Connecticut B.A.S.S. Federation Nation unveiled its new fish-care system during the group's third tournament of the season, and it performed without a hitch during a big weigh-in. Fishing the Connecticut River in early July, 111 anglers entered 266 bass weighing 462.87 pounds
Algae's long-term impact on the fishery remains unknown, but biologists fear the worst
Byproduct of this corn-based alternative fuel threatens to increase pollution of fisheries
Anglers, conservationists and scientists are angered by CapeNature's tentative plans to treat four rivers with rotenone to kill bass and trout, both exotic species that were introduced to the nation more than a century ago.
The deadly fish virus commonly known as VHS (viral hemorrhagic septicemia) has apparently entered the Mississippi River drainage, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Only a handful of these compounds have been thoroughly evaluated to determine their potential effects on fish, however.
BASS helped found the partnership and members range from local governments and property-owner associations to federal agencies and reservoir-controlling agencies.
Specifically, the amendment states, "recreational fishing shall be managed as a sustainable activity in national wildlife refuges, national parks, national monuments, national marine sanctuaries, marine protected areas, or any other relevant conservation or management areas or activities under any federal authority, consistent with applicable law."