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Happy Thanksgiving from GLA! And don't follow PETA's Turkey Guidelines...

Thursday, November 24, 2011

COLUMBUS, OH – In an effort to pull on the heart strings of Americans and cast a bad light on America’s agriculture industry, PETA has released its twisted details on turkeys and Thanksgiving just in time for the holiday season. Those PETA guidelines are illegal and ill-advised in many areas.  Read Full Story

Ohio now offers one- and three-day fishing licenses over the phone

Thursday, November 10, 2011

COLUMBUS, OH – Late fall walleye fishing on Lake Erie is heating up and anglers can now purchase one-day and three-day fishing licenses over the phone, thanks to the newly implemented license system by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife.  Read Full Story

Apply for Boating Safety and Clean Water Grassroots Grants

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Community groups, nonprofits and grassroots organizations wanting to keep local boaters safe and waterways clean are eligible for grants for up to $4,000 each from the BoatUS Foundation's Grassroots Grants Program.  A total of up to $50,000 is available this grant cycle, which requires applications to be in by January 4, 2012.   Read Full Story

Study evaluates how power plants impact Great Lakes water resources

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Great Lakes Commission recently completed a study on how power plants affect water resources and asks: “Can and should impacts on water sources used to generate electricity help drive future energy production policy in the Great Lakes basin?  Read Full Story

Toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie

Monday, November 07, 2011

Could Lake Erie be nearing the end of its rebirth? Declared “dead” in the 1960s, it has been an economic star for the Great Lakes region, offering some of the best walleye and smallmouth bass fishing in the world. But new worries about an old foe—phosphorus pollution—have managers concerned.  Read Full Story

AIM® Announces New President / CEO

Monday, October 31, 2011

PLYMOUTH, WI—AIM Pro Walleye Series™ has announced that Joe Baron (NPAA #220) has accepted the role of President/CEO with Anglers Insight Marketing, LLC. Joe will have overall Profit & Loss responsibility for AIM and will be focused on strengthening the assets of AIM to generate additional value and ROI to the marketing partners. Further emphasis will be placed on building AIM’s brand.  Read Full Story

NWF: Great Lakes Need Help

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

ANN ARBOR, MI – The National Wildlife Federation released a report it says documents new and massive ecosystem breakdowns in the Great Lakes caused by interactions between excessive fertilizer run-off from farms and invasive zebra and quagga mussels.   Read Full Story

New Fund ‘Anti-Anti’

Monday, October 24, 2011

COLUMBUS, OH – Anti-hunters and anti-anglers beware. The newly formed Sportsmen’s Issue Defense Fund (SIDF), developed by the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) is here to help protect the American outdoor heritage from groups such as the Humane Society of the United States, PETA, ASPCA, Center for Biological Diversity and many others. The SIDF was launched during a recent USSA board meeting in Columbus, Ohio.  Read Full Story

BoatUS Loses President Michelman

Thursday, October 20, 2011

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) announced the passing of president and publisher Nancy Michelman, who died this month after a year-long battle with cancer. A selfless leader with an infectious laugh and the gift of inspiring others to get together and do their best, Nancy's courageous fight was marked by her optimism and energy.  Read Full Story

Error Discovered, Fish Released

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Brooklyn Center, MN – The 2011 State-Fish Art (SFA) Art of Conservation stamp was released during the 13th annual SFA Expo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, Texas. The young artist honored was Justas Varpucanskis, a talented seventh grader from Illinois. Last week, Lake Minnetonka Stamp Club member, Dick Westerling, visited Wildlife Forever’s headquarters and asked, “Can you spot the error on this stamp?” Staff couldn’t.   Read Full Story

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