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  • FishSmart - Rockfish Recompression This new video helps explain how to recompress these fish, which means releasing them at the depth that they were originally caught. Read More
  • Enter Your Conservation Project For Recognition our club or chapter could be the winner of a 2011 Outstanding Conservation Award presented by the Berkley Conservation Institute and B.A.S.S. in honor of the best B.A.S.S. Federation Nation conservation and angler recruitment and retention projects conducted in 2010. Read More
  • 2012 Berkley Recruitment / Retention Awards Announced - Ontario Winner of the 2012 Berkley Conservation award was the Aurora Bassmasters, Ontario, Canada B.A.S.S. Nation. Their approach was multi-faceted and included projects such as the Scanlon Creek Adopt A Stream, Queensville Adopt A Road, Lake Simcoe Wild Rice Restoration, line recycling, VHS and bass tagging research. Read More
  • South Atlantic Bottomfish Management Issue Saltwater anglers have been very concerned about the potential for large fisheries closures in the South Atlantic to protect and rebuild red snapper. This paper summarizes some of the issues related to fishing for snapper/grouper in this region and offers sources for more information. Read More
  • BCI Honors New York's Salt City Bassmasters The Berkley Conservation Institute (BCI) awarded the Salt City Bassmasters from the New York B.A.S.S. Federation Nation the annual Berkley Angler Recruitment/Retention Award. Read More
  • Worth Fighting For! The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Parntership and Berkley Conservation Institute have joined forces to protect the abundant fish and wildlife resources in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Read More
  • Gulf Oil Spill Impacts on Fish and Fishing Anglers and the fishing industry have been concerned about the large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused by the blowout of British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon well last summer. Read More
  • BCI Conservation Agenda 2011-12 The Berkley Conservation Institute (BCI) is part of Pure Fishing, which is part of Jarden Corporation. BCI was developed to support conservation and angler recruitment efforts. We cooperate with fishing groups, conservation organizations, customers and other industry partners to protect our fishable waters. Read More