Jan 2021: Bass Fishing

Posted on 18th January 2021

It has been announced that the 2020 rules for recreational bass fishing have been rolled over for 2021 for both recreational and commercial fishing. The following statement is from the Gov.UK website.

The current Bass Measures 2020 as per Article 10 of  Council Regulation (EU)  will carry over on 1 January 2021. Landings limits in 2021 will provisionally stay the same until further notice into the new year, once annual negotiations for 2021 have been completed, and any implementation steps to be taken at UK level to take any changes into account have taken place. Current bass authorisations continue to be valid, please continue to refer to the Bass Fishing Guidance 2020.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bass-industry-guidance-2020

Please note that the National Lockdown rules may prohibit certain leisure activities. Be sure to check the national and local lockdown rules to ensure that recreational sea angling is allowed before going fishing.

https://www.sportengland.org/how-we-can-help/coronavirus/return-play/frequently-asked-questions-national-lockdown-restrictions

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