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.
The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act draws broad support from sportsmen’s circles.
B.A.S.S. was among several outdoor organizations that petitioned Washington to exempt Sport Fish Restoration funds from sequestration.
In half a minute, you can make a difference in fisheries across America. Let your voice be heard!
You can make a difference in getting legislation passed that will increase fishing access, conserve fish habitat and improve fishery management.
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.
In a letter to Senate leaders, hunters and anglers praise elements of the SAFE Act that would enable responsive management of fish and wildlife populations.
The Barrasso-Heller amendment would undermine Army Corps authority to enforce Clean Water Act, eroding water quality and diminishing valuable fish and wildlife habitat.