Latest Content: Conservation News

More than 100k fish killed in Middle River

Nov 20, 2015

Maryland’s Middle River, where Aaron Martens won the Chesapeake Bay Elite Series event in August, is the site of a massive fish kill, and there's debate about what caused it.

B.A.S.S. volunteers with Freshwater Land Trust

Nov 19, 2015

The Freshwater Land Trust teamed up with B.A.S.S. employees Friday, Nov. 13, for a volunteer workday to restore critical habitat for the endangered vermilion darter and watercress darter.

B.A.S.S. tackles Turkey Creek privet

Nov 17, 2015

The Freshwater Land Trust teamed up with B.A.S.S. employees Nov. 13, for a volunteer workday at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinson, Ala.

Barrier to anglers removed

Nov 5, 2015

In what Gene Gilliland calls “a victory for angler access,” a barrier that was erected for no apparent reason on the Connecticut River two years ago has been removed.

Why are some smallmouth so dark?

Oct 21, 2015

Have you ever noticed that a smallmouth may be black when you first see it in the water, but much paler when you remove it from your livewell? Here's why.

Releasing bass back into Sturgeon Bay

Oct 5, 2015

B.A.S.S.'s fish release team added a vehicle to help distribute the bass back into Sturgeon Bay.

Are these bass ... gold?

Sep 30, 2015

Four golden largemouth bass have been caught in the last three months. Why are they gold?

North Carolina launches habitat trail

Sep 24, 2015

An innovative pilot program that takes fish habitat projects to the next level will open late this year or early next at Oak Hollow Lake.

Classic Roundtable on National Recreational Fishing in Alaska

Sep 4, 2015

Industry leaders and government officials gather in Alaska to discuss how to promote and protect the outdoors.

Invasive management and boater access at odds in New York

Aug 10, 2015

Legislation designed to prevent the spread of invasive species could make boating on New York lakes extremely expensive for bass anglers.

B.A.S.S. lends support to Center For Coastal Conservation

Aug 4, 2015

B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, today announced its corporate sponsorship of the Center for Coastal Conservation. The sponsorship underscores the commitment of B.A.S.S. to the preservation of recreational angling and conservation of U.S. waterways.