A Chough’s Eye View of Ireland

As I checked out a few of the bass and fishing related blogs the other day I spotted a link on the excellent Labrax Squad blog. This led me to a free set of electronic charts which has already led me to new discoveries. http://labraxsquad.tumblr.com/post/59276744182/navionics-free-webapp In the week since it came to my attention I […]

Big Boost for Bass?

Angling Trust secures support for bass conservation from Minister From Martin Salters Angling Trust Campaigns Blog: As you may have heard, just when I thought I’d escaped, the Angling Trust sent me back to the party political conferences. My job was to make the case for fishing and to take the political temperature on the issues […]

Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Martin Salter’s Angling Trust Campaigns Blog Taken from the above ‘Blog’ . . . . 17th November If anyone had told me a year ago that I’d be spending four days standing in the Irish Sea in November trying to catch bass in the frost I would called them mad. But you know what, when […]

Irish Minister says ‘No’ to Federation of Irish Fishermen.

The unique and exclusive continued use of bass in the Republic of Ireland as a highly valuable Recreational Sea Angling fishery resource has been confirmed by the Irish Fisheries Minister, Simon Coveney who has rejected a proposal by commercial fishing interests to open up commercial fishing for bass.   From the latest Marine Times: Minister Simon Coveney […]

Irish Bass stocks update

Your letters and emails needed now. Don’t let quality bass disappear, photo courtesy Tony Hooper, a regular visitor to Ireland Join Henry Gilbey, Matt Hayes, Paul Young, and others in the campaign to protect Irish bass Following on from our report of 9th February 2010 (see below) there has now been a re-shuffle of the […]