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  • U.S. House of Representatives passed Modern Fish Act

    U.S. House of Representatives passed Modern Fish Act

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 200, a bipartisan bill that includes the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern Fish Act). This historic vote marks the first time the priorities of the recreational fishing sector are included in the reauthorization of our nation’s primary marine fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

  • U.S. Senate has unanimously designated June Great Outdoors Month

    U.S. Senate has unanimously designated June Great Outdoors Month

    For the second year in a row, the U.S. Senate has unanimously designated June “Great Outdoors Month!”  Active outdoor fun on America’s public lands and waters continues to enjoy bipartisan support.

  • Bantam Baitcaster Available Now in the U.S

    Bantam Baitcaster Available Now in the U.S

    Bantam Baitcaster Available Now in the U.S. | Get them at Fisherman's Warehouse Shimano Days Sale and Pay NO SALES TAX

  • Proposed opening of US offshore waters to oil drilling opposed by Bonefish and Tarpon Trust

    Proposed opening of US offshore waters to oil drilling opposed by Bonefish and Tarpon Trust

    We write to share our grave concern about the proposed opening of US offshore waters to oil drilling. We fear that such activities will negatively impact economically important recreational fisheries throughout the southeastern and Gulf of Mexico coasts.

  • Strong Numbers for U.S. Boat Sales as 2018 Boat Show Season Kicks Off

    Strong Numbers for U.S. Boat Sales as 2018 Boat Show Season Kicks Off

    As the industry prepares for a busy winter boat show season – a crucial selling period – NMMA announced this week that unit sales of new powerboats are expected to be up six percent in 2017, marking an estimated 260,000 new powerboats sold last year. As consumer confidence continues to rise and boat manufacturers introduce products and experiences to attract younger boaters, the outlook for 2018 new powerboat sales is another five to six percent increase.

  • Satlwater Anglers Benefit from Landmark Legislation That Advances in U.S. House

    Satlwater Anglers Benefit from Landmark Legislation That Advances in U.S. House

    The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources approved H.R. 200, a bill sponsored by Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska) that amends the 1976 Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen. A coalition of organizations representing the saltwater recreational fishing and boating community endorsed H.R. 200 and highlighted the importance of incorporating saltwater recreational fishing management provisions into the nation’s primary law governing federal fisheries management.

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Expands Hunting and Fishing Opportunities

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Expands Hunting and Fishing Opportunities

    In a continuing effort to increase access to hunting and fishing on public lands, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a final rule to open or expand opportunities across 132,000 acres on 10 national wildlife refugesges

  • Cash and Prizes Pro Payout for the 2017 Won Bass U.S. Open

    Cash and Prizes Pro Payout for the 2017 Won Bass U.S. Open

    Here are the Pro Payouts for the 2017 U.S. Open at Lake Mead! Well over 100%!

  • U.S. Open Results | Justin Patti Wins Wire-to-Wire

    U.S. Open Results | Justin Patti Wins Wire-to-Wire

    2017 WON Bass U.S. Open Final Pro Results 2017 WON Bass U.S. OPen Final AAA Results Las Vegas, Nev. – The discussion leading up to the 35th Anniversary edition of the WON Bass, Bass Cat / Mercury U.S. Open were the changes.  The addition of Bass Cat Boats as a key partner, and the change of dates to October were the hot topics.

  • US Open Video Updates | Justin Patti on the Wire-to-Wire Win and Brett Hite on his Charge for First

    US Open Video Updates | Justin Patti on the Wire-to-Wire Win and Brett Hite on his Charge for First

    Video Updates at the 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open at Lake Mead

  • 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open Day One Leader Justin Patti

    2017 WON Bass U.S. Open Day One Leader Justin Patti

    When WON Bass announced the October dates for the 25th edition of the WON Bass, Bass Cat / Mercury U.S. Open, the hope was that the field size would increase once again to new record levels, and that the fishing would be excellent.

  • Video Updates Top-5 Pros Day 2 | 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open

    Video Updates Top-5 Pros Day 2 | 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open

    Video Reports with Top-5 Pro Anglers at Lake Mead | Justin Patti, Kyle Grover, Brett Hite, Travis Jewell and Sean Coffey

  • 2017 Won Bass U.S. Open  Day 1 Video Interviews Top-5 Pros at Lake Mead

    2017 Won Bass U.S. Open Day 1 Video Interviews Top-5 Pros at Lake Mead

    The top-5 pro anglers Justin Patti, Travis Jewell, Nick Salvucci, Josh Bertrand and Kyle Grover weigh in on the first day of the 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open at Lake Mead with video updates here.

  • Pro LIst Competing for 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open | Live Show Link

    Pro LIst Competing for 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open | Live Show Link

    The List of pros competing in the 2017 WON Bass U.S. Open is as follows:

  • WON BASS HISTORIC 2017 U.S. Open SHATTERS ATTENDANCE RECORD

    WON BASS HISTORIC 2017 U.S. Open SHATTERS ATTENDANCE RECORD

    At this time WON BASS currently has a few spots open for additional Pro's for the 2017 U.S. Open. WON Bass has once again shattered the previous entry record of 186 boats at last year's event, with a 200+ boat field for 2017.

  • Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate

    Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate

    Conservationists and anglers are applauding the U.S. Senate for passing S. 396, a bill to amend the Billfish Conservation Act of 2012. The bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Bill Nelson (D-Fla.); Marco Rubio (R-Fla.); Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), and Joe Manchin, III (D-W.Va.), passed by a voice vote on October 2.

  • How to Win the U.S. Open with Johnny Johnson

    How to Win the U.S. Open with Johnny Johnson

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    The U.S. Open is the premier tournament in the west and has long been known as one of the most challenging bass tournaments anywhere. Lake Mead hosts the event every year and proves to be a unique venue as tough fishing, big waves, and extreme heat often plays into the strategy of anglers. With the move to October this year, last year’s winner Johnny Johnson believes the fishing will be better and shares his predictions for the event and gives a strategy to win this year’s Open.

  • Recreational Fishing Leaders Testify in U.S. Senate

    Recreational Fishing Leaders Testify in U.S. Senate

    The U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard held a robust hearing entitled "Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: Oversight of Fisheries Management Successes and Challenges." The Subcommittee heard from two panels of witnesses representing recreational, commercial and subsistence fishermen.

  • Updated Info for the October 2017 U.S. Open

    Updated Info for the October 2017 U.S. Open

    Here is an updated Itinerary for the October 2017 U.S. Open

  • ASA provides testimony during U.S. Senate field hearing on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization

    ASA provides testimony during U.S. Senate field hearing on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization

    The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) called on Congress to address the unique challenges of federal saltwater recreational fisheries management as it considers reauthorizing the nation’s primary law governing federal saltwater fisheries management.