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Bonefish and Tides

July 27, 2017

Bonefish and Tides Dr. Aaron Adams, BTT Director of Science & Conservation (photos: Justin Lewis, BTT Bahamas Initiative Manager) At any given time, only 10% of the fishable water harbors bonefish. So figuring out how to eliminate the fishless 90% from your search area is half the battle. Understanding how bonefish use tides to their […]

Top scientists who study recreational fisheries recently traveled from around the world for the 8th World Recreational Fisheries Conference, held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The goal of the conference is to share successes and failures in research and management of sustainable fisheries. The BTT science staff attended and presented summaries of our conservation initiatives. […]

Borrowing a few bonefish now to produce thousands for later. That was our goal when we recently collected bonefish for BTT’s  Bonefish Restoration Research Project. In collaboration with Harbor Branch at Florida Atlantic University, we are learning how to breed and raise bonefish in captivity.  Once we figure out how to do this, stocking bonefish in the keys […]

Cabin Bluff’s 4th annual Tarpon Cup is just around the corner! Presented by Hell’s Bay Boatworks, this two-day catch & release tournament will benefit Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and the BTT Tarpon Acoustic Tagging program. The field will consist of two-man, guided teams, vying for the prestigious Tarpon Cup Trophy. You will be joined by special guest Dr. […]

Dr. Ross Boucek, BTT’s new Florida Keys Initiative Manager, recently attended the Inaugural Biscayne Bay Marine Health Summit, where he was interviewed by FIU News. Stretching 35 miles along South Florida’s Atlantic coast, Biscayne Bay is home to diverse marine plants and animals, including the threatened Florida manatee. Debris, fertilizers, pesticides, pollutants, sewer and storm water and other […]

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is pleased to partner with Nautilus Reels to host the Nautilus Reels Micro-Film Contest, open to professional and amateur filmmakers. We encourage anglers of all ages and experience levels to submit their best micro-films telling stories from the world of fishing and conservation. The top videos, selected by BTT and Nautilus […]