Statutory guidance

Bass industry guidance 2019

Information on the rules, regulations and restrictions for bass fishing in 2019.


Bass regulation


There is a total ban on bass landings until 1 April 2019.

The bass control measures described implement European measures designed to manage fishing effort in order to help protect and improve bass stocks.

Once the United Kingdom has left the European Union the control measures and restrictions set out in the 2019 EU fishing opportunities regulation will continue to apply until such time they are replaced

Guidance on the landing obligation

Council Regulation (EU)

Contact your local office for further information.

Published 14 February 2019
Last updated 7 September 2020 + show all updates
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