Latest Content: Conservation News

Diary of a black bass management plan

Nov 8, 2010

This is the first installment in a series of articles highlighting the progress and challenges of creating a long-term black bass management plan for Florida. Florida is widely recognized as the fishing capital of the world based on great resources and responsible management, which led the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to report that more than twice as many nonresident anglers fish in Florida compared to any other state.

E15 proposal dropped

Oct 21, 2010

A proposed Senate bill that would have led to increasing ethanol content in gasoline from 10 percent to 15 percent is dead, for now.

The ethanol controversy

Sep 22, 2010

The National Marine Manufacturer's Association urges: "Say NO to untested E15"

Ask the Biologist - Conservation Jobs

Aug 20, 2010

In this final edition of 'Ask the B.A.S.S. Biologist,' Chris Horton answers a viewer question about conservation careers and talks about his departure from B.A.S.S.

Ask the Biologist - Competing Fish

Aug 6, 2010

In this edition of 'Ask the B.A.S.S. Biologist,' Chris Horton answers viewer questions about conservation projects and competing species of fish in small bodies of water.

Juniors Promote Awareness

Jun 25, 2010

Minnesota Junior Bassmasters program is helping promote awareness of new smallmouth regulations on the Mississippi River.

New Mexico juniors

Jun 25, 2010

The Kids of the Southwest Junior Bass Club are helping provide stable spawning platforms.

Ask the Biologist - Tournament Fish

Apr 29, 2010

In this edition of 'Ask the B.A.S.S. Biologist,' Chris Horton answers viewer questions about tournament-released fish and bass that appear undersized.

Ask the Biologist - Bedding Fish

Apr 1, 2010

In this edition of 'Ask the B.A.S.S. Biologist,' Chris Horton answers a viewer question about the effects of bed fishing on nest productivity and overall bass populations.

Ask the Biologist - Size & Numbers

Mar 16, 2010

In this edition of 'Ask the B.A.S.S. Biologist,' Chris Horton answers viewer questions about the effects of releasing bass in a different area from where they were caught and estimating the size and numbers of fish in ponds of various sizes.

Ask the Biologist - River Chains

Jan 26, 2010

In this edition of 'Ask the B.A.S.S. Biologist,' Chris Horton answers viewer questions about conservation ideas for bass clubs and why two lakes in the same river chain can have such different qualities of fishing.

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