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Reminder: Support BTT on #GivingTuesday

In less than a decade, BTT has learned more about flats fisheries and its game fish inhabitants than was known for a century prior. [...]

November 27, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Atlantic bigeye tuna is approaching collapse

After the iconic Atlantic bluefin tuna, which can go for tens of thousands of dollars per fish, the Atlantic bigeye is the next priciest tuna. [...]

November 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Tagged tarpon travels from Lower Florida Keys to Maryland

Little Elmo makes a big journey… BTT began to acoustically tag tarpon in May 2016 in an effort to expand our knowledge of tarpon habitat use and movement at different life stages. We just received a noteworthy report of a [...]

November 20, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Sweetwater: A film by Spencer Miller

Spencer Miller tells a deeply personal, sad, and ultimately hopeful story about the decline of South Florida's waterways and the fight to recover them. [...]

November 15, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

First Canadian striped bass fishery in 20 years makes a splash

Eel Ground First Nation obtained a commercial fishery license this year, marking the first time the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans has allowed the fishery since striped bass were labelled endangered in 1996. [...]

November 13, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

American shad return to NJ river after 173 years

With the removal of an old, obsolete dam in Manville, Somerset County, American shad are successfully spawning in the lower section of the Millstone, a Raritan River tributary. [...]

November 9, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Sustainable fishing aids economies, communities, global study shows

The three pillars of sustainability defined by the United Nations: economic development, social development and environmental protection. [...]

October 2, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Key to healthy fisheries may lie in viewing them from the bottom up

Everything is connected. There is a way for people to respect the planet but also enjoy it, and we have to figure out how to do this sustainably. [...]

September 19, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Brevard Indian River Lagoon cleanup plan misguided

The top priority should be addressing the top inputs of nutrients into the IRL: septic and sewage. [...]

September 14, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide