Topics: Gordon Robertson

ASA: Shutdown of Federal waters is 'ludicrous'

Oct 10, 2013

The American Sportfishing Association has some strong words for the decision to prevent anglers from enjoying Federal-controlled waters.

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.

Soft plastics — banned?

Feb 4, 2013

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!

Presidential candidates weigh in on fishing issues

Oct 22, 2012

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).

New Hampshire lead ban defeated

May 16, 2012

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.

Scientists weigh in on bedding bass

Apr 4, 2012

Listen in as experienced biologists discuss topics from bed fishing to tournament mortality to chemical weed controls.

Simms donates $6,500 to conservation

Mar 28, 2012

The contribution came from a portion of sales of rainsuits, available exclusively to B.A.S.S. Federation Nation members.

Conservation summit emphasizes fisheries management

Feb 20, 2012

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.

Anti-fishing groups try again to ban lead

Dec 22, 2011

Federal regulation of sinkers and jigs is at stake.

Bass Times: The argument for recreational angling

Mar 1, 2011

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.

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