Over 100,000 anglers, fans and competitors attended the 2014 Geico Bassmaster Classic at Lake Guntersville, Alabama. From Friday, February 21st through Sunday, February 23rd, friends and family watched closely as both professional and amateur anglers competed in a fierce battle to catch the most bass.
According to NMMA, over 100,000 people visited the Miami Boat Show last year. For a few days in the middle of winter, Miami becomes the epicenter of recreational boating and fishing. This year, fisheries policy was also a central focus.
It is vital that you voice your support for maintaining angler access within Biscayne National Park
Please urge your Senators to cosponsor the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014. We ask that the bipartisanship, which the House version has embraced, be activated in the Senate.
It’s a new year but will it really be “new” when it comes to how Congress and the federal government operate in 2014? Let’s speculate…
Maine Department recommends legislation not be pursued.
Temperatures are dropping as we kick off the annual outdoor sport show season which feeds our fishing fantasies of the year to come.
Keep that asterisk handy, though there seem to be at least two happy developments in the government’s ever- lasting deliberations about new fisheries regulations for Biscayne National Park.
In a move lauded by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), newly elected leadership in Australia’s government announced that it will repeal the management plans that proposed to close more than 500,000 square miles of marine waters to recreational fishing. Australia’s government will redraft management plans that established the world’s largest system of marine reserve parks.
This is the largest Brown Trout ever caught on camera that we know of. This Seeforellen Brown Trout was 39 inches, current IGFA catch and release world record is 38 inches.
Sportfishing legends spread the word about KeepAmericaFishing and the importance of uniting all anglers, from novice to professional, with one voice in support of fisheries conservation and keeping our public waters open to recreational fishing.
Across the country, preventing or limiting recreational anglers’ access to public waters and fisheries is being touted as a new way to manage fish populations. This unprecedented shift undermines the achievements of proven fisheries management methods that focus on conservation and promote sustainable fishing. As a result, the past 10 years have seen a dramatic increase in bans on recreational fishing from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Texas to Minnesota.
Silent Invaders highlights aquatic invasive species that threaten our Great Lakes – part 1 of 8.
Silent Invaders highlights aquatic invasive species that threaten our Great Lakes – part 2 of 8.
Silent Invaders highlights aquatic invasive species that threaten our Great Lakes – part 3 of 8.
Silent Invaders highlights aquatic invasive species that threaten our Great Lakes – 4 of 8.
Silent Invaders highlights aquatic invasive species that threaten our Great Lakes – part 5 of 8.
Silent Invaders highlights aquatic invasive species that threaten our Great Lakes – part 6 of 8.
There are lots of types of grass and it grows both to the surface of water, on the surface, and sub-surface. During the hot summer months, late May through September, grass is a great place to find and catch a good bag of bass. For bass in surface grass, there are two ways to catch [...]
It’s often hard to decide which season and species of fish is our favorite. The biggest walleyes and saugers of the year are often caught just after ice-out when water still freezes in the guides of our St. Croix rods. Late spring is a great time for bass, both largemouth and smallmouth, and muskies, one [...]
Largemouth bass can be found in lots of lakes, rivers, and ponds across the country. In the southern regions of bass country it’s already mid-season for bass catching, but in the Midwest the bass action is just starting. In fact, in some states that have an open and closed season for bass fishing, the legal [...]