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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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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National Recreational Fishing Policy

Ok, got your attention. But sadly it’s not the UK which is recognising the true value of Recreational fishing. Yet again it is the USA, in the shape of the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries), which has decided to adopt a national recreational fishing policy.

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Mad & Stripey !

Around this time of year a 2nd wave of B.A.S.S. anglers prepare for an annual pilgrimage. It’s the ‘fall run’ (‘autumn run’ as we’d say on this side of the Atlantic) of the American Striped Bass, and it provides a magnetic draw for anglers who are obsessed

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Economic Power of Recreational Angling

from Florida Sportsman Editor • May 17, 2013 Think recreational anglers aren’t an economic force? Think again. A report released this month by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) makes a powerful case that from an economic perspective that recreational fishing is just as important as commercial fishing despite a

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