Topics: Conservation News

Illinois volunteers clean up Round Lake

May 29, 2013

Anglers in Illinois dedicated 60 man-hours to dispose of hundreds of pounds of trash from Round Lake.

Bass vs. salmon: Can they not coexist?

May 24, 2013

This speech, which Noreen Clough presented at an American Fisheries Society meeting in Boise, Idaho, takes on Columbia River managers who want to remove bass regulations in order to protect salmon.

Legislation passed to keep fishing access open on Cumberland River

May 22, 2013

Both Houses of Congress passed the Freedom to Fish Act, which will remove unnecessary access restrictions to recreational fishing along the Cumberland River in Tennessee and Kentucky.

California clubs participate in Creek Week

May 14, 2013

California club members removed more than 100 pounds of debris from Folsom Lake.

Keeping Bass Alive

May 10, 2013

Since 1972, B.A.S.S. has been a leader in bass conservation. This article contains tips and tricks to keeping your catch alive.

FWC discovers new bass species

May 8, 2013

Scientists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have uncovered a new species of black bass in the southeastern United States.

New Hampshire anglers face costly ban on lead tackle

Apr 24, 2013

The New Hampshire State House Fish and Game and Marine Committee will be deliberating and voting on bill SB 89, which would ban lead in fishing tackle, on Thursday, April 25.

Legislators tackle Asian carp issue

Mar 27, 2013

Legislators have put the bipartisan Strategic Response to Asian Carp Invasion Act on the table, in hopes that a restructuring of the powers that be will improve the decision-making process regarding control of the species.

Groups send plea for conservation programs to be saved

Mar 25, 2013

Several outdoors organizations, including B.A.S.S., sent a letter today to the nation's leaders, asking that they recognize the importance and value of conservation programs in the upcoming budget negotiations.

Outdoor groups ask for protection from budget withholding

Mar 21, 2013

B.A.S.S. was among several outdoor organizations that petitioned Washington to exempt Sport Fish Restoration funds from sequestration.

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