from the Chamber of Commerce...

Mr. Jim Oliver reported that the fish census data collected during the Tres Pescado Slam Tournament, Belize's first catch and release fly fishing tournament for bonefish, tarpon and permit, has been compiled and shared with Bonefish and Tarpon Trust in Florida, Green Reef and Belize's Marine Fisheries Department. The total of sighted and caught-and-released fish was 4572 in 29 zones that included the waters from north Ambergris Caye to Long Caye. The total includes all 3 species counted: bonefish, tarpon and permit.