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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-12-2008, 10:07 AM
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Posted By BTU
bonefish and tarpon research forum

For those interested in learning about some of the latest findings from ongoing research of bonefish and tarpon, two of the Florida Key's and Caribbean's most important gamefish:
- Sunday, November...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-16-2008, 07:08 PM
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Posted By BTU
Well, unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on...

Well, unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at it) - BTU is the strongest funder of bonefish research. More than States, Feds, etc combined. And it's all with donations. I guess...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-14-2008, 09:26 PM
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Hi Dave, Sorry for the late reply, I'm in...

Hi Dave,

Sorry for the late reply, I'm in the middle of travel.

Yes, I've been involved in bonefish research since approx 2003, and was part of the group that found the difference in bonefish...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-10-2008, 09:04 PM
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Posted By BTU
Hi Dave, There was only a single fish that...

Hi Dave,

There was only a single fish that apparently made the trip from Florida (Biscayne Bay) to the Bahamas (Andros). With approx 3,000 bonefish tagged in the Keys, and a single one making the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-08-2008, 07:33 PM
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Posted By BTU
The length-weight data are from an article by Roy...

The length-weight data are from an article by Roy Crabtree and others in the scientific journal Fisheries Bulletin, mid to late 1990s. You should be able to download the pdf here...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-08-2008, 11:44 AM
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Posted By BTU
I agree that Flamingo Cay is top choice for the...

I agree that Flamingo Cay is top choice for the West Side, Charles Bethel's lodge is right a the doorstep to the whole area.

Interesting comments on bonefish size, weight, diet, etc. Here are a...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-11-2008, 11:08 AM
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Posted By BTU
Oops, should've been "I'll send fin clip KITS to...

Oops, should've been "I'll send fin clip KITS to you."
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-11-2008, 11:06 AM
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Posted By BTU
Re sponsors - yes, BTU is a non-profit. And one...

Re sponsors - yes, BTU is a non-profit. And one without an advertising budget, so this is close to the extent of our advertising forums, plus word of mouth, nice magazine editors, web sites posting...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-08-2008, 02:25 PM
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Posted By BTU
Bonefish & Tarpon at Somerset Fly Show

Hey folks,

Just a heads up that Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited will have a booth at the Somerset, NJ Fly Fishing Show, January 25-27. Please stop by to say hello, and to help out with BTU's efforts...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-22-2007, 07:03 PM
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Posted By BTU
"10-15 inch tarpon ??? I would expect fish that...

"10-15 inch tarpon ??? I would expect fish that young/small to still be back "behind" the mangroves in water with a low tidal turnover (low
oxygen) and inhospitable to to predators."
At approx 15"...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-22-2007, 12:49 PM
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Posted By BTU
bonefish & tarpon, research & conservation

Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited (a non-profit group) has recently revised their web site to provide more information back to members and interested anglers. The entire site has interesting information,...
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