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.

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

River Wey opened up for fish passage
The River Wey in Weymouth is now open for sea trout and salmon migration every day, for the first time in a century. Westham Bridge, built in the early 1900s, effectively blocks off the River Wey from Weymouth Harbour. All water leaving the river system has to pass through a series of penstocks and flood flap controlled culverts. Migration is now... Read more

Environment Agency | February 12 2014 | Other Articles
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South West Lakes Trust | January 17 2014 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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In Devon, the fish pass at Tipton St. John on the River Otter has now been completed. This site was previously discussed in our May edition of the newsletter and will allow upstream passage for fish, especially salmon.
Two weirs near Storridge, River Yealm in South Devon were dismantled and have been carefully rebuilt under the close supervision of Julian Payne, one of our... Read more

Environment Agency | November 29 2013 | Other Articles
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 East Lyn Fishery to remain closed - September 2013

The Watersmeet and Glenthorne fishery on Exmoor’s River Lyn is to remain closed until the end of the 2013 season to safeguard salmon and sea trout stocks. The Environment Agency closed the fishery on July 12 following a higher than normal number of fish deaths due to disease. The action was taken to... Read more

Environment Agency | September 11 2013 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Fish passage improvements
We have paid for the feasibility studies and designs for fish and eel passes at Clapton and Seaborough on the River Axe, Dorset. Both of these projects are being managed by the Westcountry Rivers Trust with funding through the Axe Exe River Restoration Project. Feasibility studies and initial designs have also been completed for a number of other sites,... Read more

Environment Agency | September 9 2013 | Other Articles
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Stillwater Fish Ageing Surveys
A service to stillwater fisheries April 2013
Understanding how the fish in your water are growing can provide vital information to help you manage your fishery. Our Fish Ageing Surveys are a quick and easy way of gaining vital knowledge about the growth and health of your fish. The service is free and easy to use.
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Environment Agency | June 19 2013 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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This newsletter is a quarterly update on some of the fisheries work undertaken by the Environment Agency and other partners including the Rivers Trusts, within the South West region.
Fish passage improvements
Our Cornwall fisheries team employed APEM to undertake assessments for fish and eel passage at 11 weir sites and 24 hydrometric structures owned by us. The weir sites were... Read more

Environment Agency | June 19 2013 | Other Articles
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River Exe & Tributaries Association | June 5 2013 | Other Articles
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Get Hooked | May 31 2013 | Other Articles
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At Kennick Reservoir, Christow, near Exeter

Full Day sessions
10:00am to 4:00pm
Starting with the basics of equipment, casting techniques, knots, fly selection, fishing techniques, playing and landing a fish. Also opportunity to fish in the afternoon. Price includes tuition, loan of all tackle and fishing permit..

Sat 8 June, Sun 23 June, Sun 7 July, Sat 27 July 2013... Read more

Environment Agency | May 21 2013 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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