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Sign Petition to Support Two Bahamian National Parks

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The Bahamas is world-renown as an excellent bonefish fishery. In fact, the fishery is so popular for traveling anglers that the annual economic impact of the fishery exceeds $141 million. Yet the fishery will remain healthy only if the habitats …

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Angling Legend George Hommell Jr. Passes

Image of Angling Legend George Hommell Jr.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of George Hommell Jr., one of the founding members of the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. George will be remembered as one of the pioneers of fly fishing in the Florida …

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FWC Votes To Pass the Boca Grande Pass Jig Ban

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted unanimously to pass the Boca Grande jig ban at its September 5 vote. The jig issue has been hotly debated over the past few years between bait and jig fishermen. The final …

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Tarpon Fishing and Tagging Takes Off in South Carolina

Tarpon Fishing - Two anglers properly support an enormous Lowcountry tarpon. Inset: The Lowcountry Tarpon Tournament burgee combines the fish with the Palmetto State emblem.

Tarpon Fishing and Tagging is taking off in South Carolina. The third annual Lowcountry Tarpon Tournament out of Georgetown, S.C., in September drew anglers from as far away as England. Local fishing guides said more visitors are coming to tackle …

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