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Although BTT doesn’t delve into the nuts and bolts of federal fisheries management policy and law, as a science-based conservation organization we know that science must be at the core of good management. Without strong science, effective management is difficult. It’s the scientific approach that has helped BTT improve regulations for bonefish, tarpon, and permit […]

BTT is pleased to welcome Global Rescue as our newest Silver Partner. We are grateful for our Corporate Sponsors, who support BTT’s mission through their financial support, marketing and advocacy. When you travel, anything can happen. When it does, you need Global Rescue. They are the world’s leading provider of field rescue, medical evacuation, security […]

Bahamas Initiative Update

August 16, 2017

Bahamas Initiative Update August 2017 The goal of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust in the Bahamas is to ensure that the flats fishery remains healthy. To achieve this goal, BTT has been working with guides, lodges, anglers, and many scientific and education collaborators to gather the information needed for effective conservation. This includes: Identifying bonefish home […]

We are searching for people with knowledge of Florida Keys fishing history to help us find locations where bonefish used to spawn. This may help us identify locations where bonefish spawning still occurs. It is possible that bonefish spawn in the general area where commercial kingfishing occurs. We dug out an old article from Sports […]

Mangrove forests are among the most threatened coastal habitats worldwide, decreasing an estimated 35% globally over the past 50 years, with continuing annual declines of 2%. Some estimates show that Florida has already lost 50% of its mangroves. Ongoing and planned coastal development in Belize, Mexico, The Bahamas, and other locations in the Caribbean pose […]