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Bonefish & Tarpon Trust News

Photo: Andrew Luedke BTT’s International Science Symposium and Flats Expo was created to bring together internationally recognized marine scientists, resource managers, fishing guides, anglers, and educators to share information and learn from one another in order to advance flat fishery conservation. The mix of attendees and diversity of presentations and expert panels is unique and […]

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust applauds the U.S. Senate for passing a bipartisan infrastructure bill on August 10 that includes significant funding for water infrastructure, environmental remediation, and climate resilience projects. Included in this historic bill are $1.9 billion for aquatic ecosystem restoration projects managed by the Army Corps of Engineers, $491 million in funding to […]

Left to Right: Chico Fernandez, Sandy Moret, Dr. Andy Danylchuk Bonefish & Tarpon Trust will honor Florida anglers Sandy Moret and Chico Fernandez and scientist Dr. Andy Danylchuk for their contributions to flats fishery conservation at the 7th Annual International Science Symposium and Flats Expo, November 12-13, 2021, at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa in Weston, […]

An algal bloom in Florida. Photo: Lindsey Potter Florida’s Water Quality and Habitat Crisis Significant increase in investment is urgently needed Recent actions by Governor DeSantis and the state legislature to address Florida’s continuing water quality woes are a step in the right direction—but only the first step in a marathon the state must run. […]

As if all of the extra nutrients coming from land aren’t enough of a threat to our fisheries, proposals for offshore finfish aquaculture farms are now in the works. If realized, these proposals would place large cage-culture fish aquaculture operations in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Florida coast. Among the many other concerns about […]