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February 1, 2012

Boca Grande , Florida – January 27, 2012 – TrueFlies Clothing, a fishing apparel company based out of Boca Grande, Florida is proud to announce their support for the Juvenile Tarpon Habitat Initiative , a program operated by Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT).

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is a group of concerned anglers and guides who want to...

February 1, 2012

This original painting "Night Run" donated by Lisa Phipps will be among the items available at the Boca Grande fundraiser Friday, February 3, at the Gasparilla Inn. This painting will not be duplicated in any form, so is a one-of-a-kind. Bids will start at $500, you can make a bid for this by email ( ) if you...

January 31, 2012

On Thursday, February 2nd, Dr. Aaron Adams will give a presentation in Boca Grande on everything you want to know about tarpon, which is open to the public.

Click here for an article about the event and a search for local juvenile tarpon habitat.

January 31, 2012

Earlier this month, anglers at El Pescador lodge participated in the 1st Annual Invitational Tagging Tournament with proceeds benefiting BTT.

January 27, 2012

This story in the San Pedro Sun details the illegal harvest of permit near Ambergris Cay, Belize. Despite numerous reports to authorities, no enforcement action has been taken. Read the story , and read the first comment below the story to learn how you can help.

January 25, 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 color of Michael Keaton's reel to ...

January 23, 2012

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and Yellow Dog Fly Fishing Adventures are partnering for a unique traveling angler program trip to Pesca Maya lodge in Punta Allen, Mexico for a week of permit fishing and tagging. Trip dates are March 31-April 7 2012, participating anglers will be fishing for permit with the goal of tagging as many as possible in ongoing...

January 20, 2012

Dr. Aaron Adams, director of operations for the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, will present a broad range of issues affecting tarpon at the monthly meeting of the Charlotte County Coastal Conservation Association. Visitors are welcome Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Events Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950....