Topics: Senate

Important fisheries bill in Senate today

Jun 25, 2015

A bill will address many of the recreational fishing communities concerns by prompting better fisheries science and ending the one-size-fits-all approach to fisheries management which subjects recreational anglers to rules that were meant for commercial fishermen.

B.A.S.S. opposes gill netting bill in Alabama

Apr 23, 2015

B.A.S.S. opposes Alabama House Bill 258, which would allow use of gill nets on Guntersville, Pickwick, Wheeler, and Wilson, all important sportfisheries on the Tennessee River.

Sportsmen’s bill upholds public access

Feb 6, 2014

The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act draws broad support from sportsmen’s circles.

Legislators tackle Asian carp issue

Mar 27, 2013

Legislators have put the bipartisan Strategic Response to Asian Carp Invasion Act on the table, in hopes that a restructuring of the powers that be will improve the decision-making process regarding control of the species.

Take 30 seconds to improve U.S. fisheries

Dec 3, 2012

In half a minute, you can make a difference in fisheries across America. Let your voice be heard!

Groups petition Congress for outdoors bill

May 9, 2012

Two major bass fishing conservation issues -- access and lead bans -- are on the table in the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012. B.A.S.S. and 39 other outdoors organizations have signed on in support of it.

Senate approves Gulf Coast restoration

Mar 9, 2012

The U.S. Senate passed a measure yesterday that would facilitate the restoration of the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill.

Industry gathers to oppose unnecessary closures

Dec 1, 2011

It may be that we too often partition ourselves as anglers — either bass or walleye, freshwater or saltwater. But when it comes to access to fisheries, we are all in the same boat.

B.A.S.S. historical timeline

Feb 23, 2010

A snapshot of B.A.S.S. history

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