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David Miller print . . . .

David Miller is an angler, diver and bird-watcher, and specialises in paintings of game, sea and coarse fish underwater. His images have been used on the credit card angling rod licence (including the current one), the Environment Agency’s advertising campaigns, the cover of BASS and B.A.S.S. and

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Southern IFCA . . .

The Southern IFCA is progressing it’s discussions regarding whether it ‘should’ increase the bass MLS. Though, as with any committee, these things are grindingly slow. It has recently been in touch with Graham Pickett (who has spent many years working on bass) and the relevant excerpt is

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For whose benefit should the Government manage our marine fish stocks? Part II

Click on the image below to be taken to the full article by Malcolm Gilbert.

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Pressure on juvenile bass and spawning success . . .

BASS believes that the 2011 Environment Agency’s ‘Fish Monitoring in Solent & South Downs, 2011’ report (see below) provides further evidence of the poor recruitment of bass in the Solent due to the recent cold winters (high mortality of young bass) plus poor spawning in cooler summers.

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Clive Gammon

It is with sadness that we report that Clive Gammon has passed away at the age of 83. Clive was a founder member of BASS (and its first Chairman). A highly respected angler and writer Clive was perhaps best known, certainly by anglers, for his books. Over

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