Florida Fish and Wildlife hoping to catch the men who killed tarpon

Tarpon are considered a catch-and-release only fish.
Tarpon are considered a catch-and-release only fish.(FWC)
Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 3:19 PM CDT
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KEY LARGO, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -Florida Fish and Wildlife officials have released a photo of three men posing with a tarpon they killed in hopes the public will be able to help identify them.

According to FWC, a group of men removed a tarpon and killed it.

The FWC website states that tarpon is a catch-and-release only fish.

The incident happened back in March in Key Largo.

If you recognize the men in the photo, contact Wildlife Alert at 1-888-404-FWCC (3922) or Investigator Mattson at 305-619-6578.

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