Gerald Adrian knows all about hydrilla, an invasive non-native aquatic plant that bass anglers often target as cover for fish.
This speech, which Noreen Clough presented at an American Fisheries Society meeting in Boise, Idaho, takes on Columbia River managers who want to remove bass regulations in order to protect salmon.
Legislators have put the bipartisan Strategic Response to Asian Carp Invasion Act on the table, in hopes that a restructuring of the powers that be will improve the decision-making process regarding control of the species.
Tell B.A.S.S. what your club or chapter did to help the resource in 2012.
If the federal government’s sequestration scheme to reduce spending continues as originally planned, millions of dollars will be withheld from the states for managing fish and wildlife.
All 548 fish weighed in during the Bassmaster Classic lived to be caught again by Oklahoma angers, thanks to a continuing commitment to fish care and a willingness to make improvements in every facet of the process.
A new bill proposes that soft baits no longer be permitted for use by fishermen in the state of Maine. Act today to make your voice heard!
Your club's conservation or recruitment project could earn an award. Be sure to submit it for consideration!
Noreen Clough has been elected to serve on the board of a national fisheries conservation coalition.
B.A.S.S. and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials sat down recently to discuss issues about culling permits, fish diseases and public access.