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Incidental Bluefin Tuna Caught by Anglers in Gulf

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June 8th, 2016

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This summer’s Gulf of Mexico’s tournament season began “white hot” with good numbers of marlin, including large ones, and bluefin tuna, which presented unexpected excitement for anglers in the region.  Federal fishery regulations prohibit the targeting of bluefin tuna by …

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Our Florida Reefs – Anglers’ Angst

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June 8th, 2016

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The three words “Our Florida Reefs” currently generate more angst with Florida anglers than most any others.  The reason, fear that all fishing in large swaths of state waters that include reef habitat between Stuart and Key Biscayne may be …

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Join the Satellite Tagging Expedition!

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June 8th, 2016

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Be a Conservation Hero, Support TBF’s Satellite Tagging Expedition! Review the proposal to the right or contact us today to receive a copy by email or in the mail! tbf@billfish.org, 954-938-0150

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General Category Atlantic Bluefin Retention Limit Adjustment

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May 13th, 2016

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NMFS Adjusts the General Category Daily Retention Limit for June-August 2016 to Five Fish May 11, 2016 Courtesy of National Marine Fisheries Service The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is adjusting the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) General category daily retention …

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State Flushes Polluted Water onto East Coast Reefs but Coral Reef...

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May 11th, 2016

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The South East Florida Coral Reef Initiative (SEFCRI), coordinated under Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection’s Coral Reef Conservation Program, momentum is driven by a  tax exempt organization 501 (c) (3)  – Friends of Our Florida Reefs (FOFR), founded in 2015. …

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The Billfish Foundation Announces 2016 Rybovich Lifetime Achievem...

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May 4th, 2016

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For Immediate Release   –  May 4, 2016                   Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA –  Today, The Billfish Foundation (TBF), the world’s leading sportfishing conservation organization for marlin, sailfish, spearfish and associated highly …

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