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Garmin Joins as Newest Tag & Release Program Sponsor

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November 24th, 2015


For more than 25 years, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. Garmin’s marine product portfolio …

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Hemingway’s Havana Night Live Auction Items

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October 29th, 2015

Old Man & the Sea Giclee by Carey Chen

Take a peek at some of the items we have in store for you to bid on for our live auction at our annual fundraiser, Hemingway’s Havana Night! Be sure to bid high, as all the proceeds go to billfish …

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Private Boats Can Travel Direct to Cuba – BUT Some Restrictions...

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October 16th, 2015

The Obama administration recently issued new rules that allow U.S. visitors going to Cuba to travel in their own boat, whether for hire or recreation, direct to Cuba.  Some requirements remain that you must satisfy before you set off, though …

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Credible Scientists Take On Sensationalists

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October 12th, 2015


It comes as good news to learn of CFOOD, a group of well respected scientists that came together “out of frustration with erroneous stories about fisheries sustainability” to “set the record straight.” Even though many sensational claims about the status …

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YETI Cooler Joins as Newest Tag & Release Sponsor

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October 9th, 2015


The Billfish Foundation (TBF) is extremely excited to announce and welcome aboard YETI Coolers as a new Tag & Release Program sponsor. A leader in the outdoor recreational industry, YETI joins other top businesses in the sportfishing community as a …

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NMFS Meeting Announces Two Major Projects

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October 2nd, 2015


Michael Kelly, Science & Policy Specialist represented The Billfish Foundation (TBF) on the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel, which discussed current billfish, tuna and shark issues. The two priority issues for sportfishing included: (1) Deepwater …

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