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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Bass Fishing Regulations 2019

Bass Fishing Regulations 2019

Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society has received a reply from Maja Kirchner, Head of the EU Commission’s Fisheries Management for Northern European Waters, explaining the background to the outcome of negotiations for managing the sea bass stock in 2019. She makes it absolutely clear that George Eustice, with

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Bass dumping videos

Bass dumping videos

Current 2018 regulations for trawling or seine nets prohibits fishermen from targeting bass but they are allowed to land unavoidable by catch of bass up to 1% of their total daily catch.  At this time of year bass congregate in advance of spawning in areas that are

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