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Take Action: Help the BTT support IGFA’s efforts to protect Florida’s forage fish

Bonefish Tarpon Trust is joining colleagues at the International Game Fish Association who are leading an effort that will help protect the future of Florida’s fisheries. [...]

March 20, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

Conservation: An ounce of prevention for little fish

Fishermen know that without an abundance of forage species in the water they won’t find many of the striped bass, tuna, or other popular sport fish... [...]

December 23, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: MAFMC meets in Baltimore Dec. 8-11 to manage Atlantic states’ forage fish

If you want more striped bass, or any other fish you like to catch, it’s probably in your best interest to start paying attention to how we manage their food. [...]

November 24, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Understanding the importance of forage fish

If you target cobia, tripletail, red drum, stripers, spotted seatrout, most coastal pelagic tunas and mackerels—even billfish—you’ve got a lot riding on this campaign to end overfishing of forage fish [...]

November 5, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Do you know how important forage fish are?

Of all the ecosystems studied, 75% had at least one key predator species whose diet consisted of at least 50% or more of forage fish. 29% of the ecosystems studied had at least one major predator with a diet of [...]

October 29, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide