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Calm seas, warm weather greet FKO/IGFA Inshore World Championship anglers

Updated: July 14, 2010, 3:36 PM ET
By Mike Holliday | Special to ESPNOutdoors.com

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — A thousand yards from the Channel Five Bridge in a location known locally as the Craig Key Mafia, a 70-pound tarpon lunched Brower Moffitt's fly on the first cast.

Moffitt's guide Mike Ehlers had spotted the fish ghosting across the sand in four feet of water just a few minutes into the outgoing tide, and a well-placed cast put the food, in this case a fly tied with polar bear fur, directly in the path of the slow-moving fish.

Fifteen minutes later, the fish ...

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