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The Top 5 threats to bass fishing

Mar 12, 2015

You need to know about these threats, and it is vital that we all get involved in finding solutions.

Scholarship announced in Clough's name

Feb 26, 2015

The Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society is proud to announce the Noreen Clough Memorial Scholarship for Females in Fisheries.

The view from the Possum Cam

Feb 10, 2015

When you watch the Classic this year, don't forget that there are people beneath the stage transporting the bass to the release truck.

More than 2,000 trees added to Elephant Butte

Feb 5, 2015

Anglers from all over New Mexico hauled Christmas trees to Elephant Butte Reservoir to help improve habitat.

Noreen Clough: The whole package

Jan 29, 2015

Clough's memorial service is scheduled for Jan. 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel at Stella Maris in Timonium, Md. Arrangements are being made to establish a scholarship fund in Clough's name.

Free workshop in Utah

Jan 28, 2015

If you live near Salt Lake City, Utah, you have a chance to attend a free workshop on black bass on Saturday, Feb. 7.

14-pound 'Hall of Famer' protected through Florida's TrophyCatch program

Jan 27, 2015

With the spawning season in full swing across much of the Sunshine State, Florida’s TrophyCatch program is serving as a powerful incentive for anglers to release giant female largemouth bass. The program, now in its third season, offers prizes for anglers who catch, document and release bass that weigh 8 pounds or more. There are three levels of qualification – Lunker (8-9.99 pounds), Trophy (10-12.99) and Hall of Fame (13 or greater) – and each offers a substantial list of prizes.

Arkansas River access improving

Jan 26, 2015

Access restoration for the Arkansas River’s legendary Coal Pile received a much needed budget increase in fall 2014, thanks to a $70,000 Fish Passage Grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Saving fish from discarded soft plastics

Jan 23, 2015

We all need to do a better job of cleaning up the debris we casually toss into the lake.

Remembering Noreen Clough

Jan 20, 2015

There will never be another Noreen Clough. But we can all learn from this tenacious woman that barriers can be broken, seemingly insurmountable problems can be solved, and that life should be lived like there’s no tomorrow.

Access being built in Wisconsin

Jan 20, 2015

Construction began in November 2014 on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River for an access site on Pool 4. It should be completed by June 2015.

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