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minimum fish sizes shore and boat maff nfsa

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hi guys
found this on another forum and thought it may serve as a reminder to all of us and the un-educated

DEFRA SIZE LIMITS (cm & in):
Bass - 42cm
Blue ling - 70cm/28in.
Saithe - 35cm/14in.
Cod - 35cm/14in.
Haddock - 30cm/12in.
Hake - 27cm/11in.
Herring - 20cm/8in.
Ling - 63cm/25in.
Mackerel - 30cm/12in North Sea, 20cm/8in Other.
Megrim - 20cm/12in.
Plaice - 27cm/11in.
Pollock - 30cm/12in.
Salmon - 58cm/23in (Scotland Only).
Sea Trout - 30cm/12in (Scotland Only).
Sole - 24cm/10in.
Scad - 15cm/6in.
Whiting - 27cm/11in.

NFSA SHORE SIZE LIMITS (cm & in):
Bass - 42cm.
Red Bream - 25cm/10in.
Black Bream - 24cm/9.5in.
Brill - 35cm/14in.
Blue Ling - 70cm/28in.
Bull Huss - 58cm/23in.
Saithe - 35cm/14in.
Cod - 35cm/14in.
Conger-eel - 91cm/26in.
Dab - 20cm/8in.
Spotted Dogfish - 38cm/15in.
Flounder - 25cm/10in.
Garfish - 38cm/15in.
Haddock - 30cm/14in.
Hake - 30cm/12in.
Herring - 20cm/8in.
Ling - 72cm/28in.
Mackerel - 30cm/12in.
Megrim - 25cm/10in.
Mullet - 33cm/13in.
Plaice - 28cm/11in.
Pollack - 30cm/12in.
Pouting - 18cm/7.25in.
Rockling/Goby - 18cm/7.25in.
Silver Eel - 38cm/15in.
Spurdog - 58cm/23in.
Skate/Ray - 41cm/16in.
Smoothound - 51cm/20in.
Salmon - 58cm/23in (Scotland Only).
Sea Trout - 30cm/12in (Scotland Only).
Sole - 25cm/10in.
Scad - 25cm/10in.
Trigger Fish - 30cm/12in.
Turbot - 35cm14in.
Whiting - 27cm/10.6in.
Witch - 28cm/11in.
Wrasse - 23cm/9in.
Weever - 20cm/8in.

NFSA BOAT SIZE LIMITS (cm & in):
Bass - 42cm
Red Bream - 25cm/10in.
Black Bream - 24cm/9.5in.
Brill - 35cm/14in.
Blue Ling - 70cm/28in.
Bull Huss - 58cm/23in.
Saithe - 35cm/14in.
Cod - 35cm/14in.
Conger-eel - 120cm/48in.
Dab - 20cm/8in.
Spotted Dogfish: 46cm/18in.
Flounder - 25cm/10in.
Garfish - 38cm/15in.
Haddock - 35cm/14in.
Hake - 30cm/12in.
Herring - 20cm/8in.
Ling - 72cm/28in.
Mackerel - 30cm/12in.
Megrim - 25cm/10in.
Mullet - 33cm/13in.
Plaice - 30cm/12in.
Pollack - 30cm/12in.
Pouting - 25cm/10in.
Rockling/Goby - 18cm/7.25in.
Silver Eel - 38cm/15in.
Spurdog - 58cm/23in.
Skate/Ray - 42cm/16in.
Smoothhound - 51cm/20in.
Salmon - 58cm/23in (Scotland Only).
Sea Trout - 30cm/12in (Scotland Only).
Sole - 25cm/10in.
Scad - 25cm/10in.
Trigger Fish - 30cm/12in.
Turbot - 41cm/16in.
Whiting - 27cm/10.6in.
Witch - 28cm/10.6in.
Wrasse - 23cm/9in.
Weever - 20cm/8in.

ALL WEIGHT LIMITS (kg and lb):
Halibut (Shore) - 10kg/22lb.
Halibut (Boat) - 3kg/6.6lb.
Monkfish (Shore & Boat) - 7kg/15.5lb.
Sharks (Shore) - 18kg/40lb.
Sharks (Boat) - 23kg/50.7lb.
Tope (Shore & Boat) - 9kg/20lbon minimum sizes

hopefully a mod will sticky it for a bit?
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i have just made up two of the following signs and i will be putting them up at salthouse this week end they are on card and are laminated

even if only one person reads them and adheres to them its a start


Minimum SIZE LIMITS (cm & in):
Bass - 36cm/14in.
Cod - 35cm/14in.
Dab- 20cm/8in.
Dog fish- 38cm/15in
Flounder- 25cm/10in.
Herring - 20cm/8in.
Mackerel - 30cm/12in North Sea.
Megrim - 20cm/8in.
Pouting- 18cm/7.25in.
Plaice - 27cm/11in.
Pollock - 30cm/12in.
Rockling- 18cm/7.25in Scad - 15cm/6in.
Smoothound- 51cm/20in.
Sole - 24cm/10in.
Whiting 聳 27cm/10.6in.
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the reason i am doing it at salt house is i will be going that way this weekend and that way if i can start the ball rolling then i hope some will follow and copy and past my list or make there own and put one or two up on there beachs if half of the anglers on this site did one poster it would spread the cost to all and might just be enough to stop the odd person which over the course of a year might just save a few little fish ok we will never stop it but at least we have the upper hand on those who do it and the antis 1 nill to the anglers
You have the old size for taking bass on there mate 42cm now
the post is from 2009 mate
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Hiya Bassboy
Not wanting to seem as if i'm nit picking.
But isn't the minimum size for Bass 42 cm.
Damn fine idea though what you've done (y) (y)

All the best in the New Year

Peter
the post is from 2009 mate
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