As the newly minted Policy Fellow at the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), I’m excited to begin my two-year position as your liaison to fishing news and regulations through KeepAmericaFishing™.
On August 17, Gordon Robertson, vice president of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), was inducted into the American Fisheries Society’s (AFS) Fisheries Management Hall of Excellence during AFS’s annual international meeting held August 17-21, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
In a move lauded by the recreational fishing community, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken steps to protect the Bristol Bay ecosystem from the proposed Pebble Mine.
Aquatic invasive species (also called aquatic nuisance species) are plants, animals, or microbes that have been introduced to a body of water outside of their native range, causing ecological and economic harm.
Our National Park System was created both to protect our natural resources and provide outdoor recreation opportunities. Today, take a moment to speak up for recreation and fishing access at Cape Lookout National Seashore.
On July 10 the U.S. Senate effectively killed the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014 when it failed to pass a vote that would have moved the bill forward.
The U.S. Senate effectively killed the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014 when it failed to pass a vote that would have moved the bill forward.
How big is too big? That’s been a battle in the courts that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has been fighting for over 20 years.
After significant objection from the recreational fishing and boating community, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has taken steps to correct a key fisheries economics report that misleadingly indicated that the domestic commercial fishing industry in the United States was significantly larger than the recreational fishing industry.
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 [...]