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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

Tagged tarpon travels from Lower Florida Keys to Maryland

Little Elmo makes a big journey… BTT began to acoustically tag tarpon in May 2016 in an effort to expand our knowledge of tarpon habitat use and movement at different life stages. We just received a noteworthy report of a [...]

November 20, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

As it turns out, we tyers are a strange lot

A surprising percentage of fly-tyers have no idea how to fly fish and no intention of ever casting their prized fur and feathers to a single fish [...]

March 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Aquariums… good/bad? S 1520 and the future of fishing.

Most aquariums educate visitors on conservation, environmental threats to fisheries and are in many cases conservation advocates. [...]

March 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Was the answer in the headlines?

A predatory invasion into freshwater by striped bass to harvest Atlantic salmon smolt in Northeast America's waters is part of climate change reality [...]

November 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide