Conservation News

Conservation News

Experiment nets Berkley award

Will gamefish spawn on a suspended, artificial platform? That’s the question the New Mexico B.A.S.S. Federation Nation is attempting to answer with a helping hand from the Kids of the Southwest B.A.S.S. Youth Club.

Conservation News

H.R. 200 – now is the time to act

H.R. 200 is up for vote in the U.S. House of Representatives next Tuesday, June 26. The voice of bass anglers is critical in changing fisheries management laws for recreational...

Largemouth bass virus resurfaces

Recent fish kills at Kerr Reservoir and Briery Lake in Virginia have been linked to largemouth bass virus by Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries biologists. LMBV has not been implicated in fish kills nationally for nearly a decade.

Floods spreading giant salvinia

Although giant salvinia has been found in at least 11 states since 1995, it has been most aggressive and troublesome in east Texas and northern Louisiana. Floods last fall along the Sabine and Red rivers emphasized the reality to resource managers, lakefront property owners and anglers.

Spraying during the Spawn

Water bodies can become choked with both native and exotic plants, such as hydrilla and Eurasian water milfoil, and when that happens, the forage base bass depend upon will change.

Giant Salvinia: A Giant Problem

In this article, you can read about giant salvinia, considered to be one of the worst aquatic weeds in the world and how it has become established in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia in recent years.

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