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Fly Tying: If there is a terrestrial ribeye, it might be a cricket

Late summer and early fall are a great time for terrestrials. Ants the easiest to tie and deadly, but never leave home without a cricket. This one by Tim Flagler "catches." [...]

September 20, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Tribute: George Hommell’s Florida Keys spirit lives on

We knew Hommell was more knowledgeable about the Keys fishing history than anyone then guiding, commercially fishing or chronicling the subject in any format. [...]

November 3, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: BTT and others honor George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush established 56 new wildlife refuges, more than even President Theodore Roosevelt who established 50 refuges. [...]

June 24, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: Meet Lutjanus analis, the mutton snappper

In addition, the upper jaw has 6 canine teeth, four of which are enlarged. Body color is variable depending upon the activity of the fish. [...]

March 19, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

News: Fall tournament lineup in the Keys

Fall tournament lineup for the Florida Keys [...]

October 21, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide

News: BTT to honor Keys legend George Hommell Jr.

In his memory, BTT has set up the George Hommell Jr. Florida Keys Habitat Fund, which will be used to support BTT’s efforts to bring back the golden years. [...]

September 9, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

News: A true Florida Keys legend passes away

George Hommell Jr., a legend in the Florida Keys, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday morning, August 31, at the age of 88 in his Islamorada home. [...]

September 4, 2013 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Spot