This is an example of a breakaway jig head and plastic tail, shown with a ruler for scale, commonly used for tarpon fishing in Boca Grande Pass from 2002 to 2004, as observed by researchers during the catch-and-release mortality study.  

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FWC Facts:
The FWC’s Angler Tag Return Hotline, 800-367-4461, collects data regarding tagged fish that anglers have captured or sighted in Florida waters.

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