Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

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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 […]

Cefas Solent Bass Survey 2013

The results of last months Solent Young Bass survey are now out and make grim reading! You can view the full .PDF here: Cefas Solent Bass Survey 2013 Average catch rates of bass were 0.41/minute towing in the harbours and 0.26/minute outside (0.34/minute overall). This overall value is well below the mean for the autumn […]

Solent Bass Surveys . . .

Cefas commented: The updated Solent bass series is attached. The 2011 survey takes the year class index only as far as 2009 as the youngest age class we use is 2-year-olds. As there was no survey in 2010, the indices for the 2008 and 2009 year classes are based on only one annual survey and only one age class […]