FOR News.


January 25 2014: The New Mexico Wildlife federation features FOR's efforts to use recycled Christmas trees at Elephant Butte New Mexico.

Earl Conway of the New Mexico BASS Nation's efforts to restore habitat at Elephant Butte NM are highlighted in the latest Outdoor Report Article.


November 16 2014: FOR welcomes three new chapters to our family.

FOR is pleased to annouce three new chapters to our rolls. If you would like to learn more click the respected link below:


5th Annual Meeting Announcement, October 25-28, 2014 at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Athens, Texas

The Reservoir Partnership is pleased to announce its 5th Annual Meeting to be held at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, TX, 25-28 October 2014.
See the announcement for details.


August 5. 2014: FOR welcomes VA B.A.S.S. Nation to our Group affiliate family!

VA B.A.S.S. Nation is a grass-roots fishermen dedicated to the future of bass fishing and better conservation practices.
If you would like to learn more: Visit the website


July 23. 2014: FOR welcomes The Austin Fly Fishers in Austin TX, and the Friends of Lake Waco to our Chapters!

The Austin Fly Fishers is an Austin, Texas fly fishing club open to anyone interested in fly fishing. They are a non-profit organization concerned with conserving local waters and the wildlife that inhabit them.
If you would like to learn more: Visit the website


June 26. 2014: FOR welcomes International Federation of Fly Fishers to our Group Affiliates!

FOR would like to welcome The Federation of Fly Fishers to our list of Group Affiliates. The Federation of Fly Fishers is a 46 year old international non-profit organization dedicated to the betterment of the sport of fly fishing through Conservation, Restoration and Education. The Federation of Fly Fishers and its Councils are the only organized advocate for fly fishers on a regional, national and international level.
If you would like to learn more: Visit the website


June 18. 2014: FOR welcomes fishiding.com as one of our Silver Sponsors!

FOR would like to welcome fishiding.com to our list of sponsors. fishiding.com set out help fish and the environment while restoring lost fish habitat, and improving water quality though their artificial fish habitat products. By using scrap and unwanted vinyl, fishiding.com developed artificial fish structures that fish utilized within a couple of days after installation.
If you would like to learn more: Visit the website


Apr 18. 2014: FOR welcomes Lakeside City, TX to our chapters.

FOR would like to welcome Lakeside City, TX to our chapters. Lakeside City is located off State Highway 79 on the southern shores of Lake Wichita. The city was founded September 7, 1963.
If you would like to learn more: Visit the website


Apr 16. 2014: FOR welcomes West Virginia B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation to our Group Affiliates.

FOR would like to welcome West Virginia B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation. The B.A.S.S. Nation of West Virginia main goal is to stimulate public awareness of bass fishing as a major sport. To offer the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources our organized moral and political support and encouragement.
If you would like to learn more: Visit the website


Apr 11. 2014: FOR welcomes 5 new members and 2 new chapters!

    Members:
  • North Carolina B.A.S.S. Conservation
  • Illinois B.A.S.S. Conservation
  • Arizona B.A.S.S. Conservation
  • Idaho B.A.S.S. Conservation
    Chapters
  • Mineral Wells Bass Club
  • Kinkaid Lake Watershed Project, Inc


Feb 25. 2014: FOR welcomes the Seneca Nation of Indians and Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility!

FOR would like to welcome it latest members, the Seneca Nation of Indians. The Seneca Nation of Indians The Conservation Department was established in 1977 by SNI Council resolution for the creation of a department responsible for enforcement of SNI laws, ordinances and codes dealing with hunting, fishing, and conservation.

If you would like to learn more: Visit the website

How to inspect your boat for hitchhikers

B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Directors show how to inspect your boat for Aquatic Hitchhikers.


July 25. 2013: Terry Brown & Friends of Everbloom use side-scan sonar to enhance habitat work

Terry uses Humminbird Side Imaging to scan for underwater sea walls for a rip rap and bank erosion project for the Friends of Reservoirs in Bloomington, Ill. Side Imaging can be a valuable tool for more than just fishing but also knowing what is in your area will make you a better angler too.


June 2. 2013: FOR welcomes Tioga Bass Anglers!

FOR would like to welcome it latest member, the Tioga Bass Anglers. The Tioga Bass County Anglers was Organized January 1982. The club's goal is to promote Bass fishing, conservation efforts, and sportsmanship in the region.

If you would like to learn more: Visit the website

2013 "Waters to Watch" List Highlights Variety of Conservation Challenges

(Washington, DC) - The National Fish Habitat Partnership (www.fishhabitat.org) has unveiled its 10 "Waters to Watch" list for 2013, a collection of rivers, streams, estuaries, watershed systems and lakes that will benefit from strategic conservation efforts to protect, restore or enhance their current condition. Read more.


May 7. 2013: FOR welcomes five new members!

FOR would like to welcome its newest members: Hell's Gate Bass Club, Still Waters Bass Club, Piney Woods Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists, Lake Houston Sports and Recreation, and Oklahoma B.A.S.S. Nation Foundation.

If you would like to learn more about the organizations:


Mar 12. 2013: FOR welcomes its latest members!

FOR would like to welcome its newest members: Sierra Nevada Bass Club, and the Prairieland Anglers Association-Friends of Dawson Lake.

The Sierra Nevada Bass Club is open to anyone on an approved basis by the Membership (as a recreational, experienced, pro angler, and boater or non-boater). If you enjoy fishing, meeting new people, travel one weekend per month to nearby California, learning new techniques, assisting in the supervision of a tournament, and/or incidentally, Black Bass fishing, this might be the Bass Angling Club for you!: Sierra Nevada Bass Club

Prairieland Anglers Association helps its members enjoy fishing, promotes fishing in the community, and passes on fishing information by improving fish habitat, sharing of information, inviting guest speakers to meetings, and having fish outings. Prairieland Anglers Association - Friends of Dawson Lake Facebook page


Feb 20. 2013: FOR welcomes its new members!

FOR would like to welcome its newest members: WesternBass, and The Angler's Lodge.

WesternBass.Com is the nation's fastest growing fishing website, and for good reason. It's supported by the best anglers in the West. visit the website at : Westernbass.com

The Angler's lodge has a lot to offer you to better your fishing experience. The lodge has a hotel, boat parking, hook-ups, and a tackle shop. They also have the "Best burgers on the lake". visit the website at: theanglerslodge.com


Jan 14. 2013: Professional angler Alton Jones

Professional angler Alton Jones describes how joining Friends of Reservoirs, a national non-profit organization, can benefit local groups wishing to improve fishing and water quality in reservoirs in their area.

Dec 17. 2012: Boomerang Tool Company and Friends of Reservoirs Launch National Fishing Habitat Program

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA-Boomerang Tool Company and the Friends of Reservoirs (FOR) have entered into a strategic partnership to improve fishing across the nation. You can help protect and restore fish habitats in our nation's reservoir systems with the Friends of Reservoirs non-profit foundation with your purchase of a unique Boomerang SNIP that cleanly cuts mono and braided line quickly and easily. Equipped with an LED light for dusk and night duty and a handy retractable line, these snips are indispensable for any fisherman. The SNIP line cutters with LED Light that will benefit the Friends of Reservoirs non-profit foundation are available in blue or gray.
click here to purchase a tool