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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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The Offshore Fishing League – Pro Series

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February 3rd, 2015

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Very much like NASCAR or a professional sports team, large investment opportunities and top notch fishing skills are heading offshore with the creation and launching of the Offshore Fishing League (OFL). The OFL is the world’s first professional big-game sportfishing …

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Recreational HMS Economic Contributions from Mid-Atlantic to Main...

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January 8th, 2015

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Whether it is billfish, tuna, or sharks, fishing for HMS species means finding blue water far offshore from the dock. Venturing offshore and pursuing big game fish requires larger boats, heavier tackle and presents challenges on the scale of the …

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2014 Tag & Release Winners!

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January 7th, 2015


The tag and release reports are in and the results have finally been tallied. This year was truly a record year for billfish anglers and for TBF’s Tag & Release Program. Below are some of the top anglers and captains …

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