Statutory guidance

Bass fishing guidance 2017

How many fish you can catch, when and where fishing is prohibited, and the minimum conservation reference size (MCRS).



If you fish for bass commercially or recreation you will need to comply with the rules for:

  • where you can catch bass
  • how much bass you can catch
  • the minimum size you can keep
Published 31 January 2017
Last updated 1 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Bass guidance updated
  2. Text added
  3. Date changed from the 14 to 21 March 2017
  4. Representations letter information added
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  6. First published.