Topics: Conservation News

Classic Roundtable on National Recreational Fishing in Alaska

Sep 4, 2015

Industry leaders and government officials gather in Alaska to discuss how to promote and protect the outdoors.

Invasive management and boater access at odds in New York

Aug 10, 2015

Legislation designed to prevent the spread of invasive species could make boating on New York lakes extremely expensive for bass anglers.

B.A.S.S. lends support to Center For Coastal Conservation

Aug 4, 2015

B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, today announced its corporate sponsorship of the Center for Coastal Conservation. The sponsorship underscores the commitment of B.A.S.S. to the preservation of recreational angling and conservation of U.S. waterways.

Reed leads army of Istokpoga volunteers

Aug 4, 2015

Every bass fishery should have a friend like Jim Reed. Fortunately for Florida’s Lake Istokpoga, that’s where the retired Air Force test pilot and Vietnam vet decided to live and focus his efforts.

B.A.S.S. urges Congress to restore funding for fishing and hunting

Jul 30, 2015

B.A.S.S., along with 30 other conservation organizations, has signed a letter urging Congress to restore funding for sportfishing projects suffering under the current federal budget impasse.

Maldonado to champion Utah conservation

Jul 20, 2015

Following a 13-year break, Utah’s first B.A.S.S. Nation conservation director, Walt Maldonado, is back in the saddle and eager to be a voice again for bass fishing and conservation in his state.

Gulf oil spill settlement reaction

Jul 10, 2015

Last week, BP, the U.S. Justice Department, and the five Gulf states made public the terms of a settlement agreement regarding the company’s role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

'Noreen will be smiling down on us'

Jul 4, 2015

A boat launch named in memory of Noreen Clough opened in Wisconsin earlier this month.

West Virginia chapter recognized for habitat enhancement

Jun 26, 2015

The West Virginia B.A.S.S. Nation has been placing spider blocks in Summersville Lake for five years to enhance fish habitat.

Locks open on the Mon

Jun 18, 2015

For the first time since 2012, anglers and boaters will be able to pass through the Opekiska and Hildebrand locks, as well as take advantage of extended operating hours at the Morgantown lock.

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