The Welsh Assembly Government web site reports as follows,

Big response to bass consultation

Carwyn Jones Minister for Environment , Planning and Countryside said
“The response is indicative of the strength of feeling about this issue and I thank everyone who took the time to contribute.

“There will now be a careful analysis of the information provided and once this has been completed I will announce what the next steps will be.”

The consultation sought views on an increase in the minimum landing size of bass from 36cm to 45 cm and a corresponding increase in the minimum mesh size for enmeshing nets targeting bass from 90mm to 105mm.