Texas Fish & Game

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September 2, 2021

Satellite Tagging Marlins-In the Gulf! (Video)

June 3, 2021

Fascinating Blue Marlin Tagging

  The Billfish Foundation maintains the largest private tag and release database in the world, with 260,000 records by 150,000 anglers. In 2020 alone, TBF anglers and captains tagged, released, or recaptured 7,000 billfish and tuna […]
April 20, 2021

Targeting Blue Marlin

Trying to catch a blue marlin is a rather epic challenge, one that few people attempt in specific and even fewer accomplish. The vast majority of the blues that get hooked enter a mixed spread intended […]
July 9, 2020

Tagging Gulf Blue Marlin

Because overfished Atlantic marlin receive no government research funding priority, large data gaps relating to their life history characteristics remain. Satellite tagging provides a means to fill some of the data gaps by recording a marlin’s […]