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New Feed Shallow

Here on the BASS Blog, we tend to stay away from doing too many gear reviews. They get well covered elsewhere, and people get pretty animated about it all. However, the new Feed Shallow has to get a mention. The Tackle House Feed Shallow has become a

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Winter preparations

For most, the bass season is well and truly over, and we’re in the midst of the long painful wait for the new season to begin. Water temperatures will be around their lowest point now, and the good news is that the evenings are drawing out, and

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Campaign Progress Report: BASS meetings with DEFRA and the EU

Meetings and discussions both at an EU and UK level continue to take place to agree better ways to protect our bass. Yesterday at a meeting in Brussels with DG Mare (the Commission department responsible for the implementation of the Common Fisheries policy) BASS were represented by

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Claiming poor recruitment of bass alone does not explain recent stock decline

Over the past few years some have vocally claimed the reduction in bass stocks is a result of poor recruitment (i.e. low numbers of young fish) to the overall stock. Some I am sure genuinely believe this to be a truthful and complete explanation, others I suspect

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EU Soon To Discuss Further Bass Measures: Our Bass Need Your Urgent Help!

The European Union working party on Internal and External Fisheries Policy meets this Thursday (5th February). This is to discuss further measures to bring about the 80% cut in landings ICES stated were needed to prevent a collapse of the stock of our bass (some recent background can

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