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Fishing focus – issue 5

Defra & Marine Fisheries Agency (MFA) newsletter On 25 January 2007, the fifth issue of the Marine and Fisheries newsletter, Fishing Focus, was published. A copy can be downloaded as pdf file (763KB) from the Defra web site.The newsletter is a joint publication from Defra and the

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Irish bass

The first public meeting of the Irish Bass Protection and Awareness Group will be held on Saturday 27th January 2007 in the Stillorgan Park Hotel in Dublin. The meeting will begin between 12.30pm and 1.00pm. Please email – info (at) irishbass (dot) org – to register your

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NFSA press release

New bass rule will benefit all fishermen Commercial fishermen and recreational sea anglers will all benefit equally from the new landing size for bass from next April, Ben Bradshaw the fisheries minister told parliament last evening (Thursday). Defending the new 40 cms minimum size he said that

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BASS magazine 119

The next issue of the BASS magazine, No. 119, is due to be distributed to all BASS members soon. Just to whet your appetite, in addition to the editorial, reports from the various BASS officials and the ‘Backlash’ (letters) column, here is a list of some of

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First C & R trophy awarded

[photo – Gary Austin of Poole Bay Small Boat Club, winner of the first BASS C & R trophy] Congratulations to Gary Austin, winner of the first BASS sponsored ‘Catch & Release’ award trophy. Many thanks to all at Poole Bay Small Boat Angling Club for allowing

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