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Tips & Tactics: The importance of being skiff smart

To begin a cast the rod has to be loaded with flyline. If you’re quarry is a bonefish, snook or tarpon you can’t afford 20 or 30 seconds loading the rod with false casts [...]

March 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: RIO ups the ante on tarpon lines with Tarpon QuickShooter

Rio has just expanded their tarpon offerings with this short head line for fast action rods, with quick loading sensitivity for close shots. [...]

March 4, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

News: 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Journal is out

No organization delivers such in-depth information to its members or so eagerly invites guides and members to participate in scientific quests. [...]

February 3, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Conservation Captain for January; Capt. Jamie Allen

Capt. Jamie Allen been guiding out of Boca Grande, in Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound since 2001, mainly for tarpon, snook and redfish. He is a Pro staffer for Scott Rods, Nautilus Reels, and he is also a FFF [...]

January 16, 2015 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Are we recognizing the value of what we could lose?

Attaching a dollar-value to fisheries and habitat issues should have clout in any forum. But it does not with the current federal, state and local political troglodytes stuck in an unwarranted and unwise ideology [...]

January 13, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Donate: Save the Tarpon needs your help to beat the PTTS

The PTTS is utilizing a perverse legal tactic typically used by deep pocket plaintiffs to spend advocacy groups like Save The Tarpon into submission. [...]

January 12, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Video: Watch three that got-game in the Florida Keys

Meredith Jane McCord is a whirlwind of energy. She runs a retail store chain, travels the globe conquering pescados of every description and size. Her charity work also has global reach. [...]

January 7, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Profile: Capt Carl Ball is BTT’s Conservation Captain of the month

I think that habitat destruction and water quality are our biggest issues today. I think there needs to be more awareness and funding for habitat rehabilitation and development projects also. [...]

December 10, 2014 Profile, RECENT, Slide

Take Action: Project Tarpon looking to Kickstart valuable tarpon tagging program

Tarpon tracking and research with conventional streamer tags. Initial distribution of 2,000 streamer tags to be placed in tarpon and create a website for reporting and publishing recapture data. [...]

December 8, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

Conservation: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust symposium again a huge success

Fly and spin fishing clinics were held for the attendees to enjoy as well as panel discussions with some of today’s most knowledgeable fishing guides and angling legends... [...]

November 24, 2014 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, FEATURE STORY, Slide