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Fight for angling in Devon

BASS have been campaigning for wider recognition of the value of recreational sea angling, particularly to coastal communities. Our view is that if the true economic value of sea angling were fully recognised, especially as a tourism generator, then our chances of achieving greater protection for bass

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Remembering Kevin Linnane

Kevin Linnane. one of my oldest friends, a great angler and a great fighter in the cause of bass conservation, died, just before Christmas, of a heart attack. The expression, ‘a happy release’ is an overworked one, but in Kevin’s case it’s fully justified. Two years ago

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Mr Struan Stevenson MEP

We are very pleased to have received the following Press Statement from Mr Struan Stevenson MEP, Conservative Member for Scotland and Chairman of the Fisheries Committee in the European Parliament. The Press Statement is in response to all the letters that he has received from anglers, as

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BASS and history of Conservation

BASS has always given priority to conservation since its foundation in 1973. Many of the early activities are, however, becoming lost in the mists of time. In an effort to redress this, we include a brief history, mostly compiled from old BASS magazines. In the very first

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CFP Review

The European Union are currently carrying out a public consultation on the Common Fisheries Policy, probably the most important legislation affecting our sea fish stocks. We are encouraging all anglers to make a response at this time, and have provided the following suggestions For many years sea

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