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Strange Events in Cornwall

Taken from the August 2011 Newsletter of the National Mullet Club. Last month news broke of a potentially dire situation concerning protection of Cornish estuaries from setting of fixed nets. Briefly, prior to 1st January 2011, Section 6 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 prohibited

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MSC Fisheries Assessment Update – Bristol Channel Sea Bass Trawl Fishery

Final Report Released Following a 30-day period of comment on the Draft Report for the Bristol Channel Sea Bass Trawl Fishery, Moody Marine Ltd. has met to consider the report of the assessment team, the report of the Peer Review panel and all stakeholder comments. The Determination

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2011 CLA Gamefair

BASS attended the CLA game fair over the weekend (22/23/24 of July) at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Many thanks to those members who gave up their free time to help on our stand over those days. Your efforts were very much appreciated: my thanks to Jo Calver, Alan

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Gower Lure Festival

A total of 31 recreational sea anglers turned out on Sunday 31st July to support SWWASAC’s Gower Lure Festival. While the competition was a total success, in terms of fish caught it was very poor. Excellent support was provided from main sponsors Mainwaring’s of Sketty and Dave Bennett of

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Sudden and Tragic Death of John Leballeur

It is with great shock and sadness we report that John Leballeur, the leading campaigner for bass conservation and restoration, died suddenly last Saturday 10th April 2010. He was 60 years old. John worked tirelessly in the campaign to protect and restore bass stocks. John had been

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