Homosassa, Tarpon, and Baseball Bats

August 31, 2020 By: Marshall Cutchin

Another excerpt this morning from Monte Burke’s new book “Lords of the Fly,” this one highlighting another colorful character from the late 20th century tarpon fishing circuit.

“Erra’s rod and the horizontal pipe on the cross were washed away in a storm shortly after they were erected. The vertical PVC pipe is still there, though. It shoots up from seemingly out of nowhere on the vast flat, like a giant middle finger from the afterworld.”