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“Protect our Rivers” License Plate Moves Forward in Colorado Senate

Thanks to strong bipartisan support in the 2013 legislature, the Colorado chapter of Trout Unlimited are renewing efforts to create the Protect Our Rivers license plate. ... Full story

Tennessee To Host First-Ever F.I.S.H. Tournament

National Fishing In Schools Program and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announce the first-ever NFSP F.I.S.H.* Tournament (*Fishing In Schools Happening). ... Full story

Maryland Sets Positive Precedent for Improving Fishing Access

Bill to improve recreational access along bridges and roads signed into law. Lack of access to fishable waters is commonly cited as one of the top concerns among anglers. ... Full story

Maine Legislature Sends Alewife Bill to Governor

AUGUSTA, Maine — Emergency legislation to open the St. Croix River watershed to sea-run alewives easily won passage in the Maine Senate and House. The bill, LD 72, now goes to Gov. Paul LePage, who has 10 days to sign, veto or let the bill become law. ... Full story

Jose Wejebe 'Spanish Fly' Memorial Foundation

The Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support causes involving marine conservation, education, and individuals with special needs. We will contribute to and participate in fundraising and humanitarian work through ocean and marine-life related activities. ... Full story

Doug Hannon “The Bass Professor” Dies at 66

Complications from recent neck surgery believed a factor claiming life of famed fishing tackle inventor, angling authority, author and long-time TV host Doug Hannon. ... Full story