When the Shimano Live Release Boat couldn't launch on Day 1 in Philadelphia because of low tides, an unexpected bucket brigade of locals formed to help save the bass.
Scientists are alarmed at the bass population's recent mutation in the Chesapeake and Pennsylvania watersheds.
In the late 1990s B.A.S.S. acquired a small fleet of live release boats for its livery of tournament equipment. The idea then and now is to evenly disperse healthy bass throughout a tournament fishery.
Residents concerned that bass on the southern end of Champlain won't return after they're released have nothing to worry about, says Gene Gilliland, because the void in any area fills up very quickly.
The Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation encourages all anglers who have fished in Michigan or plan to one day to complete an 11-question survey.
The day after BASSfest on the Tennessee River, concerned anglers reported seeing boats spraying herbicides on Chickamauga and Nickajack reservoirs.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to hear from you by June 30 regarding a proposed regulation change.
Three B.A.S.S. Nation chapters are the 2014 recipients of grants offered through the new Shimano/B.A.S.S. Youth Conservation Initiative. New Mexico, Georgia and Connecticut are the states receiving funds.
Wisconsin waters are more tournament-friendly these days, with culling allowed in permitted events as one of the most important new regulations.
Aurora Reservoir is the latest bass fishery in the Denver area to benefit from the habitat work of the Denver Bassmasters.