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Update: New bass landing restrictions, plus campaigning for our bass makes a difference.

Further regulations to limit total amount of bass per month that each commercial vessel can land were recently announced by the EU (see here). It also seems, that with your help, the commercial fishing sector have failed to get the proposed increase to a 42cm minimum conservation

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BASS Migration

  Somewhere over the Atlantic I search for some inspiration for the BASS Blog. It’s the time of year when various groups of UK anglers head across the Atlantic to chase the bigger American cousins of our European Bass. The migration is in full swing along the

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Reducing Bass Landings: Demand the Commercial Sector Contributes Too!

The commercial fishing sector is objecting to the setting of the Minimum Conservation Reference Size, (MCRS) for bass at 42cm. They wish to have it set initially at 40cm, at which length many of the bass will not even be mature, let alone have had the opportunity

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Saveourseabass.org: A New bass Campaigning Site Needs Your Help!

BASS has a new offshoot web site! http://www.saveourseabass.org As the “save our sea bass” title suggests it is focused purely on campaigning. It aims to encourage and enable people to get their voices heard in the right places and say the things most needed to help save

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New EU bass measures in danger of being watered down!

Like buses, you wait ages for one bass conservation measure and then two come at once! The big news this week is that, following close on the heels of the EU Commission’s proposal for Vessel Catch Limits, the EU Commission has issued a proposal to increase the

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