Donovan Kelley 1918 – 2008

By Malcolm Brindle When I was a boy in the 1950’s I read the Fishing Gazette in the local library. An article written by Donovan Kelley about bass fishing caught my eye. It ignited a pilot light that has never diminished. Many years later I noticed in

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Bass Ice Tragedy

‘We could lose and entire year group’ says BASS. “A cruel trick of nature threatens the first positive signs of a recovery in the recruitment of bass stocks” says John Leballeur, Chairman of the Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society’s Bass Restoration team. “Following three disastrous years when bass

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BASS Tells Minister to Beef Up for 2012

Don’t Lose this Chance says BASS. BASS are urging the Fisheries Minister, Jonathan Shaw, to adopt a strong position ahead of the review of the Common Fisheries Policy by 2012. BASS are demanding that UK national and regional legislation created for the protection of our close-inshore fisheries

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The Fisheries Challenge Fund Project

The view from Bob Cox and TSF> We reproduce below, an article which appeared in the most recent issue of Total Sea Fishing Magazine (a David Hall Publication). The article provides an update on the first Fisheries Challenge Fund project to directly involve anglers. BASS is not

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Bass and B.A.S.S.

The book of the Society: ‘Bass and B.A.S.S.’ A superb selection of articles and letters from the B.A.S.S. magazine over the years, with some new material specially written.Designed, edited and published by Geoff Gonella in conjunction with Peter Macconnell and John Morgan. Bound in hardback with dust

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