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Call to Action in Tennessee – Corps of Engineers to Close Six Tennessee Tailwater Fisheries

January 9, 2013 Dear Friends, Some of the best fishing waters in Tennessee are about to be removed from public access. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently confirmed plans to ban boat access below several dams, including Old Hickory, Cheatham, J. Percy Priest, Cordell Hull, Center Hill, and Dale Hollow. District Commander Lt. Col. …

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Call to Action in Kentucky – Restricted Boat Access Below Dams

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) Position Statement Regarding Boat Restrictions at U.S. Corp of Engineers (USCOE) owned Dams KDFWR is opposed to the USCOE decision to unnecessarily restrict boat access below the dams. If you are as well, please contact your U.S. Senators and Representative now! Background: The US Army Corps of …

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Budget Law Will Freeze Sport Fish Restoration Fund

Unprecedented move will impact economy and fisheries conservation Alexandria, VA – September 24, 2012– On September 14, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its recommendations for budget cuts that include withholding parts of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, a move that would have a significant impact on fisheries conservation and …

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Big Shanty Bassmasters Complete Tree Cutting & Fish Habitat Project on Altoona

Date: May 5th 2012 Location: Lake Allatoona Project: Shoreline tree cutting and Fish Habitat project The Big Shanty Bassmasters along with members from Allatoonabass.com, an internet fishing forum, got together and worked on a project that Ray Bowen from Allatoonabass.com has spearheaded since its inception in 2007.

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