Cited from the Four Corners Bassmasters Chapter By-Laws
Article II: Purpose
To stimulate public awareness of Bass fishing as a major sport. To offer our state conservation department our organized
moral support and encouragement. To promote full adherence to all conservation codes and to demand adequate water standards
and legal enforcement of existing regulatory standards. To detect and report any polluter and call public and political attention
to his crime. To improve our skill as Bass Anlgers through a fellowship of friendly exchange of expert Bass catching, techniques
and ideas, and to promote and encourage youth fishing and a love for this great recreation. To function as a dynamic
and effective link with other chapters embracing the principles and purpose of this membership through affiliation with B.A.S.S.
National Federation (B.A.S.S.) and New Mexico B.A.S.S. Chapter Federation (NMBF).
This chapter shall be nonpartisan, nonsectional and nonsectarian. It shall not by resolution or otherwise be committed
to the support or endorsement of any candidate for public office.
This chapter shall not be discriminatory. It shall not by resolution or action discriminate on the basis of race,
creed, sex, or age.
This chapter shall not have a monetary profit as an objective. The fund-raising activities shall be for the purpose
of financing the official functions of the chapter and payment of the expenses of those official functions and activities
and the promotion of such as is deemed necessary to promote the purpose of the chapter.