are tough to keep on the hook.
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