Latest Content: Conservation News

B.A.S.S. participates in national outdoors forum

Jun 10, 2011

This afternoon, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar held an online chat to discuss the U.S. Department of the Interior’s activities in support of President Barack Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Initiative.

B.A.S.S. opposes Farm Bill cuts

Jun 1, 2011

B.A.S.S. joins other conservation colleagues in opposition to proposed funding cuts in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Bill conservation programs.

Enter your project for recognition

Jun 1, 2011

Your club or chapter could be the winner of a 2011 Outstanding Conservation Award presented by the Berkley Conservation Institute and B.A.S.S.

Anglers needed for Texas grass carp tournament

Jun 1, 2011

If you’ve never fished for carp before, take this opportunity to help a fishery and have some fun, July 9 on Lake Conroe.

New law allows culling in Wisconsin

May 27, 2011

Wisconsin has joined the rest of the United States in permitting the practice of “culling” bass.

B.A.S.S. officials appointed to council

May 20, 2011

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, has appointed B.A.S.S. owner Jerry McKinnis and B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Noreen Clough to the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council.

New Mexico BFN steps up!

Apr 28, 2011

Complaining about the drought and irrigation or municipal water rights isn’t going to make fishing better, so let’s work where we can make a difference.

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.

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