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The power of your emails

  A Response from Maritime Affairs and Fisheries DG We would like to thank you and your fellow recreational anglers for the many e-mails the Commission has received over the past weeks regarding sea bass management. We would be grateful if you could post our reply to

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SOS Bass initiative

Fisheries Directors are meeting in Brussels at end of the month to discuss measures for 2016. With this in mind SOS Bass are pushing for Rod & Line and Hand Lines only. If you have previously sent emails or if you haven’t ever sent an email to

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Stop seiners killing bass

  French recreational sea bass anglers cry for help: support the petition against French seiners on our beautiful Aquitaine coast. Our goal is To Ban Fishing Gear, whoever they are, professional or amateur, out of the four hundred meters from the beach, all along the Aquitaine coast,

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The campaign for our bass: much achieved but far more needed

In the past 12 months we have achieved more meaningful protection measures for our bass than in all the previous 15 years combined. It’s a great start, yet the measures introduced to date are nowhere near enough to halt the decline in the bass stocks. Saveourseabass (See

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New restrictions on the size of Bass .

There are new restrictions on the size of bass that may be legally kept by anglers and commercial fisherman.  From 1 September 2015, if you catch bass under 42cm in size you must release them immediately. Please land bass carefully for the best survival on release. This

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