Bass Regulations

Bass fishing guidance 2018

1. Recreational bass fishing

Updated 1 October 2018

For recreational fishers, from 1 October to 31 December 2018, not more than one specimen of European seabass may be retained and landed per fisherman per day. Any additional bass caught during 2018 must be returned immediately. This applies if you are fishing from a boat or from the shore.

Please note: for recreational bass fishing this also applies to ICES area VIa and not just IVb, IVc, VIIa-k.

Marine Management Organisation (MMO) advice and guidance on recreational and commercial bass fishing for 2018.

Bass Regulation 2018

Bass Fishing Guidance 2018

Map – Recreational Bass Fishing Restrictions 2018

Map – Commercial Bass Fishing Restrictions 2018