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marmar

(77,398 posts)
Tue Dec 26, 2023, 11:01 AM Dec 2023

Cops hunt for Florida man who fled Bass Pro Shops with a 50lb tarpon he fished out of the store's pond with a net




A Florida man was caught on camera stealing a 50-pound tarpon from a Bass Pro Shops' tank in a net and fleeing the scene.

In true Florida style, the suspect allegedly walked into a Bass Pro Shops located on Gulf Center Drive, grabbed a fishing net from a shelf and picked up a 50-pound tarpon from the store's pond.

Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office said the suspect had a woman and another man with him, who took video of the theft with a GoPro. ...............(more)

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12894217/Cops-hunt-Florida-man-fled-Bass-Pro-Shops-50lb-tarpon-fished-stores-pond-net.html




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Cops hunt for Florida man who fled Bass Pro Shops with a 50lb tarpon he fished out of the store's pond with a net (Original Post) marmar Dec 2023 OP
Only in Florida. Wonder Why Dec 2023 #1
Stealing is wrong, m'kay, but that is hilarious. bluedigger Dec 2023 #2
Christmas dinner? sinkingfeeling Dec 2023 #3
I dont think they are particularly good eating.... getagrip_already Dec 2023 #6
Tarpon are fun to catch but not to eat. Chainfire Dec 2023 #7
I guess we should be thankful he didn't pull out his gun and blam blam blam it Diamond_Dog Dec 2023 #4
getting close to peak Florida Man with this one.... bahboo Dec 2023 #5

bluedigger

(17,114 posts)
2. Stealing is wrong, m'kay, but that is hilarious.
Tue Dec 26, 2023, 11:11 AM
Dec 2023

Was his name Willie Tarpon, because he knows where the fish are?

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