On Oct. 6, 2006, Jeremy Ebert was fishing for bull reds on the Galveston Fishing Pier at 91st and Seawall Blvd. A massive tarpon ate one of his baits that he had out for bull reds.
According to Capt. Mike Williams, off the Galveston coast, there are tarpon out there that would exceed 250 pounds.
LINK (via The Daily News)