Topics: Conservation News

York Bassmasters restore habitat

Jul 9, 2013

An ongoing conservation project by the York Bassmasters has turned a barren pond into a lush environment for wildlife and largemouth bass.

Match specs on your boat to prevent disaster

Jul 4, 2013

Firefighters had to retrieve a boat that sunk on its first trip out with an outboard that was too heavy for it.

Florida Nation honors governor

Jun 26, 2013

The Florida B.A.S.S. Nation plans to present a special gift to Gov. Rick Scott for his support of fishing, hatcheries and tournaments in Florida.

The 'million-dollar' Mississippi

Jun 18, 2013

Anglers will be fishing “million-dollar” water when they compete June 20-23 on the Mississippi River.

Clough and Corkran to retire

Jun 11, 2013

Two leaders of B.A.S.S.’s grass-roots membership and conservation programs today announced plans to retire from their positions.

Bass fishing where elephants roam

Jun 3, 2013

Anglers in South Africa are passionate about their bass fishing, but Mike Allen's trip there made him realize how lucky we are to have fisheries management agencies in the United States.

Bass fishing in Africa

May 30, 2013

Florida clubs host fishing clinics for kids

May 29, 2013

QUINCY, Fla. — Members of the Quincy Bassmasters and Consolidated Bassmasters helped host seven fishing clinics at a summer camp for children in northwest Florida. At the end of each clinc, participants received a Zebco rod and reel combo and a tackle pack. Fifteen volunteers contributed 150 man-hours to the project. The camp hosted 135 participants, and the club raised $1,600 to support the event.

Florida club takes wounded warriors fishing

May 29, 2013

CRESTVIEW, Fla. — Members of the Hub City Bassmasters, in association with Wounded Warrior Fishing, took 10 injured military veterans and their families fishing for a day. The volunteers taught them how to catch bass, redfish, speckled trout and flounder during the two-day event. The weekend was totally free for the participants; volunteers raised $2,500 to support the tournament. Sponsors, such as Bass Pro Shops and Mann's Bait Co., provided meals and door prizes, including rods, reels, tackle bags and other gear.

Florida club teaches kids about casting

May 29, 2013

CRESTVIEW, Fla. — Members of the Hub City Bassmasters taught children how to cast, flip and pitch an artificial bait at the Kids Casting event. Fifteen volunteers spent time with 120 kids during the four-hour event. They raised $250 for the effort. Volunteers contributed 60 man-hours.