A bill will address many of the recreational fishing communities concerns by prompting better fisheries science and ending the one-size-fits-all approach to fisheries management which subjects recreational anglers to rules that were meant for commercial fishermen.
B.A.S.S. opposes Alabama House Bill 258, which would allow use of gill nets on Guntersville, Pickwick, Wheeler, and Wilson, all important sportfisheries on the Tennessee River.
The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act draws broad support from sportsmen’s circles.
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.
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Two major bass fishing conservation issues -- access and lead bans -- are on the table in the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012. B.A.S.S. and 39 other outdoors organizations have signed on in support of it.
The U.S. Senate passed a measure yesterday that would facilitate the restoration of the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill.
It may be that we too often partition ourselves as anglers — either bass or walleye, freshwater or saltwater. But when it comes to access to fisheries, we are all in the same boat.