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.
The Wheelyboat Trust and the Angling Trust are delighted to announce the second... Read more
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Environment Agency - 2009 RFERAC Cornwall Fisheries Report
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
The Avon Roach Project 2009
The roach has played a huge role in the history of the Hampshire Avon... Read more
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
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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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