silver king http://wgcu.org en Silver King: The Birth of Big Game Fishing http://wgcu.org/post/silver-king-birth-big-game-fishing <p style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; line-height: normal;">In 1885, a single, sensational catch at Sanibel Island’s Tarpon Bay made international news -- and revolutionized sport fishing. For the first time on record, a mighty, silver-sided tarpon was taken on a rod and reel, a feat that created a frenzy for the fierce-fighting fish -- and made southwest Florida the epicenter of a brand-new sport. The newly crowned Silver King of fish lured celebrities and presidents, and transformed Southwest Florida into the birthplace of big game fishing.</span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;"><span class="Normal__Char" data-mce-style="font-size: 12pt;" style="font-size: 12pt;"><span data-mce-style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Writer/Producer:</strong>&nbsp;Lynne Howard Frazer<br><strong>Narrator:</strong>&nbsp;Peter Thomas</span></span></p><p style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;"><strong><a href="http://video.wgcu.org/video/2222809892/" target="_blank">Watch</a></strong><br> Tue, 01 May 2012 16:16:59 +0000 3 at http://wgcu.org Silver King: The Birth of Big Game Fishing