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Fishing Ministers accused of ‘shameful conservation con trick’ over bass stocks

BASS and Angling Trust Statement Organisations representing Britain’s 800,000 sea anglers have reacted furiously to the news that EU Fisheries Ministers, including the UK’s George Eustice, have caved into pressure from commercial fishing interests and granted exemptions to the highly damaging bass gill net fishery. This sector,

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Catch & Release Bass Angling Threatened

[Urgent request SOS Bass team ] Many of you have already sent bass emails to the EU Fisheries Ministers and officials in the last month – well, we need you do it again and this time it is super-urgent since we need to get our voices heard

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Decision on 2016 Bass Regulations is Imminent: We Urgently Need to Make More Noise!

The proposed EU 2016 bass landing restrictions have impacted like a rock in an aquarium. Now as the waves settle out the reactions of different parties can be better judged. Many it seems appear confused, some are fighting, while others are seeking to exploit the situation. Our

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Response to EU Commission Sea Bass Proposals

Response to EU Commission Sea Bass Proposals

EU Commission Sea Bass Proposals Saveourseabass.org and B.A.S.S. response Summary We are campaigning for a range of measures to save the sea bass, which include: Cutting 2016 landings to 541 tonnes, as recommended by the scientists. Allocating fishing opportunities based on environmental and socio-economic criteria, as required

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2016: A ban on all bass landings from January to June, but a 1 bag limit for anglers

  The recommendation by the EU for bass landings in 2016 have been announced today (http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-6016_en.htm?subweb=343&lang=en ). In the Northern European area (containing the UK Ireland and Northern France) the proposal stated landings should be reduced from an estimated 2656 tonnes landed this year to 1449 tonnes

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