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‘Inter-generational amnesia’ or . . . ‘Shifting baselines’

‘Shifting baselines’ – ‘inter-generational amnesia’ – ‘eco-social anomie’ From the European Anglers Alliance: When the EAA is lobbying for more and bigger fish in our waters we often find our efforts stranded on the ground of ignorance about how things were in a not too far past,

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2013 Annual General Meeting . . .

The phrase ‘Annual General Meeting’ is one that I suspect generates a mental image of an extremely boring and stuffy meeting, and probably many are, but BASS has long recognised that to get members to come to our AGM we have to make it something that they

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Latest BASS column in Sea Angler . . .

Early in 2010, Mel Russ, the editor of Sea Angler spoke with Peter Macconnell (our then Chairman) and offered BASS the opportunity to have a column in his magazine. He was planning to have a section of Sea Angler devoted to all types of bass angling. The

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BASS Magazine 144 . . .

BASS Mag 144 dropped through members letterboxes last week and, to celebrate our 40th Anniversary, it was a bumper edition with full colour from cover to cover. As ever, there was a wide selection of articles: BASS Magazine Number One – 1974 Soft Plastics in Estuaries –

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Minister replies to AIFCA

Richard Benyon has replied to Dr Stephen Bolt (CEO of the Association of Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities). The original letter from Dr. Bolt can be read here: AIFCA letter . . . As with any response from a Government Minister there is nothing given away and lots of

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