Entries by Peter Chaibongsai

How to help those in Australia

The Billfish Foundation is in communication with BlueWater Magazine’s Tim Simpson  (a TBF Board Member) in Australia who made it clear that the devastating fires continue impacting humans, including those in the sportfishing community, property, and wildlife at levels never before seen. Travel to the New South Wales Coast and to the coast of the […]

TBF Welcomes Fishing Vacations as a Sailfish Level Sponsor

The Billfish Foundation (TBF) is excited to announce and welcome aboard Fishing Vacations as a new sailfish level conservation partner. Fishing Vacations is a travel agency that focuses on offshore fishing off Costa Rica. If you are considering fishing in the area and having an amazing time, be sure to contact them. “As one of […]

ICCAT Update – Reductions for Atlantic Marlin

International Reductions in Commercial Landing of Atlantic Marlin The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) is an international regional fishery management organization for highly migratory species (HMS) in the Atlantic, including billfish, tunas, and some sharks. Two additional, separate organizations for HMS operate in the Pacific Ocean and in the Indian Ocean. […]

TBF’s Gamefish on Thrones Gala Recap

A multitude of characters, looking like they stepped straight out of Westeros, caused heads to spin and added lots of excitement to TBF’s gala, Gamefish on Thrones. Wildlings and Night’s Watchmen filled the ballroom wearing fur from boots to shoulders as the Night King and his whitewalkers brought a sense of unknowing fear to some. […]

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Harpoon Category Closure

Quick Closure to Bluefin Tuna Harpoon Category NOAA Fisheries Highly Migratory Species Department announced today the closure of the Harpoon category for Atlantic bluefin tuna due to the 91 metric ton quota being met. This closure comes just two days after NOAA HMS supplemented the Harpoon category with 15 metric tons transferred from the Reserve […]