April 2018 | Bonefish & Tarpon Trust
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It’s more than fishing; it’s about the planet itself.  – Stevie Kim-Rubell   A Conversation with Stevie Kim-Rubell, BTT’s First Youth Ambassador                                                                     […]

Photos courtesy of Richard Kerns from Odyssey Earth At the beginning of April, scientists, business professionals, and policy-makers from across the globe gathered in Havana at the third International Workshop of Fish, Pollution, and the Environment to discuss sustainable development and the use of marine resources in Cuba. Cuban leaders invited Bonefish & Tarpon Trust to the conference; Dr. Ross Boucek, BTT’s Florida […]

​Photos: Patrick Williams A research team, led by Addiel U. Perez, a Ph.D. student of El Colegio de la Frontera Sur and a BTT research associate, recently identified bonefish pre-spawning activity in two sites in Northern Belize. This discovery represents a major step forward in bonefish research along the Belize-Mexico border, as it is the first time pre-spawning behavior has […]

As winter turns to spring, tarpon fishing is starting to heat up. Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s Tarpon Tagging Project is underway in the Keys for the start of the great migration. In June, the tarpon tagging team will move from the Keys to western Florida (Charlotte Harbor, Tampa Bay, Apalachicola) and then, will end the […]

Why Fishing In The Everglades Is More Important Than You Think Case News By Jessica Rodriguez The recreational fishing industry in Everglades National Park is, to local anglers and tourists alike, a highlight of their visit to the park. FIU researchers explore the effects that reducing freshwater flow to the Everglades may have on the 1.2 […]