In this Conservation Minute, BTT Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis demonstrates best bonefish handling practices.
Learn the best bonefish catch and release practices from the BTT Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis. Proper fish handling is essential to the survival of your catch, and to the overall health of the fishery.
Justin Lewis, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s Bahamas Initiative Manager, shows us how to not be “that guy” when handling a bonefish. Proper catch & release practices are essential to maintaining a healthy fishery, so please share with your fellow anglers.
In this Conservation Minute, BTT reviews best tarpon handling practices.
In this Conservation Minute, BTT tells the story of bonefish connectivity and how it affects local and regional scale fisheries management decisions.
In this Conservation Minute, BTT Director of Science and Conservation Dr. Aaron Adams explains the permit lifecycle from cradle to grave and its implications for the fishery’s management.
In this Conservation Minute, BTT Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis reviews the bonefish lifecycle.
BTT explains how acoustic telemetry has helped gather key information for the protection and conservation of tarpon habitats and species.
Costa’s Project Permit is joint effort between Bonefish and Tarpon Trust and Costa Sunglasses to address data shortcomings specific to the permit species. The catch and recapture data will finally inform us on permit movements in Florida waters and provide managers with new data that might be applied to management zones.
A bonefish pre-spawning aggregation filmed by BTT scientists in the Abaco Islands.
BTT’s Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis gives an overview of the culturally and economically important saltwater flats habitat. Science-based conservation approaches benefit more than the species they target!
The Everglades are threatened by over development of South Florida and the consequent reduction of natural water flow from Lake Okeechobee, south. In this segment of Conserving the Flats with BTT, Dr. Aaron Adams shares the science behind this critical issue and what we can all do to help make a difference.
Check out this BTT conservation minute to learn about juvenile tarpon and snook habitat and why its protection is vital to the health of our fisheries.
Watch the video to learn more about bonefish and tarpon connectivity and the importance of conservation at local and regional levels.
Watch “Journey of the Silver King” to learn about Bonefish &Tarpon Trust’s efforts to conserve tarpon and their habitat.
5 Generations of Travelin’ Ghosts is a bonefish connectivity story set in the Florida Keys, The Bahamas, and Cuba.
As we look back on the last 20 years of science-based conservation of bonefish, tarpon and permit, in addition to their habitats and the larger fisheries they support, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is proud to be called, in the words of Forbes’ Monte Burke, ‘the little conservation engine that could.’
Clint Kemp, General Manager of Blackly Lodge and President of the Bahamas Fly Fishing Lodge Association, shared his unique perspective on fishing regulations in the Bahamas at a recent Flats Ecology Symposium. The event was sponsored by BTT as part of the 2018 Bahamas Natural History Conference.
Youth Ambassador Stevie Kim-Rubell congratulates BTT on 20 years of research-based conservation after a brief message on the future success of saltwater flats fisheries.
Stevie Kim-Rubell, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s Youth Ambassador, releases her first permit on fly at ten years old. Check out our other videos to learn more about how to properly handle saltwater flats species.
Winner of the 2017 Nautilus Micro Film Festival during Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s 6th International Symposium, Stevie Kim-Rubell lands her first permit at only ten years old. BTT recently welcomed Stevie as the inaugural Youth Ambassador; we are excited to support her as a young leader in the conservation and protection of flats species and […]