Latest Content: Conservation News

The Quest for a Record Smallmouth

Sep 11, 2008

As far as most bass fishermen are concerned, the number to beat is 22 pounds, 4 ounces. To smallmouth bass fishermen, it is 11-15.

The Case Against Catch and Release

Sep 5, 2008

It's widely agreed that catch and release is a good thing, but the less audible argument made by fisheries biologists is that underharvesting can be just as detrimental as overharvesting.

Some of you still don't get it

Jul 11, 2008

Keeping Bass Alive

Kentucky Lake: Grand Jewel

Jul 1, 2008

This giant body of water offers bass anglers every type of fishing imaginable

BASS improves Kentucky Lake

Jun 30, 2008

BASS has partnered with the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife to construct a courtesy dock on Kentucky Lake.

Clubs battle water chestnuts

Jun 27, 2008

When most people think of water chestnuts, they may imagine the white crunchy morsels that are often found in Chinese take-out food. Unfortunately, the unrelated Asian water chestnut plant is not the least bit tasty.

Water chemistry may slow mussel spread

Jun 20, 2008

The scientists hope that their study will help to prioritize limited resources in the ongoing battle against aquatic nuisance species.

Events that Changed Bass Fishing

May 30, 2008

Here is a what's-what list of how bass fishing has evolved since the inception of BASS

Top 10 Bass of All Time

May 30, 2008

When it comes to fish tales, there are none greater than these. Here are angling's most famous bass, and their stories

The Right to Navigate

May 21, 2008

"Restore Our Water Access, Inc.," a Louisiana fishing organization known as ROWA, along with 40 other national and statewide fishing and boating organizations, has filed an amicus brief with the U. S. Supreme Court in support of the public's right to fish and boat on the navigable waters of America, including the Mississippi River.

Eastern Bassmasters Making a Difference

Apr 18, 2008

The Eastern Shore Bassmasters of Delaware, in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) have completed a habitat restoration project at Killen's Pond in Felton