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.

#ClimateStrike | September 20 2019 | Tips and Advice


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Angling Trust

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Angling Trust | February 22 2012 | Other Articles
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Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland (CfR) is a registered charity which supports women who have or have had breast cancer. It provides an innovative outdoor programme, the first of its kind in this country, which combines fly fishing, counselling and education to promote mental and physical healing within a rural background. This innovative programme, the first of its kind in this... Read more

Sue Shaw | February 10 2012 | Other Articles
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Family Trout Fishing day 7th August at Siblyback Lakes

The weather was unsure but we were lucky not to get too wet. Good numbers of people arrived despite traffic and weather and two very lucky Liverpool supporters caught fish on the day. Great atmosphere and a great... Read more

Environment Agency | January 19 2012 | Other Articles
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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

Environment Agency | January 5 2012 | Other Articles
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  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

Cefas | December 2 2011 | Other Articles
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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

Environment Agency | November 9 2011 | Other Articles
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November 2011

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

Lucy Bowden | November 3 2011 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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October 2011

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Study for an Extended Diploma in Fishery Management or Diploma... Read more

Bridgwater College | October 31 2011 | Other Articles
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  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

Environment Agency | October 26 2011 | Other Articles
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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

Natural History Museum | September 19 2011 | Other Articles
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