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Conservation News

California lead ban attempt

Sacramento, Calif. – California anglers have won a skirmish in their battle to prevent a  ban on lead weights, but the war is far from over. That’s why the coalition...

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Hydrilla spraying on Lake Harris

LEESBURG, Fla. – Amid a chorus of criticism, resource managers sprayed 2,247 acres of hydrilla on Lake Harris in April. Admittedly, anglers have reason to like the invasive plant. It...

Guadalupe bass back story

AUSTIN, Texas—The Texas state record Guadalupe bass measured 17.25 inches, weighed only 3.71 pounds, and was caught on fly fishing tackle from the Colorado River downstream from Austin. What might...

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Shimano and B.A.S.S. offer scholarships

Expanding the qualifications to include both graduating high school seniors and those already enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs, Shimano North American Fishing, Inc. is partnering with B.A.S.S. to award...

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Cormorants’ impact on fisheries

PHOENIX, Ariz. – For two years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has been assessing whether to allow the states to once again cull troublesome cormorant populations on public...

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