Latest Content: Conservation News

Proposed ban on lead is dead

Apr 14, 2011

Thanks to David Santos and the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation members the unwarranted bill, S.B. 59, was allowed to die in the Connecticut legislation.

Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund

Apr 12, 2011

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus and dozens of Congressional staff liaisons joined the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and the Angling and Boating Alliance for a briefing on reauthorization of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund

Berkley and B.A.S.S. partner again in 2011

Apr 5, 2011

Once again, in 2011 outstanding Conservation awards for the best B.A.S.S. will be bestowed by the Berkley Conservation Institute The Institute awards a $2,000 check for the best conservation project and $1,500 in fishing gear to the best angler recruitment/retention project.

Double scholarship award

Mar 29, 2011

For the first time in the 10-year history of the Ron Ward Memorial Scholarship, the Champaign-Urbana (IL) Bass Club has awarded two scholarships in the same year to fisheries sciences graduate students.

B.A.S.S. signs letter urging Congress to restore Louisiana's Coast

Feb 18, 2011

B.A.S.S. urging Congress to implement policies needed to restore Louisiana's imperiled coastal wetlands.

Management matters

Feb 2, 2011

I thought I'd write one last blog about Florida fishing. In short, it's on fire. I've caught more big bass this year than I ever have in the past.

B.A.S.S. Conservation Directors

Nov 9, 2010

Get in contact with the B.A.S.S. conservation directors.

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.

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