Snook and Tarpon at the Ocklawaha River, Silver River, and Silver Springs of Marion County, Florida? Why Not?
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Snook and tarpon in the wintertime waters of the Ocklawaha River, Silver River, and Silver Springs of Marion County, Florida--maybe 115 to 155 miles or so upstream of the Atlantic Ocean?
ONE Possible Answer: Rodman Dam a.k.a. Kirkpatrick Dam!
The same Rodman Dam that ended the natural reproduction of native Atlantic-race striped bass in the Silver-Ocklawaha-St. Johns River system.
Check-out this historic news account of native, naturally reproducing Atlantic-race striped bass that "sent scores of fishermen speeding to that area with heavy tackle and anticipation AGOG!"