Statutory guidance

Bass industry guidance 2020

Information on the rules, regulations and restrictions for bass fishing in 2020 and 2021

This publication was withdrawn on

guidance updated with 2021 guidance



The Bass Measures 2020 as per Article 10 of Council Regulation (EU) were carried over on 1 January 2021 and will remain in place until annual negotiations have been completed, and any implementation steps to be taken at UK level have been carried out. Current bass authorisations remain valid until further notice in line with the 2020 guidance, but are applicable within the British Fishery Limits only. You should continue to refer to the Bass Fishing Guidance 2020 until otherwise advised by the MMO.

Guidance on the landing obligation

Council Regulation (EU)

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Published 26 February 2020
Last updated 31 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. Council regs updated

  2. carry over on 1 January 2021

  3. First published.