Latest Content: Conservation News

New Yorkers pull tons of water chestnuts

May 31, 2012

Two New York clubs worked together to clear invasive water chestnuts out of the Oneida River.

Table Rock recognized for improvement

May 23, 2012

Table Rock Lake is among the annual list of waters that have benefited from volunteer restoration efforts.

Illinois club drafts guidelines

May 22, 2012

Members of the Blackhawk Bassmasters of Illinois embarked on a project to draft guidelines for anglers to prevent the spread of disease and invasive species, sponsored by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Lake Erie's future at stake in Ohio bill

May 21, 2012

The many recreational users of Lake Erie may not get a say in the water's use, if an Ohio state bill passes the legislature in its current form. Act now to get it amended!

California anglers inspect boats

May 19, 2012

Members of California's Golden State Bass Club and Basin Bassmasters took measures to prevent the spread of invasive species during the 2011 Golden State Bass Club Open Tournament on Folsom Lake.

Inspector certifications obtained

May 19, 2012

Three members of a New Mexico club are now trained to inspect boats for invasives.

New Hampshire lead ban defeated

May 16, 2012

On May 9, members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to halt discussions on implementing a statewide lead ban. Much of the credit goes to the state B.A.S.S. Federation Nation conservation director, Dan Dufour.

400 pounds of weeds removed

May 16, 2012

The Northern Illinois Crankin' Bass club helped remove 400 pounds of invasive plants to improve access on Waterford Lake.

Have you hugged an angler today?

May 16, 2012

A Colorado Wildlife Council ad campaign recommends hugging it out with sportsmen to thank them for protecting state resources.

Alabama dam relicensing

May 15, 2012

Jim Howard represented the Alabama B.A.S.S. Federation Nation during the relicensing of nine dams on the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers.

John Murray takes out the trash

May 9, 2012

Anglers are pretty good at talking about making a difference, but John Murray lives what he preaches.

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