Topics: Congress

Daily Limit: Martens, the legend

Aug 25, 2015

The Daily Limit take a look at the top 5 things in the bass fishing world this week.

B.A.S.S. urges Congress to restore funding for fishing and hunting

Jul 30, 2015

B.A.S.S., along with 30 other conservation organizations, has signed a letter urging Congress to restore funding for sportfishing projects suffering under the current federal budget impasse.

Recreational saltwater fishing coalition lauds House legislation

Jun 2, 2015

A coalition of organizations representing the saltwater recreational fishing and boating community congratulated the U.S. House of Representatives on its passage of H.R. 1335, a bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the primary statute governing the nation’s marine fisheries.

B.A.S.S. announces official launch of Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation

Jun 1, 2015

B.A.S.S. announced today, along with a large coalition of angler groups, the official launch of Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC), a new intuitive online advocacy system that allows fishing enthusiasts to write, call or tweet their legislators through prewritten engagements online.

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.