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

Chalk rivers are recognised as being one of the most managed types of river system in the UK, having suffered from excessive dredging and channel re-alignment for land drainage purposes, resulting in watercourses which are too wide and deep for natural river flows. This has destroyed habitats, damaged fish and vegetation communities, silted up gravels and disconnected the river with the flood... Read more

Allan Frake | May 27 2009 | Coarse and Carp Fishing Articles
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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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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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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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South West Fishing For Life was started early in 2008 by Gillian Payne as a non profit organisation to help anyone suffering from, or recovering from, breast cancer. Fly fishing has been found to be very beneficial to anyone with breast cancer as it tones muscles and talking to other people in the same situation always helps. Tuition and tackle is provided to allow a mornings fishing, with... Read more

Patrick Veale | May 29 2009 | Other Articles
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Vicars only have to work on Sundays. Airline pilots get free flights. Tree surgeons never go short of firewood. Every job has its perks.

Being a weekly fishing columnist means that occasionally people invite me to go fishing. Pat Carlin is such a person. When he wrote to me and invited me to join him on his charter boat the Channel Chieftain for a day’s wreck fishing from Weymouth, it... Read more

Nick Fisher | May 29 2009 | Sea Fishing Articles: Tips and Advice
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Vranch House School
For children with cererbral palsy & all children with physical difficulties

Fly Fishing Charity Challenges
Over £180,000 has been raised since1992.

Pairs of anglers are... Read more

Sue Gould | July 10 2009 | Other Articles
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The Westcountry Rivers Trust is an environmental charity, established in 1995 to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of the rivers and streams in the Westcountry, and advance the education of the public in the management of water.

The Trust was formed by a group of passionate conservationists who recognised that the integrity of our rivers... Read more

Toby Russell | July 10 2009 | Other Articles
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