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.

Applications are now open for Wheelyboat fundingmaking fishing and angling accessible for all
 

December 2nd 2019  Deadline for applications is Saturday January 4th 2020

The Wheelyboat Trust and the Angling Trust are delighted to announce the second... Read more

Angling Trust & The Wheelyboat Trust | December 9 2019 | Tips and Advice
#ClimateStrike | September 20 2019 | Tips and Advice

Environment Agency - 2009 RFERAC Cornwall Fisheries Report
Enforcement
We've had a number of high profile enforcement
successes, several of which have led to
widespread media coverage. In June, a
Wadebridge man was found guilty of the illegal
capture of a salmon from the River Camel. A
fishmonger was also found guilty of the illegal
purchase... Read more

Environment Agency | December 2 2009 | Other Articles
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The Avon Roach Project  2009                                                                      Spawning to Burgate

 

The roach has played a huge role in the history of the Hampshire Avon... Read more

Budgie Price | October 12 2009 | Other Articles
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The competition was held was held over six days from Saturday 26th September to Friday 2nd October with most anglers arriving on the Saturday and Sunday from brigades throughout Britain. The most travelled coming from Strathclyde and were accommodated at Littlesea Holiday Park in Weymouth.

The event consisted of one day shore fishing and one day boat... Read more

Jim Hadwin | October 26 2009 | Other Articles
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 Angling Trust and WWF launch campaign to protect rivers under threat

In response to Tuesday’s report from the Environment... Read more

Angling Trust | September 24 2009 | Other Articles
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  Chalk Stream Research Could Unravel Atlantic Salmon Declines Globally



Atlantic salmon have suffered a massive 70 per cent decline in the past 30 years and there is now an international effort in place to provide effective conservation and... Read more

Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust | July 21 2009 | Other Articles
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SWRA is the voice of riparian owners and game angling in the South West. It is the umbrella of the individual river associations in the South West and a powerful lobbying body regularly consulted by the Environment Agency and Government. Its main aim is to see salmon and sea trout stocks and the sport of angling for them return to their former glory.

As with many aspects of... Read more

Roger Furniss | July 10 2009 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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There is delight in the early years of angling that can live forever in the memory. The thrill when that first fish is brought to the water's edge, an intriguing creature from another dimension.I have taken several young people fishing over the last few years and most are... Read more

Wayne Thomas | May 27 2009 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Both regular and occasional anglers enjoy using the various fishing facilities provided by Wessex Water at its reservoirs in Somerset. The fisheries at Clatworthy, Hawkridge and Sutton Bingham reservoirs offer a friendly, personal service and the chance of sport in surroundings second to none. Durleigh reservoir, west of Bridgwater, provides coarse anglers with a similar opportunity.

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Wessex Water | May 27 2009 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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Big fish prizes

Every month a prize of £50.00 is awarded to the biggest fish reported from each venue. The biggest fish for the year from Chew, Blagdon and the Barrows will win its captor £200.00. (Fish must be witnessed by a member of the fisheries team).

Competitions... Read more

Bristol Water | May 27 2009 | Game Fishing Articles: Fishing Tips and Advice
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I have just got back from a chilly afternoon on the Dorset Stour. At the moment we are in the middle of another cold snap, a cold snap made special this winter by the snow. The river looked impossibly black as it wound between white drifts. The willows were weighed down with snow but every few moments a layer of it lost its hold and slid with a curious hiss into the slow flowing water.... Read more

Chris Yates | May 27 2009 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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