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Month: March 2022

Recent tagging research to track habitat use and movements of permit near Ambergris Caye, Belize, has been met with anger by some fishing guides. While we understand the worry some guides may have about the possible impacts of tagging on permit, our previous work with permit in Belize, Mexico, and Florida, with bonefish in Belize, […]

 Decaying sargassum caused a seagrass die-off in the area pictured above. Photo: Dr. Addiel Perez Shifts in a bonefish pre-spawning aggregation (PSA) in northern Belize that BTT scientists and collaborators have been monitoring since 2016 are cause for concern. A tagging study demonstrated that this location on Ambergris Caye hosts bonefish that migrate from home […]

Photo: Dr. Jiangang Luo Bonefish & Tarpon Trust will invest $600,000 to fund a monitoring program at Western Dry Rocks (WDR) and three other critical permit spawning sites in the Lower Florida Keys over the next three years. The project will ensure that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has sufficient data for […]

We are deeply saddened by the loss of renowned guide, Captain Joe Gonzalez, a pillar of South Florida’s tight-knit fishing community and a mentor and friend to many. A Florida native, Joe began fishing his home waters at a young age, exploring the Florida Keys and the Bahamas during his summer breaks. He went to […]

MGW Outfitters, an operator of wingshooting and fishing lodges in Argentina and Uruguay, has established its support of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s conservation efforts as a Silver Sponsor. Located in the Argentine Provinces of Cordoba, Santa Fe, and Buenos Aires, as well as Soriano, Uruguay, MGW Outfitters offers unforgettable experiences for every angler and hunter. […]

A permit tagged and released near San Pedro, Belize. Photo: Silverline Films Through science, education and conservation activities, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust made significant strides in 2021 toward improving the health and management of Belize and Mexico’s flats fisheries. BTT’s conservation efforts in the region also benefit other fisheries and sustainable eco-tourism activities, as they […]

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