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.

All anglers are invited to the Angling Trust South West Fisheries Forum at Chippenham, Wiltshire
 
Taking place on Wednesday September 5th 2018
 
at Biddestone Village Hall... Read more
Angling Trust | August 9 2018 | Other Articles

Roddy Rae - Reffis/Stanic

The Editor has requested that I do an article on Sea Trout fishing in Devon hence the title. It would be easy for me just to write a few paragraphs on my own experiences of fishing the Teign, Taw, Torridge, Mole or Dart and leave the... Read more

Roddy Rae | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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For the fly fisher who seeks nothing more than a sparkling stream to explore for a trout the South West is a wonderful place. Whether the moorland rivers of Dartmoor and Exmoor or the silky chalk streams of Wessex, this is a region with endless opportunities and challenges, not... Read more

Mike Weaver | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Salmon fishing in the westcountry is like no other place on earth. Many river valleys that have evolved over millions of years descend from the highest of Tors across the moors toward the Atlantic and the English Channel, each cutting deep scars through the hidden countryside... Read more

Bob Wellard | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Thanks to the dramatic growth of stocked reservoirs and purpose-built trout lakes, trout fishing is now more widely available than ever before and these new fisheries have provided countless thousands of anglers with the opportunity to cast a fly for trout without travelling far from home.


This expansion of stillwater trout fishing, however, has come at a time which has also... Read more

Mike Weaver | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Even the most professional and experienced of anglers must admit to there being a large degree of luck involved in the sport.

Perhaps luck isn't the right word, it's more 'unpredictability'. I'm sure most have caught a species or size of fish which was completely unexpected at the time. This has to be one of the attractions of the sport. The anticipation when watching the... Read more

Graham Sleeman | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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The grayling, in the past often maligned as vermin on trout rivers, is at last being recognised as a truly sporting and wild fish.

The fact that their season continues after the close of trout fishing, and that they take a fly readily, reinforces their attraction to the thinking, sporting angler.
A surge of interest has taken place in recent years, starting slowly back in the... Read more

David Pilkington | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Every year we seek a stunning cover picture. We plan it meticulously and it's a great excuse to go fishing. But it doesn't always work!
This year it was a two man, all night carp expedition to local water Clawford Vineyard. November is not my favourite month and I actually cancelled the trip on the preceding weekend due to forecasted `hurricanes' which didn't arrive on the night in... Read more

Graham Sleeman | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Tom Carter - 5lb Avon Bream

The Hampshire Avon

The Hampshire Avon rises in the Vale of Pewsey and, with its tributaries the Bourne and Wylye, drains the chalk of Salisbury plain. The River Nadder, which is joined by the Wylye near Salisbury... Read more

Steve Carter | December 9 2008 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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Wild brown trout on the moors, spring salmon in north Devon, sophisticated trout on the chalkstreams, big rainbows on famous reservoirs, night expeditions for sea trout, winter salmon in Cornwall - these are just a few of the pleasures awaiting the game fisherman in south west England.


And it is a long season too. Salmon are in season somewhere in the south west from... Read more

Mike Weaver | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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The majority of fly fishers in this country concentrate on fly fishing in stillwaters, whether reservoir, lake or pond. For many this is simply a choice of convenience, with few or no available rivers containing game fish in their area.


Others, such as I, are lucky enough to live in areas where there is an abundance of good river fishing at extremely reasonable prices, as... Read more

Simon Gawesworth | December 8 2008 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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