News

The 'Golden Mile'

[We thank the Sea Anglers’ Conservation Network for allowing us to publish this article, which recently appeared on their web site.] Around our coast, near to shore, is an area that should be naturally rich in marine life, fuelling the food chain and biodiversity of areas much

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Supermarket leads the way

[On 31 July 2006, IntraFish, a global newspaper, which reports on the world-wide commercial fishing industry, published an article, titled, ‘Auchan adopts sustainable sourcing measures’ by John Evans. The article confirms French supermarket chain, Auchan’s policy changes, which if they keep their word, should reduce the supply

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Fishing focus -issue 3

Defra & Marine Fisheries Agency (MFA) newsletter On 27 July 2006, the third issue of the Marine and Fisheries newsletter, Fishing Focus, was published. The newsletter is a joint publication from Defra and the Marine Fisheries Agency (MFA) and aims to improve communications with stakeholders. Defra made

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BASS members notice

members forum Further to our notice dated 3 June, all BASS members, whose email address we have, have now been registered as BASS forum members. Over the next week, each registered member will be contacted, and provided with their forum access details.

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NFSA press release

Growth in sea angling is the future for the fishing industry A plan for the growth of recreational sea angling has been laid out by Richard Ferré, the new chairman of the National Federation of Sea Anglers (NFSA). “Sea angling is a growth area just waiting to

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