Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

Minister replies to AIFCA

Richard Benyon has replied to Dr Stephen Bolt (CEO of the Association of Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities). The original letter from Dr. Bolt can be read here: AIFCA letter . . .

As with any response from a Government Minister there is nothing given away and lots of ‘get out’ avenues: evaluate, sustainability, assess, EU implications.

However mealy mouthed you are it’s impossible to get away from a plain and simple fact:

“taking female bass out of a fishery before they have reached sexual maturity seems to make little sense.”

Really . . . !

Here is Richard Benyon’s reply: