The Angling Trust has today written to European Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella ahead of the crucial EU Fisheries and Aquaculture Committee meeting on Friday January 23rd to urge the EU to resist pressure from French and other commercial fishing interests and proceed in full with a long overdue package of emergency measures to save threatened bass stocks in the English Channel, Southern North Sea and Irish and Celtic Seas.
Dr John O Connor reports back from the 13th Wales Air Ambulance Open held on Amroth Beach on the 4th of January.
The European Commission has announced a package of measures aimed at averting the collapse of the declining bass stock.
Bass Anglers Urged to Flood EU Commissioner with Emails Supporting Emergency Measures to Save Stocks
The Angling Trust has begun the New Year battling for bass with a fresh call to anglers urging them to flood the EU Commissioner with emails supporting the call by the UK for emergency measures to save threatened bass stocks.
Following the government’s failure at this week’s European Fisheries Council meeting to secure an agreement on threatened bass stocks, the Angling Trust has stepped up its campaign for urgent unilateral action to protect bass stocks in UK waters
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