Placencia Fishing Reports

The Thrill is not the Kill

May 08, 2015 by Erwin Westby

Trip Info


Captain Edlin along with Junior Angler Darnell once again took Mr. Frank Raffa on a trip for tarpon. They had a wonderful day, as the sun was shining brightly and the winds were perfect to cool off your skin but not disturb your cast. The guys took to live baiting as this is Franks favorite way to fish, the bite was on as the hooked up on several tarpons only to loose them on the jump. But that’s all in fishing; the thrill is not in the kill. It wasn’t until later in the afternoon that Frank hooked up on a tarpon that gave an amazing fight and flew out of the water as if it had wings. Weighing in at 60 pounds and making Frank a very happy man, the guys then revived the fish and set it free, so that another might enjoy its wonder.

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This vessel design is ideal for fishing the flats because of its shallow draft which allows it to access to the lagoons and shallow water areas which are great for fly fishing as well as spin casting among shallow patch reefs and lagoon tributaries.…