Fishing Information: Fishing Events Advice and Articles

The Fishing articles below provide information and contact details for Angling Associations, Charities and Angling bodies

Not all are specific to Game, Coarse or Sea Fishing. All the clubs and associations cover our South West region - an area which includes Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, South Gloucestershire and a small part of Hampshire. We are keen to promote Angling events within our region. If you have an event or article you would like considered for publication on our website please email [email protected] along with your contact details.

South West Fishing For Life have started a new Fly Fishing group for breast cancer patients in North Devon.
Gillian Payne who founded the group says its offers support and new friendships for ladies that have had breast cancer or lymph node surgery.

Fly fishing not only provides... Read more

South West Fishing for Life | September 20 2017 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice

Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) has announced that bidding for unique and extraordinary encounters available through its annual auction will open on 18th September 2017.

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Salmon & Trout Conservation UK | July 6 2017 | Tips and Advice

South West (Devon) Fisheries Forum

SOUTH WEST FISHERIES FORUM

SEPTEMBER 10TH 2016

The Kenn Centre

Exeter Road, Kennford

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Angling Trust | August 8 2016 | Other Articles
SHADY  CHARACTERS  NEEDED  TO  COOL  OUR  RIVERS
Fish in Britain’s rivers are under threat from warmer waters. Cold-water species such as Atlantic salmon and brown trout, are struggling to cope as climate change brings significant increases in temperature.... Read more
Woodland Trust | June 28 2016 | Other Articles

English and Welsh rivers were colonised by sea trout at the end of the last Ice Age, and their descendents are the populations of brown trout and sea trout we know today (both Salmo trutta). Resident and migratory characteristics have developed within individual catchments, so that some fish now remain permanently
resident (brown trout), some always migrate (sea trout) and others can do... Read more

Salmon & Trout Association | July 11 2011 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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South West Lakes Trust manages around 30 lakes as fisheries in the South West of England. The Trust was formed to provide, promote and enhance sustainable recreation, access and nature conservation at these lakes. One of the most popular activities for visitors is angling for both coarse and game fish. Each of the lakes has its own unique character. Some lakes are found in wild and secluded... Read more

South West Lakes Trust | September 22 2011 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Throughout the ages old codgers have always been ready to tell the world just how tough things were when they were young – and how easy things are for the new generation. Perhaps that view is wearing a bit thin, especially in the present economic climate, but there is one area where we have never had it so good – modern fly fishing tackle These thoughts came to the surface as I was sorting out... Read more

Mike Weaver | September 21 2011 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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The Salmon & Trout Association (S&TA) was established in 1903 to address the damage done to our rivers by the polluting effects of the Industrial Revolution. For 108 years, the Association has worked to protect fisheries, fish stocks and the wider aquatic environment on behalf of game angling and fisheries. In 2008, the Association was granted charitable status, primarily... Read more

Salmon & Trout Association | September 23 2011 | Other Articles
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South West Fishing For Life was started early in 2008 by Gillian Payne as a non profit organisation to help anyone suffering from, or recovering from, breast cancer. Fly fishing has been found to be very beneficial to anyone with breast cancer as it tones muscles, and talking to other people in the same situation always helps. The club has three groups at; Wimbleball lake on Exmoor,... Read more

Gillian Payne | September 22 2011 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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WCSRT is a charity, dedicated to the guardianship, protection, enhancement and maintenance of healthy, functioning ecosystems within the river corridors and catchments of the Wessex region.

Our vision is of healthy rivers which are valued and nurtured by the community and which exhibit:

  • Sustainable and naturally abundant wildlife
  • ... Read more
Brian Marshall | September 26 2011 | Other Articles
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Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust
Salmon & Trout Research Centre
East Stoke
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 6BB

Fish have one very large disadvantage for those who study them – it is very difficult and often... Read more

Bill Beaumont | September 21 2011 | Other Articles
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Of all the types of fishing I have sampled, taking fish off the surface has to be my favourite.
I must have been about 15 when I caught my first carp on a crust. I had spent many fruitless hours lobbing crusts (boilies did not exist) at the carp that cruised around the middle of my local lake.
These fish invariably appeared in the summer months during the heat of the early... Read more

Graham Sleeman | September 22 2011 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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The Bass Anglers' Sportfishing Society (BASS) is both a fishing club and an organisation dedicated to the conservation of the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax).
BASS was formed in March 1973 following a... Read more

Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society | June 9 2011 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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If you fish in rivers and lakes your main problem – finding the fish – is more or less solved, you know that (unless they have climbed out onto dry land) they are in there somewhere. Sea angling is an entirely different ball game. Your quarry has the entire Atlantic Ocean to swim in and might well be many miles from your chosen spot – tricky! On the credit side there will be many species to... Read more

Mike Ladle | September 22 2011 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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