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Consultation on fisheries management measures for Dorset, Hants and IOW

  The Southern inshore fisheries conservation authority (IFCA) is consulting on management measures in their area of Dorset Hampshire and IOW in January (see: http://www.southern-ifca.gov.uk/news ). This will help to shape the way the fishery is managed in the future. The Key objectives for consideration when reviewing

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The Timing IS Right!

In both comedy and fishing timing is everything (apparently). The same can also be said in political campaigning. Well this Wednesday (3rd December) there is a House of Commons debate on “Management of UK Sea Bass Stocks.” So the timing of todays independent report suggesting bass caught

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BASS Press Release.

This is the latest press release from BASS. If it generates the any desire within you to act to try and bring about improved and fair protection for our bass then please spread the word. Facebooking, tweeting or blogging it would be brilliant. Sending it on to politicians,

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EU consideration of how to reduce bass landings hits the national press

We seek to achieve a broad balance of subject matter on this blog. Of late however, we have been somewhat weighted towards bass politics and the campaign for restoration of our bass stocks. I make no apologies for this what so ever, as the coming weeks the

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Its easy to campaign for reduced bass landings.

  At the weekend I found myself next to the water, without fishing tackle but in possession of my audio recorder. I might not have been able to fish for bass but at least I could pass on what I learnt at the recent BASS meeting –

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