Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "science" Tag

Science knows how to sustain big tuna stocks, but some nations “really” don’t care

The world's fishing fleet doubled in size over the 65-years to 2015 but for the amount of effort expended the catch fell more than 80 percent. [...]

October 2, 2019 Big Tuna, FEATURE STORY, overfishing, Science, Slide

The toughest score of a flats Grand Slam, Trachinotus falcatus

BTT has gathered more information about permit than academic based organizations because they engage local guides and biologists, and everyone fly fishes. [...]

August 16, 2019 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Research, Slide, Videos

Book Review: A new classic, “Squaretail” by Bob Mallard

"Plunge" stocking over wild fish is not good science, and introducing nonnative fish, and nonnative bait can be dumber than a reality TV show host turned politician. [...]

August 5, 2019 Book Review, brook trout, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Managing non-native brookies out West

YY males introduced into four separate streams did persist long enough to spawn with wild females, and that the offspring of those unions were all males. [...]

July 30, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, News, Science, Slide

The world’s fish come from a place other than where caught

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust studies corroborate the fact that tarpon and bonefish come from places other than where caught. [...]

July 3, 2019 commercial fishing, FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Focusing on the whole ecosystem will better manage overfishing

NOAA is the science-based conservation steward of our nation’s ocean resources and their habitat - maintaining productive, safe, and sustainable fisheries. [...]

June 27, 2019 News, RECENT, Science, Slide

Cleaning up after us – restoring coastal places where we fish

Thousands of oil spills happen every year - most pollution cases don’t make the news. It can take decades or longer for waterways to recover. [...]

May 16, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

The IGFA has grand plans for its 80th

The IGFA is a Florida international visitor stop. It’s Hall of Fame Musem can keep five-year-olds to 90-year-olds intrigued for hours. [...]

May 9, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, scientists say

A team of scientists found the decline is affecting all of South Florida and began in 1985, with the lowest catches seen after 1999. [...]

February 15, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Forage fish make the sport fishing wheels go ’round

Preserving the ocean’s forage base is the first step to managing fisheries. It protects against irreversible damage to marine ecosystems.   [...]

December 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide