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Watching our neighbours

For UK Bass anglers, it’s not always been easy to have visibility on the quality of fishing, or the angling activities of our neighbours around Europe. There’s been an increasing awareness of the Irish scene over recent years due to the good work done by the Irish

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How bad does it have to get . . .

before the powers that be pull their heads out of the sand and act . . .   Latest bass advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea     Fishing Mortality is increasing Total biomass was 32% lower than in the previous three years.

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Recreational angling sector generates €500m annually

THE recreational angling sector is generating direct revenues in excess of €500m a year. Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Pat Rabbitte revealed the figure in a written reply to a Dáil question. He said the vast majority of the revenue is retained in the localised communities

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What are they feeding on ?

How aware are you as an angler of the food-sources your bass are feeding on ? It’s an important consideration that’s often overlooked. What’s going on locally ? Is there a crab-peel (if so, which crabs ?), are there Sandeels in attendance, or Sprats ? Are you

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Summer Solstice Bass

Arrangements were made for a 6-45pm meet with Phil ‘The Fly’ at location Y. My pager going off alerting me for a fire call at 5-00pm & another one at 6-25pm had delayed me somewhat. So an hour later than agreed I parked up at the car

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