Fishing for tarpon is like pursuing a dinosaur. These monsters have roamed the ocean since prehistoric times and can live up to 80 years. In fish terms, that's ancient. Although tarpon have no commercial value and can only be fished catch-and-release, they remain one of the most sought-after sport fish species in the world. To fully appreciate the awe-inspiring charisma of the tarpon, their intense strength and circus-freak acrobatics must be experienced firsthand.