Reflections on USA

Well the dust has settled now on the recent trip by some BASS members to the USA to target Striped Bass (Stripers). There were around 3 separate UK groups from BASS that made the trip, all with a slightly different emphasis, be it large plugs for big

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The Journey

The Journey

  I’ve received a barrage of increasingly excited texts for my fellow blogger over the past few weeks as he prepared for his journey to Cape Cod. Some include pictures of his chosen lures, others featured a man resembling Si who had seemingly escaped his carers. Although

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Spring Run Bass

Some reports of impressive fish from BASS members recently. Some areas have been firing, whilst other areas are lagging behind. Some intrepid BASS anglers have their sights set a tad further afield though, with the annual pilgrimage to a very special migratory event. The Striped Bass (Stripers)

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Massachusetts pushes for gamefish status for Striped bass

All is evidently not well across ‘the pond’ . . . “Stripers Forever has an important article in the Boston Globe that begs for an immediate response from our concerned membership.  This is a simple opportunity for you to send a strong and clear message to our

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Lessons From America: Will Europe Save the Sea Bass?

“There can be few starker examples of good and bad management in our oceans at present, writes Charles Clover in The Huffington Posts’ BLOG, than the case of the American striped bass and its cousin, the European bass. If you want a case of a fish that serves as

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