bass regulations

  • MMO under fire over bass fishing applications

    MMO under fire over bass fishing applications

    15th May 2017

    The MMO has rejected 261 applications for authorisations to fish bass under the new 2017 regulations, reports Tim Oliver. It received 661 applications, of which 377 had been approved and 261 rejected as of 8 May, while 23 were still…

  • Member States agree MSY targets

    Member States agree MSY targets

    29th February 2016

    A DEFRA minister and MPs agreed last week that it was essential for EU bass management to be based on scientific advice, and on the need to avoid setting commercial fishermen against recreational anglers, reports Tim Oliver. Speaking in a…

  • Thumbs down to new bass regulations

    30th October 2015

    Bass protection has been given the ‘thumbs down’ by the majority of South West fishermen, with recently imposed measures described as ‘too harsh and too late’ by Cornish line fisherman, James (Shamus) Nicholls, reports Phil Lockley. A time-served pole and…


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