75.1 F
Belize City
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Home Letters Buttonwood Bay tarpon

Buttonwood Bay tarpon

Dear Editor,

These pictures were taken in front of my home on Seashore Drive, Buttonwood Bay. It is the largest tarpon I have seen in many years! It measured 6 feet and I believe could very well have been over 200 pounds.

The fish had no injuries, but lay dead near the stone wall on the grass. It looks to me like the tarpon was feeding on sprats or shrimps and was attacked either by a shark or crocodile and when it jumped to escape, it jumped straight on shore and could not get back into the sea ….so unfortunate.

Nick Pollard, Jr.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Another suspected drug plane land

Another suspecTed drug plane landed in Belize, this time in the South. The plane was found partially burnt with no cargo. This is the second...

2 killed and 1 injured in shootings in Dangriga and Belize City

Two persons lost their lives due to shooting incidents in Dangriga and in Belize City, and one man was admitted to the Karl Heusner...

“Now is not the time to ignore us,” BNTU tells MOE

Emergency meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Friday BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 23, 2020-- Once again there is contention brewing between the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU)...

Mother fined $2,500 for wounding son’s teacher

She said that the teacher had beaten her son — twice BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 22, 2020-- Valine Rose Martinez, 27, the mother of a...