We fished together—for bluefish in the Long Island sound and for tarpon at Islamorada.
They are the tarpon, the Falcon, the Sea Fox, and the Octopus.
Dick was now out for tarpon, and paid no attention to smaller fish, many of which came within striking distance.
All at once the tarpon began to show, to splash, to play, to roll.
I think very few things can equal the keen excitement of playing a tarpon.
The rolling of the tarpon diminished, and finally ceased as noon advanced.
He next opened up his valise and got out the ammunition he had purchased in tarpon and a small, but excellent pocket compass.
They looked like barracuda to me, only they were almost as silvery as a tarpon.
We will make them get up anchor and sails and head back for tarpon.
Obviously, then, this becomes true of tarpon and sailfish and small tuna.
large fish (Megalops atlanticus) of the herring family, 1680s, probably from a Native American word. Also called jew-fish.