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.
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December 19th 2011
Salmon prepare to spawn as wet weather helps restore flows in south west rivers The wet weather has been bad news for Christmas shoppers, but couldn’t have come at a better time for salmon and sea trout returning to... Read more
Angling Under Threat
Illegal imports of live fish generate more comment than any other facet of angling. Most anglers believe illegal imports damage angling and should be stopped. Others feel that foreign fish should be allowed onto secure enclosed, licensed sites. A few in the angling fraternity feel that movements of live fish should be de... Read more
Throop Fisheries Enhancement at Glen’s Weir August 2011
Dorset Stour at Holdenhurst
For the ninth year in a row the Fisheries Recreation & Biodiversity Team at
Blandford combined with the Avon & Stour Ops Delivery Field Team, has now
successfully completed the latest enhancement works on the Dorset Stour.
The works were at Throop Fishery and the project... Read more
One of the questions many people ask me when they find out I’m an angler is what got me into it and why is it such a big part of my life. My response always is, “My Dad got me into the sport and for that I am eternally grateful.” Angling like with many of us, to me is more than just a hobby, it is my life and everything I do, the people I know and my career... Read more
********* Fisheries Courses At Bridgwater College *********
Study for an Extended Diploma in Fishery Management or Diploma... Read more
25th October 2011
Salmon and sea trout can migrate more easily up the River Taw thanks to a ‘Dam Buster’ operation carried out by the Environment Agency and West Country Rivers Trust. The weir near the Dartmoor village of Belstone was a serious obstruction to fish trying to spawn on the headwaters of the Taw. Dating from the 1960’s, the structure at Taw Marsh was... Read more
Press release 19 September 2011
Gloves off: Scientists Chart Chinese Mitten Crab Invasion
Become a nature detective and record the invasion of the alien Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in rivers of England and Wales. Scientists from a number of UK research institutes, including... Read more
South West Fishing For Life launched their 3rd group in Cornwall in April The group has just 4 members at the moment but will grow as people hear about what fun and therapy fishing can be, in a beautiful location.
As one member said “a soul healing experience”
We have lovely qualified coaches who run the... Read more