Latest Content: Conservation News

Freedom to Fish Act fights for Tennessee waters

Mar 8, 2013

Last November, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District decided that you shouldn't be allowed to fish below the dams they control. No good reason was given, and nobody was initially asked their opinion — not even the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Sequestration to withhold millions from state programs

Mar 4, 2013

If the federal government’s sequestration scheme to reduce spending continues as originally planned, millions of dollars will be withheld from the states for managing fish and wildlife.

100% survival rate for Classic bass

Feb 28, 2013

All 548 fish weighed in during the Bassmaster Classic lived to be caught again by Oklahoma angers, thanks to a continuing commitment to fish care and a willingness to make improvements in every facet of the process.

Sign the petition to keep soft baits legal!

Feb 15, 2013

It takes 30 seconds to let legislators know that you won't stand for the proposed ban on soft plastics.

Soft plastics — banned?

Feb 4, 2013

A new bill proposes that soft baits no longer be permitted for use by fishermen in the state of Maine. Act today to make your voice heard!

How to help your local reservoir

Jan 24, 2013

Alton Jones encourages anglers to support their local reservoirs.

Submit your 2012 projects now

Dec 20, 2012

Your club's conservation or recruitment project could earn an award. Be sure to submit it for consideration!

Take 30 seconds to improve U.S. fisheries

Dec 3, 2012

In half a minute, you can make a difference in fisheries across America. Let your voice be heard!

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.

Clough elected to partnership board

Nov 20, 2012

Noreen Clough has been elected to serve on the board of a national fisheries conservation coalition.

Anglers spend $16 billion a year on fishing

Nov 19, 2012

A report details the buying habits and demographics of bass anglers across the United States.

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