Tarpon Life-Size

Chris Bladen Sculpture Tarpon Life-size

Tarpon | Fish

Life-Size Tarpon Fish Sculpture in Bronze

Megalops atlanticus

Stealthy and wary, tarpon offer anglers an irresistible challenge. They’re selective eaters and easily spooked, once hooked you have a wily adversary that doesn’t give up easily and will catch you off-guard with aerial jumps and bursts of powerful runs.

Title: Tarpon Life-Size

Edition: 10

Size: 150 x 150 x 175cm

Base: Patinated Bronze on a Wood Base

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