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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

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

News: NOAA releases data on illegal striped bass poaching ring

Thirty co-conspirators were part of the illicit activity, but only 12 subjects were charged and sentenced in connection to this case, which saw 52 charges in 13 indictments. [...]

November 5, 2018 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

GOP on a sugar high in race to replace FL Ag Commissioner

Republican candidate for governor, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, took serious heat from opponent Ron DeSantis for accepting millions in sugar money. [...]

August 23, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped Bass and menhaden headline August ASMFC meeting

The Commission is moving ahead with plans to “relook” at the goals and objectives of the Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan. [...]

August 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide