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SPORTFISHING MIGHT BE CHARGED TO HELP ALLEVIATE POVERTY IN THE CARIBBEAN…

Photo Credit - Johnny Fuqua

SHOULD THAT FALL WITHIN REASONABLE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT? The Caribbean Billfish Project,  a $1.95 million exercise supported by the UN and the World Bank, and executed by the Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission (WECAFC) in Barbados, proposes a  “rights-based” billfish management strategy for commercial, recreational and coastal fishers. “Rights-based” strategies limit fishing access and allocations through […]

TBF’s Conservation Record Volume 4

Big Oh fishing in Cape Verde - Photo Courtesy of Capt. Olaf Grimkowski

    The Billfish Foundation’s (TBF) most recent International Billfish Conservation Record is now available on TBF’s website, billfish.org, free of charge. The Conservation Record examines and summarizes all tag, release & recapture data submitted in 2014 and provides a breakdown by species reported, maps of top tagging locations by species and oceans, and much […]

Get Hooked- Why We Fish

As anglers, we regularly get this question from non-fishing friends,’ why do you fish?’ Fishing, like other recreational sports, means more than what the dictionary defines – the act of catching fish. Catching a fish during your time out on the water is great, but other factors explain why we love what we do and […]