What do they eat?
Adult Tarpon primarily eat fish such as mullet, sardines, and other baitfish. However, they are known to eat anything that fits within their carnivorous diet, which can include mollusks, crabs, woms, and shrimp.
Are Tarpon targeted by anglers?
It is said that Tarpon are one of the first saltwater species to be declared a gamefish, and for good reason. They are known for their ability to leap from the water and put on a terrific fight. Their strength, stamina, and fight ability make them a premier gamefish well worth the effort.