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The Things We Do For Tarpon

December 17, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

“A short time later I got another chance. A trio of tarpon were following the exact same path as the earlier group. I was determined not to blow this chance. I made the same false casts and dropped the rabbit fur fly in front of the oncoming fish. I could see the lead fish swish its tail harder and accelerate to the fly.” Casey Allen tells a simple but resonant story about breaking his casting arm just weeks before his next tarpon trip in the Eureka, California Times-Standard.