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.
A new bill proposes that soft baits no longer be permitted for use by fishermen in the state of Maine. Act today to make your voice heard!
President Obama and Gov. Romney are not avid fishermen, but both say they plan to watch out for angling interests if elected (or re-elected).
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.
Listen in as experienced biologists discuss topics from bed fishing to tournament mortality to chemical weed controls.
The contribution came from a portion of sales of rainsuits, available exclusively to B.A.S.S. Federation Nation members.
B.A.S.S. will renew an old tradition at this year’s Bassmaster Classic, when it plays host to a 2 ½-day Conservation Summit.
Federal regulation of sinkers and jigs is at stake.
Many of those now making decisions regarding the future of recreational angling in this country have little information upon which to base those decisions. And the fire-drill mentality that requires a national policy for management of our oceans, coastal waters and the Great Lakes within 180 days allows little time for learning.
Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in U.S. District Court, hoping there will a ban on lead in fishing tackle and ammunition.