"A pleasing prose mosaic and tribute to a life-shaping sport."
--Naples Florida Weekly

"A powerful resource for the fisherman."
--The Midwest Book Review, December 2010

"Anyone who has seen a tarpon roll can catch tarpon fever and understand how this collection of essays will have wide appeal to a variety of readers. Over 100 essays are presented by the editors and include some of the best nature writers and observers of the natural world ever assembled in one book."
--Active Year

"Recounts the history of Florida tarpon through a collection of fish tales from some of the greatest outdoor writers and sportsmen to ever wet a line."
--Garden and Gun

"may be THE collection of tarpon stories from the earlier days of Southwest Florida tarpon fishing"
--Bill AuCoin, Suncoast Fly Fishing Newsletter (St. Petersburg, FL)

“Offers a look back at the beginnings of the Florida tarpon fishery, and offers… anglers a jump-start of enthusiasm to test their tackle on a tartpon.”
--The Collection

“Truly the ultimate book about tarpon fishing and the history behind its growth as a sport… gets into the heart of why an angler fishes for tarpon.”
--Brad Wiegmann Outdoors