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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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Bass Slaughter

We are losing our bass stocks A combination of unfolding circumstances is leading to the rapid destruction of the country’s inshore bass stocks and a loss of the valuable Recreational Sea Fishery, along with thousands of jobs in the Recreational Sea Fishing sector. Already under great pressure,

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BASS Challenges Minister’s Smokescreen

Minister’s Parliamentary answers duck the issue. BASS, the Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society, has rounded upon the answers given in Parliament by the Fisheries Minister, Jonathan Shaw, to Bill Wiggins the Conservative Shadow Fisheries Minister, seeking information about recent scientific evidence pointing to a recruitment failure in the

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Stop Eating the Babies

We should never eat a fish that has never had the chance to breed. With widespread and still growing public concern about over-fishing, and the terrible waste from fishery discards, most people would be horrified to realise that some fishermen are targeting the wild bass stocks before

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