Tarpon Diaries, Day 4 – Silver Ghost
Tarpon have been called silver kings. Kings of the flats some say.
They may be kings to some, but to me they are ghosts. Slipping in and out again like a wisp of wind. By the time I see them and have a shot, it is too late.
It is rainy and visibility is garbage. The Don Hawley tarpon tournament is currently underway all around us. We see no one tight to a fish all morning.
In the rain, every sign of nervous water causes tremors within my heart. Who knew something so alive could haunt me more than any phantom or spirit.
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