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Food for thought

    It’s good to know about the various ways people get involved in trying to secure a future for our wild bass stocks, and the lengths they go to, with petitions and emailing being the core work of the many. So it was food for thought

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2016: A ban on all bass landings from January to June, but a 1 bag limit for anglers

  The recommendation by the EU for bass landings in 2016 have been announced today (http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-6016_en.htm?subweb=343&lang=en ). In the Northern European area (containing the UK Ireland and Northern France) the proposal stated landings should be reduced from an estimated 2656 tonnes landed this year to 1449 tonnes

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2016 Proposals On Bass Landings Are About To Be Announced: Prepare To Have Your Say.

This week, the European Union publishes its proposed measures to manage our bass stocks in 2016. Prior to the 2014 meeting of fishery ministers, many of us in northern Europe campaigning for our bass emailed the decision makers demanding effective management changes be implemented. The feedback was,

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For Commercial Bass Fishing Line Caught is Best Value.

A report by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) examining the economic, social and environmental “best value” of different methods of commercial bass fishing has just been published. It concludes that compared to trawling and fixed & drift nets, bass fishing with hook and line provides both the

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Your Action will save our Bass

In the coming weeks the EU commission will make a decision on the Bass stock situation for 2016. This means we really do need to take action immediately in order to have some influence. By emailing the decision makers it will help increase the pressure. Remember, you

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