Topics: Conservation News

Lake Erie's future at stake in Ohio bill

May 21, 2012

The many recreational users of Lake Erie may not get a say in the water's use, if an Ohio state bill passes the legislature in its current form. Act now to get it amended!

California anglers inspect boats

May 19, 2012

Members of California's Golden State Bass Club and Basin Bassmasters took measures to prevent the spread of invasive species during the 2011 Golden State Bass Club Open Tournament on Folsom Lake.

Inspector certifications obtained

May 19, 2012

Three members of a New Mexico club are now trained to inspect boats for invasives.

New Hampshire lead ban defeated

May 16, 2012

On May 9, members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to halt discussions on implementing a statewide lead ban. Much of the credit goes to the state B.A.S.S. Federation Nation conservation director, Dan Dufour.

400 pounds of weeds removed

May 16, 2012

The Northern Illinois Crankin' Bass club helped remove 400 pounds of invasive plants to improve access on Waterford Lake.

Have you hugged an angler today?

May 16, 2012

A Colorado Wildlife Council ad campaign recommends hugging it out with sportsmen to thank them for protecting state resources.

Alabama dam relicensing

May 15, 2012

Jim Howard represented the Alabama B.A.S.S. Federation Nation during the relicensing of nine dams on the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers.

John Murray takes out the trash

May 9, 2012

Anglers are pretty good at talking about making a difference, but John Murray lives what he preaches.

Groups petition Congress for outdoors bill

May 9, 2012

Two major bass fishing conservation issues -- access and lead bans -- are on the table in the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012. B.A.S.S. and 39 other outdoors organizations have signed on in support of it.

Fishing groups support Hatteras bill

May 3, 2012

B.A.S.S. and others support a newly introduced bill in Congress that, if passed, will restore access on North Carolina's Cape Hatteras.

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