Another meaty excerpt from Monte Burke’s new book Lords of the Fly. Forty-odd years ago, a former college lineman’s upset stomach and a running-back-sized tarpon … The post A Crappy Boat Ride, a Record Catch and a Fly-Fishing Frenzy appeared first on Moldy Chum.
Flylords caught up with Monty Burke, author of the new book Lords of The Fly. The book follows an untold story of the quest for the world record tarpon on a fly rod—a tale that reveals as much about man as it does about the fish. Given the similar name we were intrigued to hear about the new book and what went into it, check… Read More »An Inside Look at “Lords of The Fly” a New Book From Monte Burke
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, something unique happened in the quiet little town on the west coast of Florida known as Homosassa. The … The post The Drug-Smuggling Miami Mobster Who Fell in Love With Tarpon Fishing appeared first on Moldy Chum.