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The stealth tax that says to hell with North Sea cod stocks . . .

Through the government body Seafish, the public is paying lobbyists to torpedo a campaign to protect the natural world, writes George Monbiot in his Blog for The Guardian. “It’s a stealth tax about which the government has kept very quiet. When you hear the details, you will

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Five chances to win a bass book: one more chance to save our bass stocks.

Copies of the excellent book of articles written by BASS members about bass fishing titled Bass and B.A.S.S. should be available in the BASS shop relatively soon (http://www.ukbass.com/shop/). A few copies of this book have also been generously donated to The BASS Blog team. We feel using some

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Campaigners call for review of Guernsey Sea Fisheries

A campaign group has called for a full independent review of Guernsey’s Sea Fisheries department. It follows concern about a 40% decline in local bass stocks in 12 months. The Save Our Bass Group, which said it more than 2,000 supporters when it was formed in 2005, described protection

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Reel Tough

I went down the Van Staal route some time ago, basically because I wanted a reel that wasn’t going to let me down. Experience up to that point with the various fixed spool reels available (late ’80’s and through to the early ’00’s) had been disappointing, though

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He who dares !!

This is the business end of the season for bass anglers ! Some anglers have already cleaned their gear & put it away for the winter, and whilst that might be the right move in some of the Northern areas of the country (perhaps), as you head

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