Apply to Join Your Local IFCA

Apply to Join Your Local IFCA

Apply to Join Your Local IFCA! The Deadline for applications has been extended to 11.55pm on Sunday 15th August 2021 In England, ten IFCAs (Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities) are responsible for managing sea fisheries resources from the coastline out to 6 nautical miles.  Each IFCA is

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The Bass Minimum Landing Size Debacle

The Bass Minimum Landing Size Debacle

No single topic related to bass management has created as much controversy as Minimum Landing Size (MLS) or Minimum Conservation Reference Size (MCRS) as it is now referred to. As long ago as 1973, Recreational sea anglers formed the Bass Angling Sportfishing Society (BASS)  to try and

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Science Group Update – Jan 2021

Science Group Update - Jan 2021

The Science Group is continually scanning the scientific horizon, looking for research papers and other information relating to bass biology, which may be of relevance to anglers.  We recently produced a paper “Methods of tracking bass” describing both traditional and more recent methods of following bass as

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Methods Of Tracking Bass

Methods Of Tracking Bass

Methods of tracking bass. The idea of following, or tracking, fish as they make their way around their unseen watery world has always held a fascination for anglers. This is not without significant challenges due to the dynamic nature of the ocean, the uncertain and invisible movement

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