May 2017 | Bonefish & Tarpon Trust
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One of the things that makes the BTT Tarpon Tracking Program, sponsored by Maverick Boat Group, work is our ability to collaborate with other scientists. Many of our colleagues are using acoustic telemetry to track an array of marine animals – tripletail to cobia, sharks to sturgeon, redfish to turtles. If our tarpon swim past […]

Capt. Nelson Italiano III and his client, Tony, recently landed an exceptionally large tarpon, estimated to weigh over 200 lbs. Below is the report from Capt. Italiano and the response from Dr. Aaron Adams, BTT Director of Science and Conservation  “Last night we landed a tarpon of a lifetime,” writes Capt. Italiano. “She was 86″ to […]

(photo: Patrick Williams) UPDATE: This position has been filled. 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. […]

On May 9th Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 10, which will accelerate the planning and implementation of a new reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area. The much-needed reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee will curb the harmful discharges to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers while at the same time restoring the flow of clean […]

Paraná On The Fly Lodge, Argentina We are excited to announce that next April BTT will team up with Andes Drifters to host a group of 8 anglers at the Paraná on the Fly lodge for a week of golden dorado fishing on the famed Upper Paraná River in northeast Argentina. Join Nick Roberts, BTT Director of Marketing & […]

On Wednesday, May 10th, at 7pm Dr. Aaron Adams, BTT’s Director of Science and Conservation, will give his lecture “Conservation of a Prehistoric Fish through Field Research and Aquaculture” at FAU Harbor Branch. Bonefish have thrived in shallow tropical and subtropical seas for millions of years. But a recent assessment by the International Union for the Conservation […]

Earlier this spring, the inaugural 2017 London Fly Fishing Fair was staged over two days in the impressive main hall of London’s Business Design Centre. Our UK representative Paul Sharman was on hand to fly the flag for Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. Hosted by Orvis UK in their booth, Paul reports that he had plenty of […]