During the committee sessions, some of the issues discussed included legislative priorities such as the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), federal excise tax issues, import duty relief and conservation initiatives around the country.
Good, solid clear ice is the safest. Four inches of ice is generally considered safe for people ice fishing and ice skating. However, off-highway vehicles, or OHVs, need at least six inches of ice thickness. Anyone going out onto the ice should drill test holes to measure thickness as they venture out
New bill would expand authorities for federal agencies to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species
The “Clean Drain Dry” initiative educates anglers and boaters on how to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species
The U.S. House of Representatives passed without objection America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act, a historic package of bills to benefit fish and wildlife conservation throughout the nation. With the U.S. Senate unanimously passing the ACE Act on September 16, it now moves to President Trump who can sign it into law.
“The ACE Act would be a massive win for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the country,” said Mike Leonard, vice president of Government Affairs at the American Sportfishing Association (ASA)
On August 4th, the President signed into law the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), which previously passed both the House and Senate with strong bipartisan support. The most significant national conservation legislation passed in a generation, the GAOA permanently secures funding for public lands and outdoor recreation under the Land and Water Conservation Fund
The National Fish Habitat Through Partnership Act was included in this conservation legislation
Bill will establish more consistent federal funding for habitat conservation programs
The grassroots projects will improve water quality and aquatic habitat
School trust lands were intended to make money for the state, but exactly how they should do that is up for debate
Montana. Big Sky Country. Fabled trout waters.
Persistence pays off with fishing expedition
Designer helps spread gospel of tenkara fishing
SAFE BOATING IS NO ACCIDENT
Casting for a Good Time? Check Out this Trout and Ale Trail Across the U.S.
The recreational fishing and boating community is celebrating the enactment of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), which was signed into law by President Trump on December 31.
Hale Lures/Stanley Jigs, a leading manufacturer of trophy bass tackle, is putting their money behind their reputation.
Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) champions in the House and Senate rallied on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with conservation leaders and outdoor recreation advocates today calling on Congress to reauthorize and fully fund America’s most important conservation and recreation program before the end of the year.
Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) made substantial progress on its Accelerated Transformation Plan, designed to create a simpler, faster, stronger consumer-focused portfolio of leading brands and today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to sell two businesses, Pure Fishing and Jostens.
The number of Americans who fish is in decline and that decline has had an impact on conservation projects, because hunting and fishing licenses help fund everything from habitat restoration to clean water programs.
GILA TROUT: A NATIVE TROUT CONSERVATION STORY
Water infrastructure package with benefits for fish, wildlife, and the outdoor recreation economy heads to president’s desk with bipartisan support
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 24 projects to receive funding from its Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Prop. 1) Restoration Grant Programs.
The California spiny lobster recreational season opened at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Happy Public Lands Day! To celebrate, we are highlighting the astounding success of a public lands project that has prevented thousands of tons of debris from entering the ocean.
Cigarette butts are the most common type of debris found during cleanups.
Hardcore ice anglers know the best season to catch the biggest specimens of fish species is in the winter.Fishing vertical allows you to stay on structure known to attract and hold gigantic fish, providing the seasonal edge many anglers crave.
Kayak anglers, the wait is over.
Land managed by the Bureau of Land Management draws millions of visitors, according to a recent study.
fter the tournament’s 2017 edition was cancelled due to Hurricane Irma, anglers nationwide are especially excited for the start of the 2018 Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Fishing Championship
For two consecutive legislative sessions, the California State Legislature has failed to pass meaningful fishing license reforms t
Ian Oh, a talented CA_Ian_Oh_Gr10_1st_SFA18 6California 10th grader, is honored on the FLW stage by Karen Hollingsworth, State-Fish Art® Manager and Amanda Masters Marketing Specialist from Title Sponsor, Bass Pro Shops.
Wildlife Forever unveils an arsenal of tools to help educate the public and provide on-the-ground, access based tools to help boaters Clean Drain and Dry (CD2) boats and equipment.
NOAA Marine Debris Program is pleased to announce the 23 recipients of our 2018 prevention and removal grant awards t
Time for a little clean up
limate change is altering America’s summers in ways both disastrously large and insidiously small, according to a new National Wildlife Federation report. S
Assembly Bill 2787, legislation that aimed to ban lead fishing tackle (50 grams or less), is dead
Special Report provides key insight into nation's no. 2 adult outdoor activity
Nine fishery disasters on the West Coast and Alaska also funded, totaling $200 million
partnership with the University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, USDA Forest Service, and other organizations across the United States, Wildlife Forever has launched a nationwide citizen science volunteer capacity-building program called Wild Spotter.
The standard three spinner blade styles fill a distinctly different role in fishing.
Three West Coast fish stocks rebuilt in 2017, six no longer overfished, finds new report
Shattering the “Bass” Ceiling: the Future of Fishing is Female
Bigger fish produce more far more offspring pound for pound than smaller fish.
USA Bass is proud to announce that Garmin International will become the official electronics sponsor for USA Bass
The Escalante Watershed Restoration Partnership (EWRP) is a coalition of private and public agencies, groups, and individuals working towards restoring native habitats and hydrology on the Escalante River
Earlier this week, U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) fisheries staff made an exciting discovery
On April 24th, Assembly Bill 2787, authored by Assemblyman Bill Quirk, passed out (6-1) of the Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials