Bass Protection and Conservation


BASS

Protect and Respect

 

The Bass (Conservation of Stocks)Order, 1990

  1. Minimum overall size limit of 40cm from tip of snout to end of tail
  2. Commercial fishing for bass is prohibited, the taking of bass using nets is prohibited, and Irish fishing boats must not have bass on board or engage in transshipment of bass.

Bass Fishing Conservation S.I. NO. 826 OF 2007

  1. A bag limit on anglers of two bass in any one period of 24 hours
  2. There is a ban on angling for bass during the spawning season 15th May to the 15th June.

Bass (Restriction on Sale) Order S.I. No. 367 of 2007

  1. The effect of this Order is to prohibit the sale or offer for sale of bass (other than bass which has been imported into the State) from 1st day of July to 30th day of June.

More information Here

Inland Fisheries Ireland

Inland Fisheries Irelands national 24 Hour Confidential Phone Line is designed to encourage the reporting of incidences of illegal fishing, water pollution and invasive species. Inland Fisheries Ireland staff will investigate the reports and process as appropriate.

The all important number is 1890 34 74 24 or for easier recall 1890 FISH 24.

More information Here

6 responses

20 06 2011
As the clock struck midnight …. « Wexford Angling Blog

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5 04 2012
arron

hi i live in new ross and am wanting to start, where is the best place to start and with what? i also want to fly fish for bass can u help pleas

13 04 2012
dannymeagher

Hi Arron,

I only seen your comment now. I think the best place to start would be to contact Jim at http://www.probassfisher.com/ . I think he runs various work shops to cater for your requirements, which covers all aspects of the sport.
Regards,
Danny.

13 04 2012
arron

thank you

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