Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

Consultation on fisheries management measures for Dorset, Hants and IOW

  The Southern inshore fisheries conservation authority (IFCA) is consulting on management measures in their area of Dorset Hampshire and IOW in January (see: ). This will help to shape the way the fishery is managed in the future. The Key objectives for consideration when reviewing management measures within the Southern IFCA include: •Management […]

We Can Do This!

Members of BASS have campaigned tirelessly for years for the restoration of bass stocks. Now we’re calling on anybody with an interest in bass fishing (either directly or indirectly) to join the fight. So is there any point or is this just a waste of time and effort? Well, let’s look at some of the […]

Bass on Kent & Essex IFCA agenda . . .

Bass are on the agenda at the Kent & Essex IFCA meeting on 4th September. One of the papers: Kent & Essex IFCA We read:   “Sea bass is a key fin fish species to commercial netters and trawlers as well as the angling community.” Wouldn’t it be more appropriate and factually correct to have read: “Sea bass is […]

Sea Angling 2012 – Further presentations to Anglers

Following on from our earlier post here: Sea Angling 2012 – Local presentations to anglers and IFCA’s The Angling Trust have reported that they will be holding meetings in Cornwall, Devon and Hampshire over the course of March in order for sea anglers to hear about the results of the Sea Angling 2012 project from […]

Sea Angling 2012 – Local presentations to anglers and IFCA’s

DEFRA are holding a series of meetings to present the findings of the Sea Angling 2012 survey. It is hoped that these will be attended by as many anglers as possible to show how important to us are these findings. David Mitchell of the Angling Trust writes: “The meetings we have arranged are as follows: […]