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The Bahamas: The rewrite can be called “the flats conspiracy”

Prescott Smith, the dictator of The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association, has ushered in chaos, hard times for Bahamians and a science disconnect. Forgive them . . . [...]

December 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, The Bahamas

Industry News: Bill Curtis – A Remarkable Life

Yes, a remarkable life, always going out of his way to help someone. Bill Curtis was a WWII veteran from a small town in OK. There he learned to fly fish on a $3 store bought bamboo fly rod [...]

October 31, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

News: BTT and Sunbrella partner

The support of Sunbrella fabrics will enable BTT to continue to expand and diversify its education efforts and continue work to raise awareness about and conserve these remarkable flats fisheries for the future. [...]

September 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation News: BTT expands Bahamas Initiative to North Andros

The largest of Bahama's plus 700 islands is Andros Island - the focus of the BTT/BNT cooperative Initiative on bonefish will be North Andros [...]

September 13, 2016 Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tournament: Louisiana 2016 – Tarpon Rodeo still slaughtering tarpon

In Louisiana, there just doesn't seem to be an end to killing off tarpon just for the boast of it. Game fish like tarpon should be caught and released - more than once [...]

August 5, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Tournament
Conservation: Catch bonefish, save bonefish

Conservation: Catch bonefish, save bonefish

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust have created a bonefish genetics program that requires angler participation in order to gather data [...]

July 8, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

BTT: Scientific fixes for Florida’s “Code Red” water

There are so many cooks, I mean crooks, in the environmental kitchen of water management in Florida that the outcome has always been the same - more pollution [...]

July 5, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Here is how the Bahamian “flats regs” will play out with many foreigners

There are much wiser men and women in the Bahamian government than the radical nationalist V Alfred Gray, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources. [...]

May 19, 2016 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

BTT News: Will an attempt to get rationale Bahamian scientific cooperation fail?

Here is Aaron Adams', Ph.D., BTT's Director of Science and Conservation, response to Prescott Smith, Bahamian Minister of Marine Resources on May 13, 2016 [...]

May 18, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Destinations: With new regs, loss belongs to anglers and Bahamian economy

Prescott Smith, dictator of the The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association, has ushered in chaos, hard times for Bahamians and a science disconnect. [...]

May 10, 2016 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide