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Texan takes Gold Cup honors

Morgan takes grand champion award at Gold Cup Invitational Tarpon Tournament

Updated: June 29, 2010, 4:10 PM ET
By null | ESPNOutdoors

ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — Thane Morgan of Amarillo, Texas, won the grand champion award at the prestigious Gold Cup Invitational Tarpon Tournament held June 21—25 in Islamorada.

Morgan, fishing with Captain Craig Brewer of Islamorada, built a lead on the second of five fishing days and managed to hold off two other top tarpon competitors for the win.

Morgan scored 7,168 points for his three weight fish and the most releases of the tournament at 18. He also landed the event's ...

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