Bucktail willie tags saltwater fish in the American Littoral Society fish tagging program. The information gathered in this tagging program is submiited to Woods Hole Scientific Labs yearly and is used by scientist in determining health of the fishery
Information on tagging program can be found by clicking ALS decal
The tagging program uses a yellow stick tag that has ALS address and a number. Tagger fills out a card that has corresponding number with data of date,species, size and approx location. Card is sent in and recorded by ALS. When a fish is caught with a yellow tag and angler sends the data in both the original tagger and angler who recaught it is notified and angler also gets a fish patch.
Bucktails has tag recoveries from every State from Maine to NC and Florida in the almost 1200 recovered tags of his