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On Destination America Channel

Saturday mornings at 8:30 am EST

2 Captains, 4 Tournaments, and 1 Elusive Species

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What is Silver Kings?

Silver Kings is a Docu-Style, Outdoor show about two fly-fishing captains and their clients competing in tarpon tournaments in Islamorada, Florida. Filmed during the tarpon migration, the show exposes the visual beauty of Islamorada and the fast action of fly-fishing for tarpon in the most unique fishing environment in the US… the Florida Keys.

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 About the Captains

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Born and raised in Jupiter, Florida, Bou visited Islamorada for the first time when he was six months old. The short trip south was a family summer tradition that still stands.
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Rob Fordyce
Captain Rob Fordyce is a professional saltwater guide with over 30 years of experience guiding anglers for big tarpon as well as permit, bonefish, snook and many other saltwater gamefish.  Read More

24.9358° N, 80.6136° W

Islamorada is a tropical paradise that lies just 80 miles south of Miami. It is actually referred to as Islamorada, Village of Islands as it consists of 5 islands or Keys stretching 18 miles long. Spanish explorers named the area after stopping there to take advantage of the fresh water wells that existed on the islands.

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The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.

- John Buchan