Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

Shocking Point

Julian Fox and myself have recently returned from a brief trip to Ireland. This audio blog describes one short low water session where we sneaked around shallow, rocky kelp covered ground flicking lures.

Ireland – New Management Measures for Bass

An announcement from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) details national policies for the management of trout, pike and bass. The IFI is the state agency responsible for the protection conservation, management and promotion of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling resources: Press Release The IFI chairman, Mr Brendan O’Mahony, commented, “These policies are the first national species […]

Why the Hell can’t we have action on Bass?

Says Martin Salter in his recent Angling Trust ‘blog’ . . . . “I love catching bass on lures. They are a great surface predator that hits hard and they are the nearest thing we’ve got in the UK to some of the warm water sportsfish that I have been lucky enough to tangle with in […]

Ireland – Programme continues for preservation of sea bass stocks

Reports Derek Evans in The Irish Times Conservation of bass ( Dicentrarchus labrax ) stocks continues to remain intact which is aimed at preserving stocks in Irish coastal waters. I was there in October 1987 when the then Minister for Marine, Brendan Daly, proposed a suite of tough measures to conserve bass stocks, which had […]

Bass Tagging Project in Cork Harbour

The ESB Sea Bass Tagging Project is a collaborative research project taking place in Cork Harbour over the next two years. The project’s main objective is to tag 60 sea bass with acoustic transmitters so that researchers can acoustically track their movements through the harbour. Read more here: ESB Sea Bass Tagging Project in Cork […]