At Cornwall IFCA’s Committee meeting on Friday 18 September, several Cornwall IFCA Committee members agreed that there is a problem with net-caught bass landings going up in Cornwall and expressed concern that some Cornish fixed netters are illegally targeting bass and landing it as “unavoidable bycatch”.  In 2019, nearly 70% of all net-caught bass landed […]

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July 2020 Sarah Dolman,  Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society – Wildlife & Countryside Link Blog The biggest killer of dolphins and porpoises in the seas of Europe is accidental entanglement in fishing nets. Known as bycatch, many thousands meet this unnecessary and frankly horrific death every year. So I was delighted when the European Commission announced action to […]

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Proposed bass measures for 2020   UK Government / MMO TAC regulations are expected to be published in January 2020. Published 8 January 2020 The new TAC regulations are expected to be published later in January 2020. In the meantime current regulations still apply. This means that in January 2020: commercial bass fisheries limits remain as outlined in […]

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