What’s the genetic link between bonefish populations and why do we care?

BTT has been conducting a bonefish genetics study for several years now, which requires collecting as many bonefish fin clip samples as we can from all over Florida and the Caribbean. We often get asked why we are doing this. ... Full story

Tagged Tarpon Travels Over 400 Miles

The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust (BTT) began to acoustically tag...

Fishing Industry Debates How To 'Kick Plastic' at US Trade Show

At the American Sportfishing Association’s International Convention of Allied Sportfishing...

Rare Catch On The Fly In Thailand

Well-known Bangkok-based fishing guide Jean-Francois Helias has passed along news...

Alligator Gar Goes For The Record

Avid fly fisherman and world record chaser Richard Hart recently...

BTT Deploys First Tarpon Acoustic Tags

In partnership with UMass Amherst and Carleton University, the Bonefish...

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Alphonse Island News – Week 29

A new moon, big tides and lots of water movement kicked off week 29 – and the fishing was superb, both inside the atoll and offshore.... Full story


Alphonse Island News - Week 28

There is cause for celebration on Alphonse with the capture of the 50th permit of the season – now that is going it some!... Full story


Alphonse Island News – Week 27

With great weather throughout the week Keith Rose-Innes reports that there were some incredible days’ fishing on the flats and out in the blue. ... Full story


Ocean Condition Changes Affect Salmon Prey

Changes in ocean conditions in the northwest Atlantic have altered the food web, changing the quantity and quality of important prey species. ... Full story


Alphonse Island News – Week 26

Week after week everyone is amazed at what the Alphonse Island fishery has to offer and this week was no exception, with some of the best weather of the season.... Full story


Atlantic Salmon Reserve Spring Newsletter

Justin McCarthy reports back from the Kola Peninsula where preparations for the new season are beginning to get underway.... Full story


Salmon and Trout Conservation take Sainsbury's to task

S&TC say that sea lice at Scottish salmon farms run by Sainsbury’s supplier are yet again threatening west coast wild salmon and sea trout.... Full story


Monster Royalty Salmon

It was a very special day for Peter Fine on Hampshire Avon’s Royalty Fishery last week as he landed a 40lb plus salmon.... Full story


Alphonse Island News – Week 25

‘Trigger time’ continued last week with near perfect tides on the flats! ... Full story


Spey Salmon Hopes

The Aberdeen Press and Journal reports that there are hopes for increased salmon numbers in the River Spey after a dam reclassification.... Full story