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Eating an Elephant Faster – A Bass Campaigning Update.

Eating an Elephant Faster - A Bass Campaigning Update.

A year ago I interviewed Nigel Horsman and David Curtis at the BASS AGM and asked what we needed to do help get better protection for our bass. Nigel likened our huge task to eating an elephant but reminded us it was achievable if we approached it

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Making your lures more bass friendly

Making your lures more bass friendly

  Switching to singles – making your lures more bass friendly. In light of the new regulations, recreational anglers now face a six month catch and release period for the first half of 2016. Whether you agree with this or not, it seems a logical time to

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Urgent: Ask your MP to Support This Weeks Parliamentary Debate on Bass Angling and New Regulations

The debate in the House of Commons on Thursday (11th Feb) relating to our bass is fast approaching. Since blogging on this last week the actual title of the debate has been clarified to reflect that it is all about the concerns of us anglers to the

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House of Commons Debate on Bass

Scott Mann, MP for North Cornwall and a keen recreational angler, has done a fantastic job in securing a three hour back-bench debate on bass in the House of Commons on Thursday 11 February to discuss the motion: “This House believes that the recent EU restrictions on

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Net Gains: Gross Injustice

Net Gains: Gross Injustice

  A year ago in a small Cornish harbour I watched a commercial fisherman sorting a catch of bass. Such was his bonanza that his gillnets appeared to be more flesh than monofilament. This windfall for the mostly part-time potters went on for weeks. The huge pre-spawning

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