Bass Management

Bass Fishing Guidance 2018
National and international regulations have been introduced to manage the bass fishery. Information on the rules, regulations and restrictions for bass fishing may be found on the MMO’s website https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bass-industry-guidance-2018
 

Bass Nursery Areas
There are regulations across the District regarding fishing within designated bass nursery areas. A booklet was produced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on Bass Nursery Areas and Other Conservation Measures which can be seen here. Minimum size for Bass was updated to 42cm by EU legislation introduced in 2015. Details can be seen here.

These regulations are defined for the different areas of the District below:

Southern IFCA District

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