A Pathway for Permit – Anglers Journal

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT) and Costa Sunglasses released a new film highlighting Project Permit, a more than decade-long permit conservation program funded by Costa, with support from the Lower Keys Fishing Guides Association and the March Merkin permit tournament. 

A Pathway for Permit tells the story of the collaborative efforts of BTT, Costa, and fishing guides to conserve and protect the Florida Keys’ iconic permit fishery, and provide the information resource managers need to better manage the fishery.

“Captured so perfectly in this film, whether catching your first or twentieth permit in the Keys, it’s incredibly memorable, and a feat many anglers spend years trying to achieve,” reflects Joe Gugino, Costa’s Conservation and Community Partnerships Manager. “The whole purpose of Project Permit, and why Costa continues to invest so heavily in conservation partners like BTT, is to guarantee these elusive species don’t become a tale of what was, but rather a thriving, healthy fishery for generations to come.”