Tarpon Study

Chris Bladen Tarpon

Tarpon | Fish

Tarpon Study in Bronze

Megalops

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. The bronze study was created as a trophy for the annual Golden Fly Tarpon Tournament held in Islamorada, Florida.

Title: Tarpon Study

Edition: 20

Size: 21 x 27 x 62cm

Base: Patinated Bronze on an Oak Base

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