Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

National Angling Survey – results published

Earlier in the year, the Environment Agency Fisheries working with the Angling Trust, invited anglers to take part in the National Angling Survey. Over 29,000 anglers and 780 angling organisations replied, making this one of the biggest ever surveys of anglers. As well as giving us views on various issues affecting angling, those who participated have also helped with the […]

Sussex Coastal Habitats Inshore Pilot Project

Sussex Wildlife Trust and Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) are working together on a project with the Environment Agency, to help improve the health of the Adur and Ouse coastal water body. This stretches from Selsey in the west to Beachy Head in the east and out to 1 nautical mile. The SCHIP […]

Pressure on juvenile bass and spawning success . . .

BASS believes that the 2011 Environment Agency’s ‘Fish Monitoring in Solent & South Downs, 2011’ report (see below) provides further evidence of the poor recruitment of bass in the Solent due to the recent cold winters (high mortality of young bass) plus poor spawning in cooler summers. It is fair to assume that the same […]