Archive for April, 2015

SSACN Outreach Newsletter #1

SSACN Outreach Newsletter #1

The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network’s Outreach Team have released their first Newsletter. Thanks to funding we have been able to recruit a full time Project Officer, Samantha King, to build on the successes of our existing Community Outreach Programme by introducing a series of ‘SSACN Outreach Hubs’. Samantha is currently in the process of […]

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SSACN Outreach Newsletter #1

SSACN Outreach Newsletter #1

The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network’s Outreach Team have released their first Newsletter. Thanks to funding we have been able to recruit a full time Project Officer, Samantha King, to build on the successes of our existing Community Outreach Programme by introducing a series of ‘SSACN Outreach Hubs’. Samantha is currently in the process of […]

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COAST’s Howard Wood wins Goldman Environmental Prize

COAST’s Howard Wood wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Congratulations go to Howard Wood for receiving an International award for COAST’s (Community of Arran Seabed Trust) marine restoration campaign. Howard Wood, chairman and co-founder of COAST has been awarded the highly prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for his work with COAST’s community of marine volunteers promoting sustainable management of Arran’s seas. It is the first […]

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Ireland Confirms Two Bass Daily Bag Limit

Ireland Confirms Two Bass Daily Bag Limit

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has confirmed that Bass Fishing Conservation S.I. No. 826 OF 2007 remains in force and imposes a bag limit of two bass in any one period of 24 hours. The Irish bye-law also places a ban on angling for bass during the spawning season, which runs from 15th May to the […]

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Bass bag limit briefing

Bass bag limit briefing

From an Angling Trust article WHY HAS THE BAG LIMIT BEEN INTRODUCED? In 2014 the International Council for Exploration of the Seas (ICES) – which produces independent international scientific advice on fishing – advised landings of bass to be reduced by approximately 80 per cent due to successive years of recruitment failure, increasing commercial landings […]

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