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ACT NOW: Keep Australia Open for Fishing!

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March 23rd, 2015

Courtesy of Capt. Tim Richardson, Tradition Charter

It has been more than four years since Australia began the process of designing and implementing its national system of marine reserves encompassing all of its federal waters. These reserves are threatening to shut out anglers from iconic billfishing grounds …

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Captain’s Tips & Tricks

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March 12th, 2015

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We are asking some of the top captains in the world for some of their tricks/tips, and this month, Capt. Chris Sheeder from Casa Vieja Lodge, a Tag & Release Program Sponsor, will talk about hooking up multiples… There are …

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The Billfish Foundation Publications

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March 11th, 2015

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Ever wonder what science has come from The Billfish Foundation (TBF)? On the right side of this page are several published pieces of work that highlight some of the work TBF has done since 1986. For close to a quarter …

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TBF/Seakeepers Joint Event

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March 3rd, 2015


Over 100 guests attended the exclusive member’s only The Billfish Foundation (TBF) and International Seakeepers Society joint event to promote  membership and announce a partnership between both organizations to collaborate on billfish conservation. The event, free for all TBF & SeaKeepers members, …

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TBF’s International Tag & Release Awards 2014 Award Winners

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March 2nd, 2015


Each year, TBF relies on the sportfishing community across the world to report their billfish tag and release information. Since it began in 1990, TBF’s Tag & Release Program anglers, captains and mates worldwide have made this program the largest …

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Cuban Evolution

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February 18th, 2015


No doubt, as the political debate increases over pros and cons of the United States normalizing relations with Cuba, anglers want to move forward to fish in Cuban waters. While taking your own boat remains ILLEGAL, Americans can book a …

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