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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Total Sea Fishing backs RSA

In the November issue of ‘Total Sea Fishing’ magazine, the editor, Darren Taylor, expresses his disgust over the paltry increase of the minimum landing size (MLS) for bass from 36cm to 40cm, which is due to take effect in April 2007. The editor invites ALL recreational sea

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NFSA press release

New company will promote sea angling The National Federation of Sea Anglers (NFSA) is to streamline its management and decision-making process by becoming a limited company Subject to legal consents it will become the National Federation of Sea Anglers Limited from January 1 next, with a board

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