April, 2015 kayak angler Jay Clark left the sandy beaches of Southwest Florida aboard a Hobie Pro Angler 14 fishing kayak. It was well into the night as he headed to the fishing grounds in search of migrating tarpon. In this video, he successfully hooks and lands a nearly 100lb tarpon in his kayak. The fish pulled him close to a half mile distance from where it was hooked. After a 30 minute fight, the fish was released and swam away strong.

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Gear List:

8′ Sewell Custom Swimbait Spinning Rod

Shimano Sustain FG 10k

Power Pro Super Slick 50lb

Hogy Lures Black Purple Flake Swimming Jig

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Capt. Ross

An Iowa native, Capt. Ross became a snowbird moved to Southwest Florida in 2005 at the age of 19. After getting his first taste of the salt as a teenager out of Venice, LA. He knew life by the sea was his calling. With years of dedication, hard work and fisherman’s luck, Capt Ross. has become a full-time angler, guide, and outdoor content creator.

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