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The value of fly fishing travel consultants vs. booking it all yourself

Nothing is more satisfying than a well-planned, hassle free fly fishing trip. Here is how to achieve exactly that. [...]

September 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bahamas’ flats fishing rules: Yes? No? On? Off?

Come bonefish in The Bahamas? Benjamin Pratt, senior manager, Ministry of Tourism said. "The Bahamas is open for business . . ." [...]

November 16, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Bahamas: Bonefishing power grab

Prescott Smith and a cohort, Minster Grey, have concocted a populist battle cry that has legs. The new governing of the flats is a pure power grab [...]

January 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide, The Bahamas

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
News: Uh Oh, The Bahamas flats are in question, again!

News: Uh Oh, The Bahamas flats are in question, again!

The Bahamas is a fly anglers bonefish paradise, but political trends towards populism and associative power grabs have consequences yet to be realized [...]

November 9, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, 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

Breaking News: “I have done all I can to save them from themselves…”

DIY Bahamian bonefishing is in for a big change. However, if you can afford a lodge price you are probably going to be good to go when the regs are formally imposed. [...]

April 26, 2016 Breaking News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bombshell: A Bahamian “Snowden” leaks government report on new fishery regs

Want to know what lies next for the prospect of bonefishing in the Bahamas and the uncertain legalities of doing so? This cloudy scenario is now becoming clearer. [...]

March 7, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide