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A disgusted Welsh angler

[Welsh bass angler, John Morgan, has written Mr Carwyn Jones AM, Minister for Environment, Planning & Countryside, Welsh Assembly Government to express his disgust over the Minister’s recent decision concerning the bass MLS. A copy of Mr Morgan’s letter is reproduced below.] Mr Jones, It’s taken a

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BASS supports C & R

The Poole Bay Small Boat Angling Club (PBSBAC) is one of the largest and most professionally run angling clubs on the south coast of England. On 12 November 2006 they are hosting an open competition that is expected to attract over 60 private boats and close to

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NFSA press release

Fisheries managers are persuaded sea angling rivals commercial fishing One of the 12 sea fisheries committees in England and Wales has formally broken a 100-year-old tradition of managing inshore waters only for commercial fishing. It will now try to meet the needs of present-day anglers as well

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BASS writes to WAG

On 11 October 2006, Carwyn Jones, Minister for Environment, Planning and Countryside for the Welsh Assembly Government announced the results of the consultation into the proposal to increase the minimum landing size (mls) of bass, together with an appropriate increase in the commercial net mesh size. BASS

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Fishing focus – issue 4

Defra & Marine Fisheries Agency (MFA) newsletter On 26 October 2006, the fourth issue of the Marine and Fisheries newsletter, Fishing Focus, and the supplement, ‘Charting a new course – one year on’ were published. Both can be downloaded as pdf files from the Defra web site.The

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