Conservation

Association of Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities letter . . .

The letter below was written by the CEO of the Association of IFCA’s on behalf of and with the agreement of all 10 IFCA’s. (i.e. it is not anyone’s personal opinion, CEO of the AIFCA or anyone else, rather an agreed joint view from the IFCA’s). We

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Harmonisation of Northern Ireland Bass Legislation

In 2010 new legislation was proposed in Northern Ireland to adopt the same protection measures for bass stocks as exist in the Republic of Ireland. This legislation is still in the pipe line. A loophole has arisen in the proposed legislation which effects the crucial ‘Prohibition of

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EU fishing quotas defy scientific advice . . .

Campaigners say agreement after two days of talks in Brussels allows for more fish to be caught than is sustainable. Extract from The Guardian Fishing fleets will be allowed to extract more fish from European waters than scientists advise is safe next year, after two days and nights

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Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Martin Salter’s Angling Trust Campaigns Blog Taken from the above ‘Blog’ . . . . 17th November If anyone had told me a year ago that I’d be spending four days standing in the Irish Sea in November trying to catch bass in the frost I would

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BASS Newsletter – Special Edition

BASS has always tried to keep as wide an audience as possible informed of what we are trying to achieve. The internet is a tremendous help in reaching out to anglers, but printed media is still needed. You can read our latest publication here: Special Newsletter –

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