Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

Second batch of sea birds caught in nets

Western Morning News . . . this is Cornwall   Police are investigating the death of hundreds of sea birds which drowned after becoming entangled in fishing nets. Conservationists say they are “saddened and extremely concerned” by the incident, off the coast of St Ives – the second incidence in a week. ​ St Ives […]

Bird deaths prevent netting of fish in St Ives Bay

BBC News – cornwall The deaths of more than 100 sea birds has triggered the first use of a by-law temporarily preventing fisherman from netting fish in a Cornish bay. Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (CIFCA) said the area around St Ives Bay would be closed between 5-26 January. CIFCA said the regulation was […]