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.

Team Get Hooked were delighted to try out Jake & Nayns' Naansters  range of delicious curry filled light and fluffy naan bread. Available in four flavours, they can be eaten hot (in the microwave) or cold and they won't fall apart whilst eating them!

 "Well these were a very nice... Read more

Get Hooked Guide | April 17 2019 | Other Articles

When I first came to the South West over 35 years ago, the general wisdom was that fly fishing for brown trout on our rivers was at its best between start of the season and early June, and then became so difficult that it was hardly... Read more

Mike Weaver | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Since their introduction in the 1950s at the hands of the local water authorities and the Angling Times, barbel have come to dominate the middle and lower reaches of the Bristol Avon. Venues like Lacock, Peckingells and Claverton have achieved national recognition, and specimens in excess of fifteen pounds have been caught.

To many, the Avon is a barbel river now, and I have pursued old... Read more

Jon Berry | November 21 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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In 1961 with my late husband Gerald Fox-Edwards I bought a fishing pub. As a Londoner and an actress I knew positively nothing about fishing and little about hotel keeping. But Gerald’s health was worrying and his doctors advised... Read more

Anne Voss-Bark | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Bill Eliot, Hon Sec. Liskeard & District A.C.

The River Fowey is a prime Cornish spate river giving excellent salmon and seatrout fishing. It is one of only two rivers in the south west of England holding its targets for sustainable salmonid stocks... Read more

Bill Eliot | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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The margin between success and relative failure in fishing can be very small and this is particularly so in the case of the type of angling that I enjoy most – fly-fishing for trout on rivers. Indeed, there is an old saying that ten per cent of the fishermen catch ninety... Read more

Mike Weaver | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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By The Editor


There are many bitter sweet experiences in the life of an angler.

We must all know that feeling of getting a good fish to the net only for it to shed the hook at the last moment.

Even worse perhaps is striking into some... Read more

Graham Sleeman | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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It’s official - Recreational Sea Angling is a part of the marine fisheries sector!

In Get Hooked 2005, I covered some of the recommendations to Government from the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit outlined in a report called 'Net Benefits'. The Government have now responded to the recommendations with their publication of Securing the Benefits [visit:... Read more

Malcolm Gilbert | December 10 2008 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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The European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) is an incredibly important, but often under-valued fish species in the Atlantic Area. It is essential to the economic viability of many small-scale coastal fishing communities in Europe as well forming part of the traditional... Read more

Toby Russell | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Tony Clare is RNLI Sea Safety Manager, North Division

As one of the fastest growing family sports in the UK, Boat Angling presents a fun way for the family to get afloat while enjoying fishing from the boat off our Coastal Waters. Although the boat itself is the vehicle to get to the fishing grounds where the hobby takes place, the sea has a history of being un-predictable... Read more

Tony Clare | December 10 2008 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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Picture: The correct keepnet - essential for every angler! Alex Murray at Viaduct Fisheries

The correct keepnet - essential for every angler! Alex Murray at Viaduct FisheriesIt seems hard to believe that it is only three years ago that the Angling... Read more

Bruno Broughton | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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