2020 Fishing Opportunities Decision

2020 Fishing Opportunities Decision

Dear Sea Angler/Conservationist Thank you very much if you responded to our call to ask our Fisheries Minister to increase the bass bag limit and give sea anglers back the share of the total catch they had before the restrictions started in 2015. Save Our Sea Bass

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EU’ve Got to be Kidding?!

EU've Got to be Kidding?!

We have just heard that the EU Commission has released its 2020 bass fishing opportunities proposal: a roll-over of the 2019 rules. So the EU Commission has completely ignored sea anglers legitimately asking to be given back their fair share of the catch in 2020.  We estimate

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A Fair Deal for Bass Anglers

A Fair Deal for Bass Anglers

Why did the sea bass stock crash?  Was it because of sea anglers?  No it was because the EU fishery ministers allowed commercial bass fishing pressure to grow to unsustainable levels; allowed pair trawlers and drift netters to target spawning bass aggregations; and allowed fixed netters to

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