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Many Ways to Support TBF!

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December 1st, 2016

Members and friends of The Billfish Foundation have a long tradition of generous giving to support the many vital programs furthering the mission of conserving billfish worldwide. Since its founding in 1986, TBF’s achievements have been significant. Our success would …

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Back To the 80’s Live Auction Preview

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November 3rd, 2016

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, Back to the 80’s! Be sure to bid high, as all the proceeds go to …

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TBF Mobile Application Goes Live!

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September 13th, 2016

TBF launches free mobile application to easily report and search tag and release data.   Over the past 26 years, the sportfishing community has provided The Billfish Foundation (TBF) with over 220,000 tag and release records, making it the largest private billfish database worldwide. The data received …

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Updated 2016 Gulf of Mexico Marlin Tagging Competition Standings

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September 12th, 2016

Tournament season is coming to a close which means opportunities to get out there are getting fewer and the competition is stiff. Here are the current standings for the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Marlin Tagging competition.  All fishing must be completed …

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Updated Standings for 2016 Annual Tag & Release Competition

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September 12th, 2016

Fall is almost here, and that means the competition year is winding down. Here are the current standings for the 2016 International Tag & Release competition. Those of you in first place, don’t rest too easy, there’s still 2 months …

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Gulf of Mexico Blue Marlin Satellite Tagging Expedition

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August 5th, 2016

TBF’s Gulf of Mexico Blue Marlin Satellite Tagging Expedition, staged out of Port Eads, which is 84.5 miles south of New Orleans, 24 miles south of the southernmost road in the state and only 5 miles from the 100 fathom …

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