In 2017 Emerger Stragegies announced their commitment to 1% for the Planet, and for the coming year Bonefish Tarpon Trust (BTT) will be its nonprofit recipient for 2018. Read more in the press release below. Emerger Strategies and Bonefish Tarpon … more ?
In 2016, our friends over at the Bonefish and Tarpon trust partnered with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to create the Bonefish Restoration Research Project (BRRP). The BRRP’s primary goal is to pioneer a method for spawning and rearing bonefish and tarpon in captivity as a means […]
In this short film from The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis gives an overview of the culturally and economically important saltwater flats habitat.
Proper fish handling is an essential technique for catch and release anglers. In this film from Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, “Learn the best bonefish catch and release practices from the BTT Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis.”
The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has announced that Al Perkinson, Executive Vice President of Marketing at Simms Fishing Products, has joined the BTT board of directors. “Al has been a great advocate over the years for our flats fisheries,” said … more ?
At the 6th Annual Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, US-based ad agency Admirable Devil sponsored a lively panel discussion titled “Bonefish and the Bahamas.” Beau Beasley updates his previous reporting on Bahamian angling regulations with new information suggesting that the ambiguity … more ?
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has teamed up with the Guides Trust Foundation to support a relief fund for local guides. Funds raised will be provided to guides and their families during this difficult time … more ?
Aaron Adams is one of the leading authorities on bonefish science. He works for the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, one of the organizations out there at the forefront of research on bonefish. Even better, Aaron’s an angler himself, and that means he’s written some great science pieces that can also help you catch fish! Thanks very […]
Our friends from the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust just released their 2017 update of their Bahamas Initiative and we think you should give it a look! For those who aren’t familiar with the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, their easily the most active conservation group looking after the well being of not only our beloved flats […]
The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust 6th International Science Symposium will be held November 10-11, 2017 in Weston, Florida. The event “promises to be the most comprehensive flats fishing event in the world.” Read more in the press release below. Bonefish & … more ?
It didn’t escape my notice that something good happened in Florida last month. Here is that news, from the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. Basically, this move should help with those horrid, toxic discharges from earlier this year. And in case you are wondering why that matters…
At the sixth annual New York City dinner put on by the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Joan Wulff was presented with the Curt Gowdy Memorial Award. In her acceptance speech, writes Monte Burke, “Joan said that the sport of fly fishing … mo...
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As usual, our friends from the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust (BTT) have been conducting some pretty ground-breaking research in hopes to better understand bonefish populations around the world. Over the last month, they have released several articles on the BTT blog highlighting their recent work, along with some pretty interesting findings, surrounding bonefish populations in […]
The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust wrapped up their tarpon genetic program and the results are a bit surprising. You know those tarpon in Florida? And the ones in Louisiana? And the ones in Mexico and the ones in Belize? Also, you know those tarpon in West Africa? They are all pretty much the same fish, […]
The good folks from the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust just concluded their study with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in attempts to determine just how many distinct populations of Atlantic Tarpon exist around the world. Why bother? Because a sound understanding of whether or not global populations are related makes a huge difference […]
I just gave the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust $200. If you are in a position to do something similar, I’d urge you to think about it. This is our conservation organization. They are looking out for the fish we love and the places where those fish live (and the economies that depend on those fish […]
The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has announced their search for a Director of Marketing, Membership and Communications. Read more in the press release below. BTT Seeks Director of Marketing, Membership and Communications Our Organization Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is dedicated … more ?
Jonathan Wright reports on the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust’s tarpon tagging program, which began in May 2016. “We just received report of the first tarpon detection from BTT’s acoustic tarpon tagging program, and it has provided fascinating new insight on … more ?
The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s “Fix Our Water” initiative aims to engage anglers and the fishing industry in efforts to revise Florida’s water management practices and begin restoration of the Florida Everglades. For more information and to take action, visit … more ?