Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

WAG statement re bass mls

On 11 October 2006, Carwyn Jones, Minister for Environment, Planning and Countryside for the Welsh Assembly Government announced the results of the consultation into the proposal to increase the minimum landing size (mls) of bass, together with an appropriate increase in the commercial net mesh size. [NB – Defra announced its decision on 10 August 2006.]

The Minister has decided that, the minimum landing size (MLS) for sea bass is to be standardised in Welsh waters out to 12 nautical miles at 37.5cm, with a minimum mesh size (MMS) of 100mm. Full details.