Saveourseabass.org: A New bass Campaigning Site Needs Your Help!
BASS has a new offshoot web site! http://www.saveourseabass.org As the “save our sea bass” title suggests it is focused purely on campaigning. It aims to encourage and enable people to get their voices heard in the right places and say the things most needed to help save our bass. It will get our message more […]
Campaign Progress Report: BASS meetings with DEFRA and the EU
Meetings and discussions both at an EU and UK level continue to take place to agree better ways to protect our bass. Yesterday at a meeting in Brussels with DG Mare (the Commission department responsible for the implementation of the Common Fisheries policy) BASS were represented by David Curtis and Malcolm Gilbert. The early feedback […]
The View of BASS: Keep Pushing for Our Bass and Our Sport
On Monday 26th January the EU made its ground breaking announcement, imposing emergency measures on pair trawling for bass. There have since been further indications at EU and UK levels to support previous statements that this (temporary) measure is just the first move. Further (as yet unclear) measures it seems will follow to reduce the […]
Together we did it!
BASS was founded in 1973 in response to concerns about stocks to campaign for our bass. Over the years a relatively small number of driven individuals have made huge personal efforts to try and achieve better protection for these fish while the rest of us have backed them up by many means including through […]
A Great Day For Our Bass!
You may well have already heard the fantastic news about the implementation of Emergency measures banning midwater trawling for spawning aggregation of bass in the areas they shoal up in prior to breeding (see here: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/mare/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=20186&lang=en ) This is the response of Nigel Horsman, the man who has led the the BASS campaign: “This is […]