Topics: Congress

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.

Anglers ask for Salazar's help

Nov 26, 2012

Members of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (SFBPC) have petitioned U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to help stop the withholding of funds that provide for the nation's fish and wildlife resources.

Budgets and betrayals

Nov 5, 2012

The federal government may confiscate $43 million that sportsmen have contributed through excise taxes. Contact your senators and representatives, and tomorrow -- vote!

Lake Erie's future at stake in Ohio bill

May 21, 2012

The many recreational users of Lake Erie may not get a say in the water's use, if an Ohio state bill passes the legislature in its current form. Act now to get it amended!

Senate approves Gulf Coast restoration

Mar 9, 2012

The U.S. Senate passed a measure yesterday that would facilitate the restoration of the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill.

Conservation organization presents 2012 agenda

Feb 1, 2012

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership highlights key policy issues central to Americans' fishing traditions.

Gulf Coast gets Washington support

Aug 3, 2011

The Restore Gulf Coast Act would ensure that fines from last year’s BP oil spill are used to help restore the Gulf ecosystem.

B.A.S.S. signs letter urging Congress to restore Louisiana's Coast

Feb 18, 2011

B.A.S.S. urging Congress to implement policies needed to restore Louisiana's imperiled coastal wetlands.

B.A.S.S. historical timeline

Feb 23, 2010

A snapshot of B.A.S.S. history

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