Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

Sussex Anglers Call for Better Black Bream Protection

The Angling Trust’s Sussex Marine Region has launched a campaign to recognise the importance of one of Sussex’s most iconic sea fish species – the black bream. Anglers travel from all over the country to Sussex in order to spend money fishing for this magnificent-looking, hard-fighting and delicious sea fish species. Yet despite its status […]

BASS Challenges Minister’s Smokescreen

Minister’s Parliamentary answers duck the issue. BASS, the Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society, has rounded upon the answers given in Parliament by the Fisheries Minister, Jonathan Shaw, to Bill Wiggins the Conservative Shadow Fisheries Minister, seeking information about recent scientific evidence pointing to a recruitment failure in the UK bass stock. In a statement issued in […]

Bass stocks are collapsing

Recent scientific evidence shows that UK bass stocks are collapsing. BASS demands urgent government action John Leballeur, Chairman of the BASS Restoration Project team has stated that in over 20 years of bass sampling, he has never seen a period when the numbers of young bass have been so low, for so long. Shocked by […]