Despite multiple postponements and an ongoing global pandemic AFFTA pulls off a successful trade show at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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.
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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Cigarette butts are the most common type of debris found during cleanups.
he sport fishing industry is about to get a fresh lesson in spread management.
Jupiter Point Boats Sponsors Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market and Boat Show
Kayak anglers, the wait is over.
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
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
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
2018 Causeway Boat and Marine Show Announce its 2018 Dates, the boat and marine event are set for June 9-10, 2018.
About the time that redbuds flash their pretty pinkish blooms on eastern Oklahoma’s hillsides and gray streamside sycamores unfurl their fresh leaves the color akin to a wet lime, there’s something curious going on.
The endangered animals that call the Missouri River basin home are as iconic as the river itself.
Spring is in the air... and water!
Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross commended the innovative, two-year pilot program that grants partial management responsibility of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery to the five Gulf states.
Knoxville, Tennessee, has been announced as the official host city for the 2019 Bassmaster Classic.
Over 200 Marine Vendors and Exhibitors
FLW Partners with Costa to Introduce All-Inclusive Summer Camp For Serious High School Anglers