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The Timing IS Right!

In both comedy and fishing timing is everything (apparently). The same can also be said in political campaigning. Well this Wednesday (3rd December) there is a House of Commons debate on “Management of UK Sea Bass Stocks.” So the timing of todays independent report suggesting bass caught

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BASS Press Release: Sea Bass – Don’t let the EU off the Hook

Information from the Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society (BASS) 11 November 2014 – For Immediate Release Sea Bass – Don’t Let the EU Off The Hook For years, the EU and Fisheries Ministers have succumbed to pressure from commercial fishing lobbyists and set catch limits far in excess

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Angling Trust – Media Release

Write to your MP to Save British Bass The Angling Trust has this week urged anglers to flood MPs’ offices with thousands of letters and emails pressing parliamentarians to raise the bass conservation issues with the Fisheries Ministers in both Westminster and the Welsh Assembly Government. A

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Petition for action to reducing bass landings

  A succession of poor spawning years and increased fishing pressure has led to a steep decline in the bass spawning stock. The seriousness of the situation has at last been recognised by EU Fisheries after their scientific advisory board this year stated there needs to be

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Anglers, here is where your taxes go . . . .

I wonder how many RSA (Recreational Sea Anglers) are aware that across Europe, the fisheries sector systematically milks EU tax payers to the tune of an astonishing 1 + billion euros annually. Those of us who live close to commercial fishing ports have witnessed a constant stream

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