Untold Stories

Fish Fever

Special | 26m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1885, the first tarpon ever taken on a rod and reel was caught near Punta Rassa - a fishing feat that revolutionized sport fishing and lured hundreds of eager anglers to Southwest Florida in search of the "silver king." Tarpon reigned supreme, but other sports species abounded. A century later, anglers and commercial fishermen were battling over the dwindling bounty of the Gulf.

Aired: 09/28/07

Rating: NR

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