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February 17, 2012

I started fishing in brackish canals near my home in south Florida and at the edge of the Everglades where my Mom would drop me off in the mornings and pick me up later in the day. The deal was that I absolutely HAD to be at the pickup spot or wouldn’t be allowed to go again.

By Nicolás...
February 17, 2012

The International Game Fish Association — the Dania Beach-based organization that certifies world records and operates a fishing museum and the Fishing Hall of Fame — recently produced a new set of release rules to encourage all-release fishing tournaments . The IGFA believes clear rules on all-release fishing will encourage all-release touraments for other species and a better...

February 14, 2012

Download the Tarpon Master App for your iPhone today so you can help assist the Southeastern Wildlife Conservation Group with data collection in support of Tarpon Research along the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coasts. Tarpon Master includes Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Tarpon weight calculator and allows you to capture the following information on your Tarpon catches so...

February 14, 2012

The Everglades Foundation is asking for your help in getting funding restored for the Everglades. The Florida Senate recently proposed a budget that ELIMINATES funding for critical Everglades Restoration projects. This will negatively impact recreational fishing and fish habitats in the Everglades, Florida Bay, the Florida Keys, and even the east and west coasts of Florida that receive effluent from...

February 13, 2012

View this article to see how BTT plans to improve the tarpon population near Boca Grande, FL.

February 13, 2012

Looking to snag some BTT swag? Now’s your chance! All you need to do is email us the correct answer to a question about the Buccaneers and Bones season 1 clip and you are in!

First, watch the video:

Then, email the number of casts Tom Brokaw makes before he hooks...

February 10, 2012

May 12-18

BTT, Belize River Lodge and Frontiers Travel are pleased to announce the inaugural Belize River Lodge Bonefish and Permit Tagging Challenge to be held May 12-18, 2012. Anglers participating in this sp research event will spend plenty of quality time fishing and will be rewarded with great memories and the knowledge that they have made a difference...

February 7, 2012

Partners Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and Hell’s Bay Boatworks are pleased to announce that Charlie Forrest of St. Paul, Minnesota has won Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s 2011 Membership Sweepstakes Grand Prize; a fully rigged Hells Bay Waterman, with 60HP Evinrude E-TEC engine, and a custom aluminum trailer. This is the second year Hell’s Bay Boatworks has provided a...

February 6, 2012

Dr. Adams will be discussing Bonefish & Tarpon Trust at 8:00pm tonight (February 6) on Tune in live or download the podcast.