Aug. 24, 2009: 2009 Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament: Second Victory For Charleston Angler

Twenty-five anglers competed for the largest tarpon on fly June 15 – 19, 2009 from the Lorelei, Islamorada, Florida Keys. This is the forty-sixth anniversary of the Gold Cup. Tarpon are measured with the weight calculated by a formula. Twenty nine weight fish, a minimum of 70 pounds were caught and released, and 102 tarpon a minimum of 4 feet were also caught and released.