Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

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BTT Catch and Release Tips

September 21, 2016

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Practicing proper catch and release is an important part of being a good steward of the flats fisheries. How you handle fish in a catch and release fishery has an impact, and can make a difference in whether a fish survives or not post-release. Just because a fish swims away from the boat doesn't mean they are in the clear!

Read on for some great tips based primarily on our research on bonefish, which can also be applied to tarpon, permit and other flats species.

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