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2016 Proposals On Bass Landings Are About To Be Announced: Prepare To Have Your Say.

This week, the European Union publishes its proposed measures to manage our bass stocks in 2016. Prior to the 2014 meeting of fishery ministers, many of us in northern Europe campaigning for our bass emailed the decision makers demanding effective management changes be implemented. The feedback was,

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For Commercial Bass Fishing Line Caught is Best Value.

A report by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) examining the economic, social and environmental “best value” of different methods of commercial bass fishing has just been published. It concludes that compared to trawling and fixed & drift nets, bass fishing with hook and line provides both the

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The campaign for our bass: much achieved but far more needed

In the past 12 months we have achieved more meaningful protection measures for our bass than in all the previous 15 years combined. It’s a great start, yet the measures introduced to date are nowhere near enough to halt the decline in the bass stocks. Saveourseabass (See

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A remarkable sight ….

Continuing the theme of the good-fortune enjoyed by the members of the BASS Blogging team, this time it’s Matt on the receiving end … In January Matt made an audio blog of Julian catching a fair few good bass including a whopper of 12 pounds. Well on

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“Whatever the problem fishing is the solution.”

It was the eve of my 50th birthday. The morning had taken me far from home and I was now travelling to a regular fishing haunt via an unfamiliar route. Racing to my destination the southern English landscape constantly changed, as geography, light and weather rapidly varied.

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