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The Philly bucket brigade

Aug 15, 2014

When the Shimano Live Release Boat couldn't launch on Day 1 in Philadelphia because of low tides, an unexpected bucket brigade of locals formed to help save the bass.

Scientists find sex changing bass in Chesapeake area

Aug 4, 2014

Scientists are alarmed at the bass population's recent mutation in the Chesapeake and Pennsylvania watersheds.

Retired live release boat gets second life

Jul 31, 2014

In the late 1990s B.A.S.S. acquired a small fleet of live release boats for its livery of tournament equipment. The idea then and now is to evenly disperse healthy bass throughout a tournament fishery.

Champlain is strong and improving

Jul 29, 2014

Residents concerned that bass on the southern end of Champlain won't return after they're released have nothing to worry about, says Gene Gilliland, because the void in any area fills up very quickly.

Take 2 minutes to help Michigan fisheries

Jul 24, 2014

The Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation encourages all anglers who have fished in Michigan or plan to one day to complete an 11-question survey.

Anglers concerned about spraying on BASSfest waters

Jul 18, 2014

The day after BASSfest on the Tennessee River, concerned anglers reported seeing boats spraying herbicides on Chickamauga and Nickajack reservoirs.

Florida wants your opinion on proposed bass regulation change

Jun 27, 2014

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to hear from you by June 30 regarding a proposed regulation change.

Shimano/ B.A.S.S. Youth Conservation Initiative announces grant recipients

Jun 25, 2014

Three B.A.S.S. Nation chapters are the 2014 recipients of grants offered through the new Shimano/B.A.S.S. Youth Conservation Initiative. New Mexico, Georgia and Connecticut are the states receiving funds.

Wisconsin culling law details released

Jun 25, 2014

Wisconsin waters are more tournament-friendly these days, with culling allowed in permitted events as one of the most important new regulations.

Denver club adds habitat to Aurora

Jun 24, 2014

Aurora Reservoir is the latest bass fishery in the Denver area to benefit from the habitat work of the Denver Bassmasters.

Aurora Bassmasters clean up roadside

Jun 23, 2014

The Ontario B.A.S.S. Nation club has hosted this annual roadside clean-up project since 2007 along the Queensville Side Road near the river.

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