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A biologist's look at bass senses, part 3

Apr 21, 2012

There is no doubt that bass rely heavily on their eyesight and lateral line for survival, but do scent and taste play a role as well?

A biologist's look at bass senses, part 2

Apr 18, 2012

Even if a bass can't see your lure, a sophisticated set of sensory organs allow it to hear and feel the bait.

A biologist's look at bass senses, part 1

Apr 17, 2012

In this three part series, we'll explore the senses of bass and how you can use this knowledge to catch more fish.

Conservation Summit deemed ‘huge success’

Mar 2, 2012

Awesome. Tremendous. Terrific. That’s the way that state conservation directors for the Fed Nation summed up their experience at the recent conservation summit.

Conservation a highlight of Classic

Jan 4, 2012

Conservation directors and fish chiefs from across the United States will spend three days discussing top conservation issues.

The truth about fall turnover

Oct 28, 2011

The words "fall turnover" conjure up lots of thoughts in the minds of bass anglers, almost none of them good. Fish kills, lock-jawed bass and epically tough fishing are just a few.

Bass Times: The argument for recreational angling

Mar 1, 2011

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.

Fizzing for the future

Feb 3, 2011

It's a technique every structure fisherman should know. If you bring up a bass from 20 feet deep or more, odds are that the pressure change will cause the fish's swim bladder to inflate, preventing the fish from swimming upright and, in some cases, from returning to the depth at which it was caught.

E15 proposal dropped

Oct 21, 2010

A proposed Senate bill that would have led to increasing ethanol content in gasoline from 10 percent to 15 percent is dead, for now.

Texas meeting attracts biologists

Oct 21, 2010

Texas meeting attracts biologists and anglers