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Time to get rid of the Bass Nets

Time to get rid of the Bass Nets

Time to get rid of the Bass Nets Fishing Opportunities 2017 Bass Briefing – November 2016 Executive Summary Bass stocks are in deep trouble due to commercial overfishing and the failure to follow scientific advice on the need for effective conservation measures. The Angling Trust and B.A.S.S.

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Angling Trust And BASS Statement On ICES Advice On Bass For 2017

Angling Trust And BASS Statement On ICES Advice On Bass For 2017

The ICES advice for 2017 reveals a severe situation and a moratorium on commercial bass landings is now essential to allow bass stock recovery. Recreational angling bodies are not in the least surprised that ICES is now recommending a total moratorium on all bass landings in 2017.

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Angling Groups Tell Minsters To Ban Bass Netting Or Risk A Total Stock Collapse

Angling Groups Tell Minsters To Ban Bass Netting Or Risk A Total Stock Collapse

The latest report from fisheries scientists has revealed that stocks of seabass around the UK and North European coast are now below the critical level at which recovery can be guaranteed. Advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) for 2017 says: “ICES

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