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September 18, 2018

BTT’s educational tour made a pit stop on Andros island for the Bahamas National Trust's (BNT) annual Eco-Camp. This year's camp brought together 40 students from across 30 Bahamian islands interested in learning about their local environments. The camp curriculum dedicated a day to learning about flats habitat and their dependent species. BTT Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis...

September 11, 2018

This summer, Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis and intern Nina Sanchez represented Bonefish & Tarpon Trust at the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) and Royal Bahamas Defense Force Marine Conservation Workshop, sponsored in part by BTT. The week-long workshop, held at the Royal Bahamas Defense Force base in Nassau, gave participants the opportunity to learn about marine conservation and...

September 10, 2018

Three weeks ago, BTT was contacted by a group of concerned anglers regarding a development site in Tarpon Springs, FL that was inhabited by tarpon of all sizes. Most of these anglers had been fishing there for years, even decades. The water was being drained rapidly, which meant we had to act fast. After a few phone calls, we were...

August 27, 2018

An article about BTT's Tarpon Acoustic Tagging Project, generously sponsored by Maverick Boat Group , recently appeared in The Boca Beacon .

It’s midnight. Do you know where your tarpon are? That’s a question that Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and its fearless tarpon taggers are working to answer. Last month marked Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s third...

August 3, 2018

Three representatives of BTT were recently in Xcalak, Mexico to talk about research and conservation with the anglers, guides and government representatives at the second annual Silver Scales Fishing Tournament. The BTT team consisted of Addiel Perez, who is a BTT collaborating scientist conducting bonefish tagging research out of ECOSUR research center, Dr. Aaron Adams, BTT's Director of Science &...

July 30, 2018

Photos: Daniel Kim

We fish for a variety of different reasons. For some, it’s the places fishing takes them, for others it’s to get away from people. I fish because I love the people it introduces me to and the places it takes me. There are so many people I have met who have pushed me...

June 19, 2018

On June 26th, South Florida PBS’ Emmy-award winning original series, Changing Seas , will take audiences out on the flats with scientists who study some of Florida’s most popular game fish - bonefish, tarpon and permit.

Join the Changing Seas team and experts from the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust for a free Premiere Screening of “Fishing the Flats for...

June 18, 2018

This weekend marked the third year of tarpon acoustic tagging, generously sponsored by Maverick Boat Group , in Charlotte Harbor and the first year expanding south to Sanibel. With the help of our gracious network of guides and anglers, BTT was able to tag 8 tarpon ranging from 60 to 105 pounds in two days. BTT currently has 5...

June 8, 2018

Photo: Pat Ford

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Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is dedicated to the conservation and restoration of bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries through research, stewardship, education and advocacy. Our record of accomplishment and ongoing research programs distinguish BTT as a leader in the conservation of these species and their habitats.

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June 7, 2018

Photo: Pat Ford

Our Organization

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries through research, stewardship, education and advocacy. Our record of accomplishment and ongoing research programs distinguish BTT as a leader in the conservation of these species and their habitats.

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