Cooperation among anglers and resource managers kept the situation under control while more was learned about LMBV.
The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership highlights key policy issues central to Americans' fishing traditions.
Bass can swallow discarded lures, resulting in the fish starving to death. Conservation directors are trying to save bass by recycling the plastics.
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.
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 directors and fish chiefs from across the United States will spend three days discussing top conservation issues.
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.
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.
Federal regulation of sinkers and jigs is at stake.
Two out of three outboards run on 15 percent ethanol failed to complete the run and showed severe internal damage.
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.