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Tarpon Fishermen at Belle Haven Inn

Photos: Sarasota History

Credit: Sarasota County History Center

Sarasota History - Tarpon Fishermen at Belle Haven Inn photo

Tarpon fishing was a major draw to Sarasota in the early 1900s. The two men pictured here caught these beauties in the morning and were ready to pose by the afternoon. Where did they get the energy to reel in this huge catch?