Latest Content: Conservation News

How far bass travel

May 22, 2015

In summer 2014, fisheries biologists tagged bass caught in a tournament to see if the bass released near the weigh-in site would make it back to the main lake on their own.

Texas organizations partner to prevent spread of zebra mussels

May 21, 2015

TPWD and a coalition of partners are working together to remind boaters to “Clean, Drain and Dry” their boats, trailers, and gear before traveling to another water body.

What is the best way to handle a bass?

May 19, 2015

The answer to that question is the objective of a study being conducted by the Fisheries Conservation Foundation and the Allen Lab in the Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program at the University of Florida.

Wear your life jacket to work tomorrow!

May 14, 2015

Join your colleagues, peers and friends around the world in demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket.

Ramp Monkeys to help out in New York

Apr 27, 2015

Young volunteers called Ramp Monkeys will ensure that competitors comply with new state regulations at take-out to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species.

B.A.S.S. opposes gill netting bill in Alabama

Apr 23, 2015

B.A.S.S. opposes Alabama House Bill 258, which would allow use of gill nets on Guntersville, Pickwick, Wheeler, and Wilson, all important sportfisheries on the Tennessee River.

Michigan waters now open year-round

Apr 20, 2015

Anglers can now fish for bass in Michigan 365 days a year except on a few limited waters closed to all fishing.

Anglers, sound off!

Apr 7, 2015

You’d think the St. Lawrence fishery was about to collapse if you listened to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

Q&A: Grass and bass on Guntersville

Apr 7, 2015

Before the pros compete on Guntersville this week, Dr. Brett Hartis answers angler questions about aquatic plant management and how it affects one of the nation’s most popular fishing destinations.

Porak honored for bass research

Mar 30, 2015

Wes Porak of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute won the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society.

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.