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August 3, 2018

Three representatives of BTT were recently in Xcalak, Mexico to talk about research and conservation with the anglers, guides and government representatives at the second annual Silver Scales Fishing Tournament. The BTT team consisted of Addiel Perez, who is a BTT collaborating scientist conducting bonefish tagging research out of ECOSUR research center, Dr. Aaron Adams, BTT's Director of Science &...

July 30, 2018

Photos: Daniel Kim

We fish for a variety of different reasons. For some, it’s the places fishing takes them, for others it’s to get away from people. I fish because I love the people it introduces me to and the places it takes me. There are so many people I have met who have pushed me...

June 25, 2018

( Approximately 140-pound tarpon photographed by Capt. Tommy Locke outside Cayo Costa )

Once again, Florida’s fisheries are suffering from the legacy of long-time mismanagement of Florida’s water resources. Southwest Florida is plagued by an unprecedented red tide that is causing unprecedented kills of gamefish. Reports from those on the water estimate that tens of thousands of snook...

June 19, 2018

On June 26th, South Florida PBS’ Emmy-award winning original series, Changing Seas , will take audiences out on the flats with scientists who study some of Florida’s most popular game fish - bonefish, tarpon and permit.

Join the Changing Seas team and experts from the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust for a free Premiere Screening of “Fishing the Flats for...

June 18, 2018

This weekend marked the third year of tarpon acoustic tagging, generously sponsored by Maverick Boat Group , in Charlotte Harbor and the first year expanding south to Sanibel. With the help of our gracious network of guides and anglers, BTT was able to tag 8 tarpon ranging from 60 to 105 pounds in two days. BTT currently has 5...

June 8, 2018

Photo: Pat Ford

Our Organization

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is dedicated to the conservation and restoration of bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries through research, stewardship, education and advocacy. Our record of accomplishment and ongoing research programs distinguish BTT as a leader in the conservation of these species and their habitats.

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June 7, 2018

Photo: Pat Ford

Our Organization

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries through research, stewardship, education and advocacy. Our record of accomplishment and ongoing research programs distinguish BTT as a leader in the conservation of these species and their habitats.

Position Description...

June 7, 2018

Photo: Pat Ford

Our Organization

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is a science-based non-profit organization, whose mission is to conserve and restore bonefish, tarpon, and permit fisheries and habitats through research, conservation, education and advocacy.

Position Description

This is a paid, 30-40 hour-per-week internship. The Marketing & Communications Intern reports to the Director...

June 7, 2018

BTT kicked off the Charlotte Harbor leg of the 2018 Tarpon Acoustic Tagging Project last month with a 91-pound fish caught near Little Gasparilla Island. This tarpon was caught by a husband and wife team from Pennsylvania on Capt. Chuck Jenks' boat. After a short fight, the tarpon (believed to be male) was released in great condition. ​Special...

June 5, 2018

From left: Greg Fay (BTT Board Member), Cory Deal (BTT Events Coordinator), Dr. Ross Boucek (BTT Florida Keys Initiative Manager), Garrett Gordy (Co-Founder of Gordy & Sons Outfitters), Andy Mill (Former Olympian and Professional Angler), Mark Rehbein, (BTT Director of Development)

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and Gordy & Sons Outfitters are pleased to announce the launch...

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