Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

Consultation on fisheries management measures for Dorset, Hants and IOW

  The Southern inshore fisheries conservation authority (IFCA) is consulting on management measures in their area of Dorset Hampshire and IOW in January (see: ). This will help to shape the way the fishery is managed in the future. The Key objectives for consideration when reviewing management measures within the Southern IFCA include: •Management […]

Bass on Southern IFCA Agenda . . . .

Next week the full committee of the Southern IFCA meet and will be discussing bass management, reports BASS member Nigel Horsman. Details of time and location of the meeting and the background papers (relating to bass) are attached. It would be fantastic if we had as many anglers as possible in the public gallery to […]

Southern IFCA . . .

The Southern IFCA is progressing it’s discussions regarding whether it ‘should’ increase the bass MLS. Though, as with any committee, these things are grindingly slow. It has recently been in touch with Graham Pickett (who has spent many years working on bass) and the relevant excerpt is below. Again we see (Environment Agency: Fish Monitoring […]

Southern IFCA consults on minimum landing sizes . . .

The Southern IFCA are currently reviewing their Byelaws (see below). As part of that process they have decided to run a series of public consultations on several Byelaws, INCLUDINGMINIMUM LANDING SIZES. The Byelaw Working Group minutes specifically mention mullet and skates and rays, but the consultation wants comments about all species. The notice from the […]


Should you be thinking of coming along to the meeting next Thursday (15th) please note THE VENUE HAS CHANGED. It is no longer in Poole but at: COLLITON CLUB COLLITON HOUSE DORCHESTER DT1 1XJ AT 14.30PM Sorry – not our doing Nigel Horsman