Conway tackles conservation in New Mexico

Being the guiding force for what probably is the largest volunteer-led habitat project on a public water is enough to keep two or three normal people busy.

But not New Mexico Conservation Director Earl Conway, who also serves as president of the state’s B.A.S.S. Nation (NMBN). Bringing back Elephant Butte, a once renowned bass fishery, and tracking progress with his Adapt-a-Cove Facebook page certainly are priorities. But they are not the singular focus of this father of four and member of the Albuquerque Hawg Hunters.

“Working with the Navajo tribe at Morgan Lake and the Cochiti tribe at Cochiti Lake also has been rewarding,” said the B.A.S.S. member since 1984. “There is still a lot to be done in that area, and I am working with the Southwest Tribal Fisheries Committee to find more opportunities.”

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