Conservation

Do you go bass angling in Ireland?

Please help to protect the Irish bass stocks Irish bass caught in an Irish net, photo courtesy Allan Hughes If you visit Ireland to fish for bass you need to know that your future fishing is in danger. The Federation of Irish Fishermen (a commercial fishing organisation)

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European Bass Stocks Under Threat

Decline Alarms Anglers UK anglers will soon start to see a disastrous decline in both the number and size of bass available in the important and valuable Recreational Fishery. That is the conclusion from studies that show an alarming reduction in the number of juvenile fish coming

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Anglers Attack Brussels

‘Junk this ridiculous proposal’ says BASS After years of urging the EU to adopt sensible conservation measures and being ignored, UK anglers are turning on Brussels in anger at ridiculous proposals to bureaucratise their sport and to criminalise anglers who fail to tell them what they have

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Bass stocks are collapsing

Recent scientific evidence shows that UK bass stocks are collapsing. BASS demands urgent government action John Leballeur, Chairman of the BASS Restoration Project team has stated that in over 20 years of bass sampling, he has never seen a period when the numbers of young bass have

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