Many of those now making decisions regarding the future of recreational angling in this country have little information upon which to base those decisions. And the fire-drill mentality that requires a national policy for management of our oceans, coastal waters and the Great Lakes within 180 days allows little time for learning.
Fluorocarbon line isn't an option for many anglers anymore.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Golden algae is the killer of fish. Since the first documented die-off in 1985 on the Pecos River in Texas, it has killed millions of fish.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. At first, angling advocates gave Florida State Senator Joe Negron the benefit of the doubt.
Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in U.S. District Court, hoping there will a ban on lead in fishing tackle and ammunition.
Eleven-year-old Conner Peitsmeyer made the most of his new rod and reel while fishing with his father on a cold morning in November at Aurora Reservoir.
Bass anglers in the state of Washington have until Friday to voice their opposition to a ban on all lead fishing tackle in 13 lakes where loons breed.
Twelve years ago, the Federal government finally reacted to concerns from anglers and fish farmers and implemented control measures for the double-crested cormorant.
Although giant salvinia has been found in at least 11 states since 1995, it has been most aggressive and troublesome in east Texas and northern Louisiana. Floods last fall along the Sabine and Red rivers emphasized the reality to resource managers, lakefront property owners and anglers.