Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

The s#!t has hit the fan . . . .

In October of 2012 ICES* reported to the EU Commission on its assessment of a number of fish stocks, including turbot and bass. The report confirmed the fears that many have shared – Fishing mortality on bass is increasing and the stock-spawning biomass (the breeding stock) is decreasing. However, when ICES recently presented the latest […]

Stop Eating the Babies

We should never eat a fish that has never had the chance to breed. With widespread and still growing public concern about over-fishing, and the terrible waste from fishery discards, most people would be horrified to realise that some fishermen are targeting the wild bass stocks before they have ever had a chance to spawn. […]