Statutory guidance

Bass industry guidance 2020

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

Documents

Map - Recreational bass fishing restrictions

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Map - Commercial bass fishing restrictions

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Council Regulation

Details

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

There is now a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements.

The current rules on bass fishing for the UK and EU will continue to apply during the transition period.

New rules will take effect on 1 January 2021.

Guidance on the landing obligation

Council Regulation (EU)

Contact your local office for further information.

Published 26 February 2020