Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

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 […]

Minister to Press Ahead with Bass Conservation Measures

New Fisheries Minister George Eustice has pleased anglers in his first communication to the Angling Trust with a confirmation that he intends to proceed with the hard fought for review of the bass minimum landing size (MLS) instigated by his predecessor Richard Benyon. Mr Eustice was responding to a call from Angling Trust campaign chief […]

Save our Saltwater Sportfish

Which are the UK sportfishes and what are we doing to ensure they have a future in these ever more crowded islands. Marting Salter voices his thoughts . . . Save our Saltwater Sportfish

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 […]