Latest Content: Conservation News

How the LMBV panic was averted

Feb 8, 2012

Cooperation among anglers and resource managers kept the situation under control while more was learned about LMBV.

Conservation organization presents 2012 agenda

Feb 1, 2012

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership highlights key policy issues central to Americans' fishing traditions.

ReBaits to reduce soft plastic dumping

Jan 25, 2012

Bass can swallow discarded lures, resulting in the fish starving to death. Conservation directors are trying to save bass by recycling the plastics.

Don't discard soft plastics; they can kill!

Jan 25, 2012

Bass that swallow soft plastic lures can get lodged in the fish's intestine, resulting in the bass' death from starvation. B.A.S.S. Federation Nation clubs are taking measures to reduce the number of discarded soft plastics.

Fisheries celebrate 75 years of protection

Jan 18, 2012

Over the course of more than seven decades, the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program has provided more than $14 billion to support fish and wildlife management.

Conservation a highlight of Classic

Jan 4, 2012

Conservation directors and fish chiefs from across the United States will spend three days discussing top conservation issues.

Texan blogs about conservation issues

Dec 29, 2011

Tim Cook, the Texas B.A.S.S. Federation Nation conservation director since 2003, wanted a way to share and inspire other conservation-minded anglers.

B.A.S.S. conservation mission

Dec 23, 2011

For more than 40 years, B.A.S.S. and the grass-roots B.A.S.S. Nation have remained focused on issues related to fisheries and aquatic resource conservation.

Anti-fishing groups try again to ban lead

Dec 22, 2011

Federal regulation of sinkers and jigs is at stake.

E-15 disastrous for outboards

Dec 19, 2011

Two out of three outboards run on 15 percent ethanol failed to complete the run and showed severe internal damage.

B.A.S.S. joins others in support of SAFE Act

Dec 16, 2011

In a letter to Senate leaders, hunters and anglers praise elements of the SAFE Act that would enable responsive management of fish and wildlife populations.

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