Backcountry Hunters & Anglers cannot support the tactics and objectives of the militants in Oregon & we regret the loss of life associated with the arrests…
Prime public lands big-game habitat in Montana will remain open and accessible to hunters and other recreationists following a Bureau of Land Management decision not to pursue a…..
Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers recently appointed Craig Grother as their Central West Slope Regional Director.
A coalition of sportsmen’s groups and businesses is presenting a new approach for gaining hunter and angler support for national monuments proposed under the Antiquities Act.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers today commended a Senate committee’s vote to advance a comprehensive package of sportsman and conservation focused bills, S. 659, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of…..
The sportsmen’s group Backcountry Hunters & Anglers urged cool, patient heads to prevail in the extremists’ occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, valuable public lands fish and…
Currently, in Colorado, only about 20 percent of State Lands are open to public use (access paid entirely by sportsmen through hunting license and gun sales), while the other 80 percent are…..
An omnibus budget deal released by Congress early this morning increases agency funding and includes a measure that reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund – but for only three years.
A three-part giveaway hosted on social media offers entrants the chance to win great outdoor gear.
This morning, a Senate committee voted to advance a comprehensive package of sportsman and conservation focused bills, S.556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, an action roundly praised…..
The fate of one of the nation’s oldest, most effective conservation programs was deliberated this morning by the U.S. House of Representatives, where heavily criticized legislation has been…..
Legislation introduced this morning would dismantle the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a keystone federal program that has enabled conservation and enhanced public access to millions of…..
MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading pack company with multiple product lines focused on function, comfort, quality and durability, is pleased to announce its newfound conversation connection with…..
Rachel Vandevoort has joined the national board of directors of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, bringing marketing expertise and deep-rooted industry relationships to the leadership of the…..
With expiration of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund only hours away, American sportsmen are converging on Capitol Hill to urge members of Congress to prioritize reauthorization of…..
Sportsmen will be able to access a wealth of new hunting and fishing opportunities on national wildlife refuges across the country as a result of actions undertaken by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…..
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers commended the Interior Department’s issuance today of a “not warranted” listing decision for the greater sage-grouse, calling the federal ruling “a product of…..
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is celebrating new successes in advancing fair chase hunting following recent decisions in Minnesota and New York to ban the use of drones while hunting and scouting.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers President and CEO Land Tawney has been appointed to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council, a committee charged with advising the federal government…..
A diverse group of constituents, including sportsmen, today applauded Sen. Michael Bennet’s intention to introduce legislation to safeguard areas of Colorado’s Continental Divide.
Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers recently added Mikkel Hylden to their rapidly growing Habitat Watchmen team.
The designation of thousands of acres of rugged Nevada and California landscapes as national monuments will help maintain and enhance healthy populations of a range of fish and wildlife and…..
Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers recently promoted two in their ranks, Bob Shettel and Dan Parkinson,…
A spending plan for the Interior Department and related agencies for fiscal year 2016 was advanced by the Senate Appropriations Committee this week, but the future of the bill – and consequently…..
The federal appropriations process currently underway in both houses of Congress includes numerous provisions that sportsmen – and other citizens who value healthy fish and wildlife habitat…..
A decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand hunting and angling opportunities on 21 national wildlife refuges across the country drew praise from Backcountry Hunters & Anglers…..
A donation by Backcountry Hunters & Anglers to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s popular “Access Yes” program will expand the acreage open to access for sportsmen who hunt and fish in the…..
The Colorado chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers recognized two members, Bill Sustrich & Paul Vertrees, for their sustained contributions to protecting big game habitat…
A highly anticipated rule that would enhance critical fish and wildlife habitat, improve the nation’s supply of drinking water and restore clarity to the federal Clean Water Act was finalized this…
Senate legislation that would establish two wilderness areas on federal lands in New Mexico would secure critical fish and game habitat and benefit sportsmen and the region’s economy, said…..
Following today’s release by Gov. John Hickenlooper of an “executive order” outlining sage-grouse management in Colorado, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers reiterated calls for “strong and…………….
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is pleased to announce a new collaboration with renowned outdoor gear manufacturer and longtime BHA corporate partner Seek Outside…………
Sportsmen are commending Montana’s Rep. Ryan Zinke, who yesterday afternoon cast a vote in opposition of a joint congressional budget resolution that includes a provision facilitating the sale or…..
As House members met today to vote on a massive defense spending package, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers roundly condemned a rider in the bill that would block activities aimed at conserving………..
The latest in an increasingly aggressive series of attacks against a federal rule that would improve fisheries and waterfowl habitat and enhance recreational opportunities for sportsmen was launched..
As members of the U.S. House of Representatives met this morning to weigh the merits of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers stressed the fund’s importance……
A landmark rule that would restore clarity to the federal Clean Water Act, safeguarding key U.S. waterways and wetlands and the fish and wildlife that depend on them, is under assault by members of…
A sportsmen-led campaign to uphold fair chase hunting in Wyoming is gaining momentum with the Wyoming Game & Fish Department’s recent decision to consider a new rule outlawing the use of drones or….
Following a flurry of votes during last night’s budget deliberations in the U.S. Senate, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers sharply criticized the passage of a measure that would enable the sale or……..
A proposed amendment to the draft Senate budget for Fiscal Year 2016 would prohibit the sale of federal public lands to reduce the deficit and is drawing both bipartisan support within the Senate…..