A Crappy Boat Ride, a Record Catch and a Fly-Fishing Frenzy

Photo: Ed Sozinho

Another meaty excerpt from Monte Burke’s new book Lords of the Fly.

Forty-odd years ago, a former college lineman’s upset stomach and a running-back-sized tarpon spurred the fly-fishing world to descend upon an obscure little corner of Florida. This is the story behind one of the sport’s most electric moments.

LINK (via: Sports Illustrated)

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