You can have all the fishing equipment in the world and the fishing know-how of the top pros. But if you can't get to a fishing spot, you can't catch a fish.
Access to fishing waters is a constant threat, one that comes from many directions — landowners, legislators, anti-fishing groups, etc. B.A.S.S. Federation Nation clubs often work together to keep waters open, not only for their own enjoyment, but for that of their children and grandchildren.
The following access projects are those reported to us as part of the 2012 Annual Achievements in Conservation.
Do you have questions about access? Or have you participated in a project to make a fishery accessible? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other projects include:
Read the 2011 Annual Achievements in Conservation: Access report here.