Minimum Landing Sizes and Protection status for Common UK fish

Below is our list of protected and size restricted common UK seafish. Note the new rules for Bass!

MLS – Minimum Legal Size you can take home.

RMS – Recommended Minimum Size – no minimum legal size for this fish but a recommendation based on first breeding age of females.

You measure a fish from tip to tip like this.

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This information is meant as as guide only,  more in-depth information and regional variances  can be found in the links below.